Financing a College Education

Financing a College Education

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..q.addresses the most perplexing policy issues concerning higher education finance, college access and affordability, and student financial aid in layman's language....a well-written monograph.q Community College Journal of Research and Practice qFinancing a College Education is an excellent resource for academics, policymakers, college leaders, and students of highers education. It is well written and accessible, yet provides detailed analyses that will be valuable for anyone who wishes to understand a very complex and rapidly changing topic that is critical to higher education today.q The Journal of Higher EducationTo borrow a term from political scientist Hugh Heclo, higher education finds itself in the grip of a aquot;legitimacy paradox, aquot; in which education ... a solid majority of Americans believe that a college education is so important that they would send their children regardless of price. ... In a recent essay, aquot;The Politics of Mistrust, aquot; political scientist Richard Neustadt catalogs the characteristic features of contemporaryanbsp;...

Title:Financing a College Education
Author:Jacqueline E. King
Publisher:IAP - 2008-05


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