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Scott, George A. – US Government Accountability Office, 2012
The number of students seeking postsecondary education at public or private nonprofit institutions has increased by 31 percent over the last decade, and close to 90 percent of the overall student population is now enrolled in these types of schools. As demand for a postsecondary education has grown, so has the cost, and families are finding…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, Public Colleges
Iritani, Katherine M. – US Government Accountability Office, 2010
Postsecondary education plays an important role in producing a skilled workforce able to compete in the global economy. Some stakeholders have suggested that collecting information on graduates' employment outcomes--whether they are employed in their field of study, for example--will provide better information to help assess the impact of a…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, College Graduates, Employment, Student Records
US Government Accountability Office, 2009
The Academic Competitiveness (AC) and National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent (SMART) Grants were established by the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. The grants provide merit-based financial aid to certain low-income college students eligible for Federal Pell Grants and are administered by the Department of Education (Education).…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid, Eligibility, Problems
Bellis, David D. – US Government Accountability Office, 2004
This study examined the extent to which community colleges and technical schools are involved in remedial education and workforce training efforts as well as academic preparation activities; how state and federal funding support these academic and training efforts; and what is known about schools' efforts to measure outcomes, including the rates…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Financial Support, Labor Force, Job Skills