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Author(s):Price, D., and Bell. A
Title:Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Organization:Center for American Progress
Short Description:This report briefly summarizes the limitations of current federal access policies with particular attention to working adults.
Annotation:This report briefly summarizes the limitations of current federal access policies with particular attention to working adults. It examines the core policy areas that can serve as a foundation for a progressive higher education agenda to benefit working adults, and concludes that current federal access policies, including financial aid benefits such as Pell Grants and academic and social support programs such as so-called TRIO programs, should be adapted so working adults are treated equitably in eligibility and access to these benefits.
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Associated Keywords:
Adult Students
College Access
Employment and Workforce Development
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
Social and Economic Benefits/Economic Development
TRIO Programs

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