TITLE

Higher education builds communities

AUTHOR(S)
Dalstrom, Carl
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press;6/7/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the social and economic benefits of investing in higher education and post-secondary education in the U.S. Decline in federal student aid and state funding for colleges and universities; Need to urge representative to support increases in funding for Federal Pell grants.
ACCESSION #
13374073

 

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