Journals Higher Education



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Published: 06 September 2018

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780190866846

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Making Education Work for the Poor

The Potential of Children's Savings Accounts

Willliam Elliott and Melinda Lewis

  • Uses authors' personal stories to illustrate inequities in education system
  • Features research conducted with a clear public purpose in mind, in order to increase the relevance and applicability of findings to public policy conversations
  • Considers how research resonates with people's values and how the proposed policy intervention aligns with American ideals
  • Discusses an opportunity pipeline that begins at or near birth and extends beyond graduation into young adulthood

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