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Can Free College Save American Cities?
4/3/14 | Politico
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The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship
Spring 2014 | Education Next
In a long feature in Politico, Cassie Walker Burke tells the story of the Kalamazoo Promise scholarship program, which provides college scholarships to graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools.
A study of the impact of the program which appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of Ed Next found that the offer of scholarships had an impact on the grades and behavior of African American students in Kalamazoo.