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Georgia education officials tackle college attainment gap
Removing financial, other obstacles to degrees can get students across the finish line
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This fall, thousands of young Georgians had to give up on a dream. These students, more than 7,000 of them, were “purged” from the state’s universities and could not finish their education. “Sometimes they are not able to finish because of a lack of a few hundred dollars,” said Hank Huckaby, chancellor of the University System of Georgia.