ERIC Number: EJ908994
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
Kalamazoo Promise: Can a Universal College Scholarship Reform Urban Education?
Miron, Gary; Jones, Jeffrey N.; Kelaher-Young, Allison J.
Phi Delta Kappan, v92 n4 p50-56 Dec 2010-Jan 2011
The Kalamazoo Promise provides a scholarship for full tuition for any high school graduate from the district who's been accepted to attend a Michigan postsecondary institution. The Promise has changed the attitudes of the students, their parents, and the community and has combined with other efforts to promote successful reform and systemic change in the district. (Contains 2 figures.)
Descriptors: Urban Education, Scholarships, Tuition, High School Graduates, Outcomes of Education, Transitional Programs, Enrollment Rate, College Bound Students, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Program Descriptions, Outreach Programs, Student Recruitment, Program Attitudes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Michigan