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ERIC Number: ED524441
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 16
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
National CrossTalk. Volume 14, Number 2, Spring 2006
Trombley, William, Ed.
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
The primary purpose of "National CrossTalk" is to stimulate informed discussion and debate of higher education issues. This issue contains the following articles: (1) "Effectiveness and Efficiency": The University System of Maryland's Campaign to Control Costs and Increase Student Aid (Kay Mills); (2) Remote Access: Western Governors University Offers "Competency-Based" Higher Education, at a Distance (Kathy Witkowsky); (3) The Future, on Loan: Many College Students Are Heading toward a Life of Debt (William Trombley); (4) Katie Christofferson (Kathy Witkowsky) (5) Joshua Drake (Susan C. Thomson); (6) Joh-Anna Kirkland (Susan C. Thomson); and (7) Thomas Dillon (Lori Valigra). Other Voices, a regular feature, contains the following articles: (1) Fear of Borrowing: Debt Aversion Is a Barrier to College Access, Especially for Low-Income Students (Pamela Burdman); (2) Funding Public Higher Education: A Brief Overview of the Fiscal Landscape Facing the States (Brian Stenson); and (3) College Student Literacy: New Report Provides Compelling Evidence that America's Students Are Not Measuring Up (Emerson J. Elliott).(Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
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