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Developing High-Potential Youth Program: A Return On Investment Study for U.S. Programs

Author(s):
Millett, Catherine M.; Nettles, Michael T.
Publication Year:
2009
Source:
ETS Policy Information Center Report
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
30
Subject/Key Words:
Achievement Gap College Preparation Developing High-Potential Youth Program Educational Achievement Goldman Sachs Foundation Grants Higher Education Underrepresented Students

Abstract

For over a decade, The Goldman Sachs Foundation (GSF) had made investing in the development of high-potential youth a strategic priority. The main objective of the Developing High-Potential Youth (DHPY) program was to increase the number of traditionally underrepresented students who enroll at the top 185 colleges and universities in the United States. As GSF brings this program to a close, ETS has evaluated and profiled the return-on-investment of seven of the U.S.-based programs. The profiles are included in this report.

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