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Document Number: 7092

Mortgaging Our Future: How Financial Barriers to College Undercut America's Global Competitiveness - This report argues that Americaís global competitiveness depends on the ability of our high school graduates to earn at least a bachelorís degree. As in recent decades, financial barriers are a major factor in preventing large numbers of college-qualified students from earning a bachelorís degree, particularly those from low- and moderate-income families. This report follows by focuses on how financial barriers created by rising college prices and insufficient need-based financial aid undercut bachelorís degree attainment in the United States. (The Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, September 2006) ...

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