The goals and effectiveness of U.S. federal Title IV student aid programs are at the forefront of higher education policy debate. The role of federal student aid in promoting access, choice, and affordability despite rising college tuitions and increasing numbers of disadvantaged students is critical to the debate. This primer on college choice updates key data and lays out the past and present issues of college choice and discusses the goals of federal student aid and the effectiveness of federal aid programs in meeting them.
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The Policy of Choice: Expanding Student Options in Higher Education
Published: August 2002