The Class of 2014: Preserving Access to California Higher Education
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1. Introduction

Trends Affecting Higher Education
Traditional Analytic Approach
New Analytic Approach
Organization of This Report
2. Analytic Framework
Trends in Student Demand
Trends in State Funding
Effect of Funding on Access
Trends in Productivity
Effects of Student Fees and Aid
3. Landscapes of Plausible Futures
Funding and Productivity Trends Are Key
Level of Demand Is Less Important to Access
Effectiveness Trends Are Important to Maintain
Differences Among Systems
Large Fee Increases Might Preserve Access
4. Conclusions

A. Modeling Enrollment and Degrees
B. Details on Admission Criteria and Fees
C. Details on Revenues Allocated to Education
D. Details on Productivity
E. Calculating the Access Deficit


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