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Author(s):Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Title:Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
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Date:2003
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Short Description:Although college attendance has been expanding, low-income students and students of color are still consistently underrepresented in college success statistics.
Annotation:Although college attendance has been expanding, low-income students and students of color are still consistently underrepresented in college success statistics. It is critical to shift the focus of higher education reform from simply providing access to providing access for success. This article summarizes the discussion at the September 2002 Western Regional Policy Forum which addressed factors affecting college access and persistence, including financial aid, access to a rigorous high school curriculum, and family involvement in education.
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