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Proven strategies to accelerate educational attainment and/or labor market success

Alternate Title: 
Proven strategies to accelerate educational attainment and or labor market success
Date Added to Library: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 17:39
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Individual Author: 
Holzer, Harry
Popham, Amelia
Elliott, Mark
Rolston, Howard
Weiss, Micheal
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Place Published: 
Washington, D.C
Published Date: 
05/31/2018
Published Date (Date): 
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Year: 
2018
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These PowerPoints are from the 2018 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS). Improving low-income students’ college completion rates is one critical means to increasing economic mobility and reducing inequality. This panel presented findings from four randomized trials demonstrating that it is possible to achieve large gains in college completion rates. The presentations also highlighted the value of combining multiple sources of high-quality data with strong research designs for causal analysis. Amelia Popham (Administration for Children and Families) moderated this session, and Harry Holzer (Georgetown University) served as a discussant. Various methodologies were used across the presentations. (Presenter introduction)

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