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Document Number: 8845

College Persistence and Completion Strategies: Opportunities for Scaling Up - An examination of academic literature, state policies and specific campus-based initiatives regarding higher education access and completion suggests that a great deal of work remains to be done to ensure broad-based academic success. The authors concluded that access is not enough ówe need a new commitment to address persistence. Among their recommendations are expanding financial assistance, building on the Twenty-first Century Scholars Program, and targeting at-risk students. (Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Fall 2010)...

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