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The Power of a Promise: Education and Economic Renewal in Kalamazoo
Upjohn Press
  • Michelle Miller-Adams, W.E. Upjohn Institute
Year
2009
DOI
10.17848/9781441612656
Abstract

In the first comprehensive account of the Kalamazoo Promise, Michelle Miller-Adams addresses both the potential and challenges inherent in place-based universal scholarship programs and explains why this unprecedented experiment in education-based economic renewal is being emulated by scores of cities and towns around the nation.

Contents
  1. A Not-So-Simple Gift
  2. What Came Before
  3. The Kalamazoo Promise in Context
  4. The Challenge of Community Alignment
  5. Impact on Students and Schools
  6. Prospects for Economic Change
  7. Assessing the Impact of the Kalamazoo Promise
ISBN
978-0-88099-340-1 (cloth); 978-0-88099-339-5 (pbk) ; 9781441612656 (ebook)
Citation Information
Miller-Adams, Michelle. 2009. The Power of a Promise: Education and Economic Renewal in Kalamazoo. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.