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ERIC Number: ED468845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Aug-23
Pages: 108
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Who Should We Help? The Negative Social Consequences of Merit Scholarships.
Heller, Donald E., Ed.; Marin, Patricia, Ed.
This is a collection of papers from a 2001 symposium at Harvard University entitled "State Merit Aid Programs: College Access and Equity." After a Foreword by Gary Orfield, the seven papers are (1) "State Merit Scholarship Programs: An Introduction" (Donald E. Heller); (2) "Merit Scholarships and College Access: Evidence from Florida and Michigan" (Donald E. Heller and Christopher J. Rasmussen); (3) "Incentive Effects of New Mexico's Merit-Based Scholarship Program: Who Responds and How?" (Melissa Binder, Philip T. Ganderton, and Kristin Hutchens); (4) "Race and the Effects of Georgia's HOPE Scholarship" (Christopher Cornwell and David B. Mustard); (5) "Race, Income, and the Impact of Merit Aid" (Susan Dynarski); (6) "Do State Financial Aid Programs Cause Colleges To Raise Prices? The Case of the Georgia HOPE Scholarship" (Bridget Terry Long); and (7) "Merit Scholarships and the Outlook for Equal Opportunities in Higher Education" (Patricia Marin). (Individual papers contain references.) (SM)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Harvard Civil Rights Project, Cambridge, MA.
Identifiers - Location: Florida; Georgia; Michigan; New Mexico