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Author Miller-Adams, Michelle, 1959-

Title Promise nation : transforming communities through place-based scholarships / Michelle Miller-Adams.

Publication Info. Kalamazoo, Michigan : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, [2015]

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Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series WE focus series
WE focus series.
Contents Front cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 -- What Is a Promise Scholarship Program?; Chapter 2 -- The National Landscape; Chapter 3 -- The Diffusion of the Promise Idea; Chapter 4 -- Not All Promise Programs Are Alike -- Does It Matter?; Chapter 5 -- Educational Outcomes of Promise Programs; Chapter 6 -- The Elusive Economic Development Goal; Chapter 7 -- The Future of the Promise Movement; Appendix A -- List of Promise Programs; References; Author; Index; About the Institute; Back cover.
Summary Miller-Adams explores and documents the proliferation of Promise-type scholarship programs in the United States.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Scholarships -- United States.
High school graduates -- Scholarships, fellowships, etc.
Business and education -- United States.
Public-private sector cooperation -- United States.
Community and school -- United States.
EDUCATION -- Educational Policy & Reform -- General.
Business and education. (OCoLC)fst01429992
Community and school. (OCoLC)fst00870669
Public-private sector cooperation. (OCoLC)fst01083445
Scholarships. (OCoLC)fst01432095
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Miller-Adams, Michelle, 1959- Promise nation. Kalamazoo, Michigan : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, [2015] 9780880995047 0880995041 (DLC) 2015033544 (OCoLC)933266271
ISBN 9780880995061 (electronic bk.)
0880995068 (electronic bk.)
9780880995047 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0880995041 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000062516957

 
    
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