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ERIC Number: ED020985
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar
Pages: 12
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HIGH RISK.
EGERTON, JOHN
THIS ARTICLE REPORTS ON THE STATUS OF COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY PROGRAM TO ADMIT "HIGH RISK" DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS. DATA WERE GATHERED FROM 159 PREDOMINANTLY WHITE INSTITUTIONS, 84 OF WHICH REPORTED SOME INVOLVEMENT IN PROGRAMS FOR HIGH RISK STUDENTS. DISCUSSED ARE SUCH ISSUES AS THE EXTENT OF THE COLLEGES' COMMITMENT, THE RATIONALE BEHIND THE INVOLVEMENT OR LACK OF INVOLVEMENT OF THE COLLEGES IN THESE PROGRAMS, AND APPROACHES USED WITH HIGH RISK STUDENTS. THE EXTENT AND SUCCESS OF PROGRAMS FOR HIGH RISK STUDENTS IN EIGHT PUBLIC AND FIVE PRIVATE COLLEGES ARE SPECIFICALLY DESCRIBED, WITH BRIEF MENTION GIVEN TO SEVERAL ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS. INCLUDED IS A LIST OF AGENCIES AND ORGANIZATIONS CONCERNED WITH INCREASING HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE "SOUTHERN EDUCATION REPORT," VOLUME 3, NUMBER 7, MARCH 1968. (NH)
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