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  Improving Research-Based Knowledge of College Promise Programs

Forthcoming in November!

Improving Research-Based Knowledge of College Promise Programs

Edited by Laura W. Perna and Edward J. Smith

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Also known as “free tuition” and “free college” programs, college promise programs are an emerging approach for increasing higher education attainment of people in particular places. To maximize the effectiveness of their efforts and investments, program leaders and policymakers need research-based evidence to inform program design, implementation, and evaluation. With the goal of addressing this knowledge need, this volume presents a collection of research studies that examine several categories and variations of college promise programs. These theoretically grounded empirical investigations use varied data sources and analytic techniques to examine the effects of college promise programs that have different design features and operate in different places. Individually and collectively, the results of these studies have implications for the design and implementation of promise programs if these programs are to create meaningful improvements in attainment for people from underserved groups. The authors’ efforts also provide a useful foundation for the next generation of college promise research.

November 2019, 352 pages

ISBN: 978-0-935302-77-6 (paperback)
ISBN 978-0-935302-78-3 (eBook)

Member Price:
Paperback: $39.95 ($34.95 for advance presale in October and November)

Non-Member Price:
Paperback: $49.95 ($44.95 for advance presale in October and November)

eBook and Bundle options will be available in November after the book has been published.

Volume Discount:

Institutions ordering 10 or more copies will receive a 20% discount off the non-member price.

Members may order multiple copies but will not receive an additional discount below the member price.

For shipping and handling costs for bulk orders of 10 or more, please contact AERA at members@aera.net or 202-238-3200.

Exam and desk copies are available by request at www.aera.net/reviewcopy.html



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