Finance

Keystone Scholars: A State-wide Pennsylvania Child Savings Accounts Initiative

Policy Brief
2019

In 2019 the Pennsylvania Treasury launched a state-wide children’s savings account (CSA) initiative, Keystone Scholars. Keystone Scholars provides $100 in college savings to eligible families - all children born or adopted in Pennsylvania after January 1, 2019.

Gregory J. Collins

Research Specialist, CPRE
University of Pennsylvania

Gregory J. Collins is a teacher and researcher with expertise in school organizations, education finance, and the application of quantitative methods. He has specific research interests in school district consolidation, the efficient use of resources in education, and Pennsylvania education policy. In his present role as a CPRE research specialist, Collins is investigating the resources required to deliver quality childcare and early childhood education in Pennsylvania.

Allan Odden

Senior Research Specialist, CPRE
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Allan Odden is professor emeritus of educational leadership and policy analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and co-director of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE). He previously served as professor of education policy and administration at the University of Southern California (1984-1993), and director of Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), an education policy consortium of USC, Stanford and the University of California, Berkeley.

Margaret Goertz

Senior Research Specialist, CPRE
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Margaret Goertz is a professor of education policy at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, and a senior researcher at the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE). She served as a co-director of CPRE between 1995 and 2010. Dr. Goertz has over 30 years of experience leading and conducting national and state-level studies on education policy and policy implementation.

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