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When a group of anonymous donors announced in 2005 that they would send every graduate of this midsized public school district to college for free, few within or outside Kalamazoo, Michigan, understood the magnitude of the gesture. Now, in the first comprehensive account of the Kalamazoo Promise, Michelle Miller-Adams charts its initial impact as well as its potential to bring about fundamental economic and social change in a community hurt by job loss, depopulation, and racial segregation.

Table of Contents

  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Title Page
  2. p. iii
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  1. Copyright page
  2. p. iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. ix-xi
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  1. Part 1 - Origins
  2. p. xiii
  1. Ch 1 - A Not-So -Simple Gift
  2. pp. 1-27
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  1. Ch 2 - What Came Before
  2. pp. 29-58
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  1. Ch 3 - The Kalamazoo Promise in Context
  2. pp. 59-99
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  1. Part 2 - Impact
  2. p. 101
  1. Ch 4 - The Challenge of Community Alignment
  2. pp. 103-140
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  1. Ch 5 - Impact on Students and Schools
  2. pp. 141-175
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  1. Ch 6 - Prospects for Economic Change
  2. pp. 177-201
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  1. Part 3 - Looking Forward
  2. p. 203
  1. Ch 7 - Assessing the Impact of the Kalamazoo Promise
  2. pp. 205-223
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  1. References
  2. pp. 225-236
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  1. The Author
  2. p. 237
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 239-255
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  1. About the Institute
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780880994354
Related ISBN
9780880993395
MARC Record
OCLC
401854533
Pages
274
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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