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Author(s):St. John, E
Title:The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
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Date:2002
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Short Description:Reviews trends related to financial access, develops a conceptual model that incorporates both the academic and economic explanations for access, and uses the model to reexamine NCES’ analyses of enrollment behavior by college-qualified students.
Annotation:The gap in college participation rates between low-income and high-income students and between minorities and Whites has grown increasingly wider since 1980, creating new levels of inequality in college access. This paper reviews trends related to financial access, develops a conceptual model that incorporates both the academic and economic explanations for access, and uses the model to reexamine NCES’ analyses of enrollment behavior by college-qualified students in the high school class of 1992.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
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Financial Aid
Low-Income Students

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