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Overview of the Federal Higher Education Opportunity Act

Overview of the Federal Higher Education Opportunity Act

This is the first Insight Brief published by Think College. The Higher Education Opportunity Act (P.L. 110-315) (HEOA) was enacted on August 14, 2008 and it reauthorized the Higher Education Act of 1965. This law contains a number of important new provisions that will improve access to postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities. Of particular note are several provisions that address financial aid and that create a new model demonstration program and coordinating center for students with intellectual disabilities. 

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Lee, Stephanie (2009). Overview of the Federal Higher Education Opportunity Act. Think College. Boston, MA: University of Massachusetts Boston, Institute for Community Inclusion.

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2009
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