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ERIC Number: ED254160
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Pages: 388
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Assessment of Alternative Student and Delivery Systems: Assessment of the Current Delivery System. Supplement I to the Final Report.
Advanced Technology, Inc., Reston, VA.; Westat Research, Inc., Rockville, MD.
The effects of the current student financial aid delivery system on five major participant groups are examined: federal government, states/guarantee agencies, postsecondary institutions, lenders and secondary markets, and applicants and families. Attention is directed to effects of the current system, including: administrative costs, fund forecasting, fund control, availability of information, integration across programs, other aid programs, net revenue, certainty of funds, processing time, distribution of aid, rate of return for lenders, costs and time involved for applicants, turnaround time, miscalculation/error, and database vulnerability. This information is provided for specific aid programs, including the Guaranteed Student Loan program and the Pell Grant program. Appended materials include: a chart of current delivery system activities, results of a 1982 survey of consumer complaints, and a glossary.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Student Financial Assistance (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Advanced Technology, Inc., Reston, VA.; Westat Research, Inc., Rockville, MD.
Note: For related documents, see HE 018 112-135 and HE 018 137-140.