Document Number: 10648Using a Latino Lens to Reimagine Aid Design and Delivery - Federal aid policy must be redesigned, the author argues. Recognizing the growing population of nontraditional students and the nation's need for a more educated workforce, she advocates prioritizing access for Latino students while folding in incentives to complete. Support services for first-generation and low-income students must accompany effective financial aid policy and that support starts with outreach into diverse communities to inform students and their families about federal financial aid and college performance to help them find the "best fit" institution.(Deborah A. Santiago, Excelencia in Education, February 2013)...
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