IDA Pays – Why should I offer an education IDA?


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IDA-PAYS

Resources: Why should I offer an education IDA?

Resources from IDA-PAYS/CHEPA

Why should I offer an Education IDA and how can I do it successfully?
Why should a Postsecondary Institution consider partnering to offer an Individual Development Account (IDA)?
Why is education important for your future and how can education IDAs help you reach  your educational goals?

Resources from Other Organizations

Select the links below for resources by category:

Facts about college access and success
Publications on the value of a degree
Education Saver Stories
Facts about college access and success
The Facts: Postsecondary Access and Success – Pathways to College Network
Frequently Asked Questions about College Access and Success – Pathways to College Network
General Facts about College-Going – CHEPA
Publications on the value of a degree
Reaping the Benefits: Defining the Public and Private Value of Going to College – IHEP
The Value of a College Degree – Kathleen Porter, ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education Washington DC
Education Saver Stories
Bernetrice Parker – Capital Area Asset Building (CAAB)/Urban Alliance
Jian Zheng – CAAB/Urban Alliance
Lorrie Whaley – Western Carolina Community Action, SavingPlus project
Jamie Elmer – Michigan IDA Partnership
Tuan Vu – CAAB
Saving for College in Maine’s Matching Grant Program: Account Owner Experiences (2006) – CSD

USC Rossier School of Education
CHEPA: Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis

Publications

For those of your interested in reviewing some of our research on education IDAs and partnerships between nonprofits and postsecondary institutions, please see publications.