Publication Date

6-29-2009

Summary

This brief provides examples of how GEAR UP and state College Savings Plans are working together to provide information and resources to low-income and at-risk students. To illustrate experience and potential, the Center for Social Development documents and assesses four existing partnerships between College Savings Plans and GEAR UP. State-level experiences to date suggest several policy implications.

Document Type

Policy Brief

Category

Financial Inclusion

Subarea

Asset Building

Original Citation

Clancy, M., & Miller, R. (2009, June). Creative partnerships between GEAR UP and State College Savings Plans: Experience and policy potential (CSD Policy Brief No. 09-23). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7936/K74B30V8

Project

College Success

Keywords

asset accumulation, college savings, college savings plan, college expectations, state policy

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