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Mercer, Kerri Russo – Community College Review, 2009
The correctional population in the United States has increased dramatically in the past two decades and shows no sign of tapering off. In addition, the recidivism rates of those inmates who are released are high. Consequently, various constituencies have questioned how the number of inmates who return to the correctional population can be reduced.…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Postsecondary Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support
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Fitzgerald, Brian K. – Change, 2004
Despite federal investments in student aid--plus tax credits exceeding $70 billion and state expenditures for institutions and students exceeding $65 billion--record high financial barriers erected by recent changes in tuition and financial aid have prevented hundreds of thousands of college-qualified high school graduates from enrolling in…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Economically Disadvantaged, High School Graduates, Higher Education