“A favored child of the state”: Federal Student Aid at Ohio Colleges and Universities, 1934–1943

@article{Bower2004AFC,
  title={“A favored child of the state”: Federal Student Aid at Ohio Colleges and Universities, 1934–1943},
  author={Kevin P. Bower},
  journal={History of Education Quarterly},
  year={2004},
  volume={44},
  pages={364 - 387}
}
  • Kevin P. Bower
  • Published 1 September 2004
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  • History of Education Quarterly
Higher education scholars are familiar with the close relationship between American higher education and the federal government after World War II. The G.I. Bill and Cold War concerns for maintaining the nation's technological advantage made the federal government the major benefactor of postsecondary growth. The seismic shifts of that era, though, tend to overshadow earlier developing ties between the federal government and the colleges and, more specifically, the roots of direct federal aid… 
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