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Document Number: 8398

Opportunity Adrift: Our Flagship Universities Are Straying From Their Public Mission - The report examines how well the nationís most prestigious, or flagship, public universities are serving the student populations of their respective states. Its findings suggest that many of the nation's top public universities are giving millions of dollars in financial aid to students from relatively wealthy families, rather than to those who urgently need it. (Kati Haycock, Mary Lynch and Jennifer Engle, The Education Trust, January 2010)...


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