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•As more states clear the bureaucratic brush that inhibited the wholesale transfer of community college credits to four-year institutions, more middle-class students are becoming reverse transfers–leaving the four-year colleges and universities to find tuition relief at community colleges. (The Boston Globe, 2/15/05)
•As more states clear the bureaucratic brush that inhibited the wholesale transfer of community college credits to four-year institutions, more middle-class students are becoming “reverse transfers”—leaving the four-year colleges and universities to find tuition relief at community colleges. (The Boston Globe, 2/15/05)

•College enrollment nationwide among blacks 18 to 24 rose 37 percent, to 1.8 million, from 1991 to 2001. Nationally, the number of Hispanics attending college climbed 75 percent, to 1.5 million, during the same period, according to the American Council on Education's 21st annual report on minorities in higher education. (Tampa Bay Online, 2/15/05)