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Numbers Tell the Story: State Policymakers Face Tough Financial Aid Decisions

Three numbers are of paramount importance to the financial aid policy community: $11.7 billion, 4.5 million and 245. As the graphic below illustrates, states clearly are making significant investments to support postsecondary students through aid programs. In addition, the legislative volume, unique among areas of postsecondary policy, attests to the attention that state policymakers are giving to the role of…