Performance Standards in Need-Based Student Aid
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The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through Grant R305C110011 to Teachers College, Columbia University (Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment). The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education. We are grateful to staff and administrators at the community college system that facilitated data access and interpretation. For helpful feedback, we are grateful to colleagues at the Community College Research Center, attendees of the NBER education meetings, and seminar participants at the Federal Reserve Board, the University of Virginia, and the University of Connecticut. Rina S.E. Park provided excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.