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Document Number: 7192

Recession, Retrenchment, and Recovery: State Higher Education Funding & Student Financial Aid - As the nation emerges from the first recession of the 21st century, states need to assess the consequences, take stock of their challenges and resources and do what they can to prepare for the inevitable next fiscal crisis. The goal of this report is to identify and disseminate successful state-level strategies and policy tools to protect studentsí access to postsecondary education through recession, retrenchment and recovery, and to identify strategies to help bridge these cycles. Of particular concern was the effect of recessions on access to college for students, particularly low-income students. (College of Education, Illinois State University, October 2006) ...

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