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Document Number: 4660

Preserving Access With Excellence: Financing for Rural Community Colleges - According to this report, because of their isolated location, many of the 1.8 million adults attending rural community colleges have no other option for accessing higher education. The report finds that even this limited access to a college education is being threatened by state policies that increase tuition and reduce institutional support and financial aid. (Stephen G. Katsinas, King F. Alexander and Ronald D. Opp, Rural Community College Initiative, MDC Inc., 2003)...

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