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The Davenport Promise would provide college scholarships for students living in the City of Davenport. The scholarship can be used to attend any accredited vocational training institute, college, or university of the student's choice. This report provides estimates of the potential fiscal impact of the Davenport Promise on the City of Davenport and the Davenport Public Schools under several alternative scenarios.

Issue Date

September 2008

Subject Areas

EDUCATION; Postsecondary education; Postsecondary access; Promise scholarships; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; Regional policy and planning; Urban issues




Erickcek, George, Sarah Klerk, and Brad Watts. 2008. "Review of the Davenport Promise Concept." Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.