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    QC ranks top one percent in economic mobilization study

    The “New York Times” recently published a study by the Equality of Opportunity Project, which used federal Internal Revenue Service data of 2,200 United States colleges and universities. The study compared the parental income of roughly 30 million students born between 1980-1991 to the children’s income as college-educated adults. The analysis ranked Queens College in the top one percent of all colleges in moving students from the bottom fifth of income distribution to the top fifth. The City University of New York ranked in the top tier and moved almost six times as many low- income students into the middle class and above than all eight Ivy League campuses, Duke,…