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References

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Berkner, L., He, S., Mason, M., and Wheeless, S. (2007). Persistence and Attainment of 2003-04 Beginning Postsecondary Students: After Three Years (NCES 2007-169). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.

Berkner, L., and Wei, C.C. (2006). Student Financing of Undergraduate Education: 2003–04, With a Special Analysis of the Net Price of Attendance and Federal Education Tax Benefits (NCES 2006-186). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.

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Choy, S.P. (2002). Nontraditional Undergraduates: Findings from The Condition of Education 2002 (NCES 2002-012). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.

Cohen, A., and Brawer, F. (2003). The American Community College (4th ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Coley, R. (2000). The American Community College Turns 100: A Look at Its Students, Programs, and Prospects. Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service.

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Phillippe, K. (Ed.). (2004). National Profile of Community Colleges: Trends and Statistics. Washington, DC: American Association of Community Colleges.

Planty, M., Provasnik, S., and Daniel, B. (2007). High School Coursetaking: Findings From The Condition of Education 2007 (NCES 2007-065). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.

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U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics. (2008b). Digest of Education Statistics, 2007 (NCES 2008-022). Washington, DC.

Vaughan, G. (2006). The Community College Story (3rd ed.). Washington, DC: Community College Press.

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