The Kalamazoo Promise


In 2005, a group of philanthropists decided to fund a scholarship program for public high school graduates in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The idea is that more college graduates would strengthen the economy and the community of this small Midwestern city. Nine years later, is the Kalamazoo Promise working?

Guest: Cassie Walker Burke, Asst. Managing Editor, Crain’s Chicago Business.

Read the article Burke wrote for Politico.