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Author(s):Blanco, C.D., Jones, D.P., Longanecker, D.A., and Michelau, D.K.
Title:Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Source:http://www.wiche.edu/Policy/Changing_direction/...
Date:2007
Organization:Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)
Short Description:This monograph provides a systematic discussion of and strategies for aligning state policies in the areas of finance, regulation, accountability, and governance to improve college readiness, access, and success.
Annotation:This monograph, the last of a series from the “Changing Direction: Integrating Higher Education Financial Aid and Financing Policy” project, provides a systematic discussion of and strategies for aligning state policies in the areas of finance, regulation, accountability, and governance to improve college readiness, access, and success.
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Accountability
College Access
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Financial Aid
Policy
Preparation/College Readiness
State-Level Information
Student Success

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