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|Need-Based Student Aid|
The price of higher education is ever rising and students, generally, are bearing a greater proportion of this financial burden; all the while, attainment is more important now than ever before. Unfortunately, students who require financial assistance to attend higher education have far worse outcomes than their peers from higher-income families.
By investing in need-based aid, states can support students who wish to pursue education after high school but may not have the financial means to do so.
NCAN recommends that states:
Need-based student aid resources: