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Cost Estimate for a Rockford Promise
Current & Recent Research Projects
  • Michelle Miller-Adams, , Principal Investigator, W.E. Upjohn Institute
Project Dates
09/25/2013 - 12/01/2013

The Rockford (IL) Public Schools were considering the adoption of a place-based scholarship, or “Promise” program. The parameters of the program, such as student eligibility, eligible post-secondary institutions, and time frame, were under discussion by stakeholders in Rockford. In this project, Upjohn Institute staff members provided a middle-dollar cost estimate for a variety of scenarios over a 10-year projection period. (A middle-dollar program requires students to complete their FAFSA, and then fills the gap between federal/state financial aid and college attendance costs.)


Cost Estimate of a Promise Scholarship Program for the Rockford, Illinois, Public Schools, George Erickcek, (2013)

Rockford Public Schools
Citation Information
Michelle Miller-Adams. "Cost Estimate for a Rockford Promise" (2013)
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