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Author(s):Mortenson, T. G
Title:Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Short Description:Presentation which contrasts the policy imperatives of human capital economy and the changing demography of the United States with the state, federal, and institutional policy choices the policy-makers have made.
Annotation:Presentation which contrasts the policy imperatives of human capital economy and the changing demography of the United States with the state, federal, and institutional policy choices the policy-makers have made. The article presents detailed descriptions of these policy imperatives. The author then explores the consequences of the "failure to align policy choices with policy imperatives." A series of charts and graphs are included to support the author's assertions.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid

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