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Community Colleges and the Access Effect

Why Open Admissions Suppresses Achievement

  • Authors
  • Juliet Lilledahl Scherer
  • Mirra Leigh Anson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 1-6
  3. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 7-18
  4. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 19-25
  5. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 27-41
  6. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 43-58
  7. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 59-68
  8. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 69-80
  9. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 81-102
  10. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 103-123
  11. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 125-134
  12. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 135-163
  13. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 165-177
  14. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 179-189
  15. Juliet Lilledahl Scherer, Mirra Leigh Anson
    Pages 191-206
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 207-260

About this book

Introduction

Taking on the cherished principle that community colleges should be open to all students with a high school education, Scherer and Anson argue that open access policies and lenient federal financial aid laws harm students and present the case for raising the minimum requirements for community college entry.

Keywords

community colleges federal student aid access open door global competition performance funding philanthropic foundations intellectual disabilities postsecondary education developmental education higher education completion agenda fafsa education learning school

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