ERIC Number: ED328129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Aug-6
Reference Count: 0
Proposal To Implement a Penn State Educational Partnership Program in Cooperation with the School District of the City of Erie, Pennsylvania.
This paper proposes a cooperative program between Pennsylvania State University (PSU) and Erie (Pennsylvania) Public Schools to encourage at-risk secondary school students to stay in school and aspire to a college education. The program involves the staged implementaiton of the following components: (1) an after-school "academy" to provide daily tutoring, socialization, field trips, and speakers; (2) a mentoring program using volunteers from local businesses; (3) a family literacy program; (4) efforts to encourage parental involvement and educational awareness; (5) a summer math/science on-campus program at PSU's Behrend campus; (6) a summer camp program for high-risk middle school students; and (7) inservice and summer programs for teachers. Budget information is included. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Academic Persistence, After School Education, College School Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Day Camp Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Mentors, Minority Groups, Parent Participation, Summer Programs, Tutoring
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Erie City School District, PA.
Identifiers: AASCU ERIC Model Programs Inventory Project; Erie City School District PA; Pennsylvania State University; Pennsylvania State University Behrend Campus
Note: This report is one of a group gathered by the AASCU/ERIC Model Programs Inventory Project, funded by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education to the American Association of State Colleges and Universities in collaboration with the ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education. For related documents see HE 024 163-176.