ERIC Number: ED050694
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Barriers to Higher Education.
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.
This report includes the papers presented at the Colluquium and the responses to these papers. The papers dealt primarily with the most critical and urgent problems involved in equalizing opportunity for the minority/poverty groups in the United States and include: "Educational Opportunity and the Organization of Higher Education," by Warren W. Willingham; "Uses and Abuses of Scholastic Aptitude and Achievement Tests," by Alden Thresher; a response to the Thresher paper by Alexander W. Astin; "Open Admissions: Status, Trends, and Implications," by Timothy S. Healy; a response to the Healy paper by John D. Millet; "Predicting College Success of Educationally Disadvantaged Students," by Julian S. Stanley; a response to the Stanley paper by Kenneth B. Clark; "Personal and Institutional Assessment: Alternatives to Tests of Scholastic Aptitude and Achievement in the Admissions Process," by Winton H. Manning; a response to the Manning paper by High W. Lane; "Programs and Practices for Minority Group Youth in Higher Education," by Edmund W. Gordon; a response to the Gordon paper by Helen S. Astin; and "Lack of Money: A Barrier to Higher Education," by Humphrey Doermann. A list of participants concludes the report. (AF)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, Disadvantaged Youth, Educationally Disadvantaged, Equal Education, Financial Problems, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Problems, Special Programs
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Authoring Institution: College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.
Note: A College Entrance Examination Board Colloquium, held at Wingspread, Racine, Wisconsin, June 24-25, 1970