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Serow, Robert C. – Review of Higher Education, 2004
The 1944 G.I. Bill is often thought to have democratized higher education in the United States. This paper reviews evidence showing that the G.I. Bill's impact on education enrollments was more limited than is generally recognized. It attributes the gap between the law's perceived and documented effects to the symbolism surrounding postwar…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Democracy, Enrollment, Educational Policy