Making Education Work for the Poor: The Potential of Children's Savings Accounts

Making Education Work for the Poor: The Potential of Children's Savings Accounts

by Willliam Elliott, Melinda Lewis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190866846
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/02/2018
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author



William Elliott, PhD, MSW, is Professor and Director of the Center on Assets, Education, and Inclusion (AEDI) at the School of Social Work, University of Michigan.

Melinda Lewis, MSW, is Associate Professor of Practice at the School of Social Welfare, University of Kansas, and also Assistant Director at the Center on Assets, Education, and Inclusion (AEDI).

Table of Contents



Preface
Introduction


Chapter One: Going to School in Unequal America

Chapter Two: The Battle to Define Life Chances and the Distributional Consequences of the Current Education and Economic Systems in America

Chapter Three: Effort Appears Inadequate in the Modern World: Our Identities Are Shaped by Our Real Life Chances

Chapter Four: Moving from the Status Quo to a 21st Century Financial Aid System

Chapter Five: Children's Savings Accounts' Influence on the Opportunity Pipeline

Chapter Six: Toward an Equitable Opportunity Pipeline: The Creation of a Uniquely American Proposal for the 21st Century

Chapter Seven: Conclusion: The American Dream Needs a Wealth Agenda


Appendix A: Descriptions of Some Children's Savings Account (CSA) Programs in the Field
References

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