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Report · October 2014

Making College Possible for Low-Income Students: Grant and Scholarship Aid in California

Hans Johnson

California’s economic future depends on improving college enrollment and completion. But college costs are rising and a majority of students in California’s public K-12 schools are from low-income families. Policymakers can pursue a number of strategies to make college more affordable and accessible.

This research was supported with funding from the College Access Foundation of California and the Donald Bren Foundation.


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