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ERIC Number: ED066636
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Sep
Pages: 15
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Statistical Study of the Initial Group Chosen for Project Newgate at the Federal Youth Center, Ashland, Kentucky.
Morehead State Univ., KY.
This statistical study attempted to determine the average age, mental rating, geographic distribution, present and prior commitments, and races of the initial group of 39 Newgate students at the Federal Youth Center, Ashland, Kentucky. The results indicated that (1) the average age was 18 plus; (2) the highest grade completed upon entering the Newgate program was 9.24; (3) 10.25% of the students had a beta score of 94; (4) the average Scholastic Aptitude Test score was 8.73; (5) 64.10% of the students had violated the Dyer Act; (6) over one-half of the students had had no prior commitments; (7) 7 of the students were from Ohio; and (8) 32 of the students were Caucasian. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: Morehead State Univ., KY.
Identifiers: Dyer Act; Federal Youth Center; Kentucky; Project Newgate; Scholastic Aptitude Test