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The Impacts of Regular Upward Bound: Results from the Third Follow-Up Data Collection


  • David Myers
  • Robert B. Olsen
  • Neil Seftor
  • Julie Young
  • Christina Clark Tuttle


Upward Bound is one of the largest and longest running federal programs designed to help economically disadvantaged students go to college.

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  • David Myers & Robert B. Olsen & Neil Seftor & Julie Young & Christina Clark Tuttle, "undated". "The Impacts of Regular Upward Bound: Results from the Third Follow-Up Data Collection," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 145dc84be33e47e494cb5569f, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:145dc84be33e47e494cb5569f27ae34f

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