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The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship, Timothy Bartik, Marta Lachowska Jan 2015

The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship, Timothy Bartik, Marta Lachowska

Timothy J. Bartik

No abstract provided.


The Short-Term Effects Of The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship On Student Outcomes, Timothy J. Bartik, Marta Lachowska Jan 2015

The Short-Term Effects Of The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship On Student Outcomes, Timothy J. Bartik, Marta Lachowska

Timothy J. Bartik

In order to study whether college scholarships can be an effective tool in raising students’ performance in secondary school, we use one aspect of the Kalamazoo Promise that resembles a quasi-experiment. The surprise announcement of the scholarship created a large change in expected college tuition costs that varied across different groups of students based on past enrollment decisions. This variation is arguably exogenous to unobserved student characteristics. We estimate the effects of this change by a set of “difference-in-differences” regressions where we compare the change in student outcomes in secondary school across time for different student “length of enrollment” groups ...


Graduation Requirements, Skills, Postsecondary Education, And The Michigan Economy, Timothy J. Bartik, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Graduation Requirements, Skills, Postsecondary Education, And The Michigan Economy, Timothy J. Bartik, Kevin Hollenbeck

Timothy J. Bartik

No abstract provided.


The Short-Term Effects Of The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship On Student Outcomes, Timothy J. Bartik, Marta Lachowska Jan 2015

The Short-Term Effects Of The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship On Student Outcomes, Timothy J. Bartik, Marta Lachowska

Marta Lachowska

In order to study whether college scholarships can be an effective tool in raising students’ performance in secondary school, we use one aspect of the Kalamazoo Promise that resembles a quasi-experiment. The surprise announcement of the scholarship created a large change in expected college tuition costs that varied across different groups of students based on past enrollment decisions. This variation is arguably exogenous to unobserved student characteristics. We estimate the effects of this change by a set of “difference-in-differences” regressions where we compare the change in student outcomes in secondary school across time for different student “length of enrollment” groups ...


The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship, Timothy Bartik, Marta Lachowska Jan 2015

The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship, Timothy Bartik, Marta Lachowska

Marta Lachowska

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2005 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2005 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Kalamazoo County (Mi) Education For Employment Surveys, Kevin Hollenbeck, Irv Cumming Jan 2015

Kalamazoo County (Mi) Education For Employment Surveys, Kevin Hollenbeck, Irv Cumming

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Use And Effectiveness Of Formal Course And Career Planning Forms In Secondary Schools In The Ottawa Area Intermediate School District, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman Jan 2015

Use And Effectiveness Of Formal Course And Career Planning Forms In Secondary Schools In The Ottawa Area Intermediate School District, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2004 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2004 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Efe-Sponsored* Data Collection Activities, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Efe-Sponsored* Data Collection Activities, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


School-To-Work Programs To Facilitate Youth Employment And Learning, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

School-To-Work Programs To Facilitate Youth Employment And Learning, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Development Of Core Indicators Of The Impact Of Career Preparation In The South Central Michigan Works! Region, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Development Of Core Indicators Of The Impact Of Career Preparation In The South Central Michigan Works! Region, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1999 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1999 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1998 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1998 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Career Aspirations And Knowledge About Career And Technical Education Of Kalamazoo County 8th And 9th Grade Students, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Career Aspirations And Knowledge About Career And Technical Education Of Kalamazoo County 8th And 9th Grade Students, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2000 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2000 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2007 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2007 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


School-To-Work: Promise And Effectiveness, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

School-To-Work: Promise And Effectiveness, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2002 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2002 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Kalamazoo County Education For Employment Outcomes Taskforce Presents Workplace Know-How Skills For Kalamazoo And St. Joseph Counties, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Kalamazoo County Education For Employment Outcomes Taskforce Presents Workplace Know-How Skills For Kalamazoo And St. Joseph Counties, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1997 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1997 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

Discusses EFE's mission, programs, and activities for high school students in the nine local school districts in Kalamazoo County, the Intermediate School District and Kalamazoo Valley Community College.


An Evaluation Of The Manufacturing Technology Partnership (Mtp) Program, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

An Evaluation Of The Manufacturing Technology Partnership (Mtp) Program, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Graduation Requirements, Skills, Postsecondary Education, And The Michigan Economy, Timothy J. Bartik, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Graduation Requirements, Skills, Postsecondary Education, And The Michigan Economy, Timothy J. Bartik, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2001 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2001 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2006 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2006 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1996 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1996 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


In Their Own Words: Student Perspectives On School-To-Work Opportunities, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

In Their Own Words: Student Perspectives On School-To-Work Opportunities, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

Focus group interviews were held with approximately 60 of the several hundred high school students who are participating in school-to-work transition programs offered through the Kalamazoo County (Michigan) Education for Employment (EFE) consortium, The 10 focus groups held involved 5-8 students each and were distributed across program types as follows: 3 school-based programs; 4 worksite-based classroom programs; 1 workforce entry; 1business/industry worksite trainIng; and 1 apprenticeship. The students were quite satisfied with their EFE program and credited it with helping them do the following: learn more effectively; formulate and work toward post secondary education plans; formulate career interests; acquire ...