ERIC Number: ED390452
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Michigan Community Colleges At-Risk Student Success Program, 1992-1993.
Michigan State Dept. of Management and Budget, Lansing. Office of Education.
Designed to help Michigan's community colleges assist and retain academically at-risk students, the At-Risk Student Success program provides the colleges with additional funds to implement more personalized student services. This report describes the At-Risk program and presents data on expenditures and outcomes at the state's 29 community colleges for 1992-93. Following an introduction, the first section reviews changes in the program's funding formula, from its foundation in 1989-90 to 1994-95. This section indicates that in 1994-95 the total At-Risk fund was $3,380,900, with base grants of $40,000 being allocated to each college. The next section summarizes the at-risk grant programs at the colleges, providing brief descriptions of the basic programs and unique program components for each. The next section provides data tables on the following program outcomes: (1) assessment and placement methods used at each college; (2) the number of at-risk students served and percentage of students by eligibility reason (i.e., one or more developmental course, diagnosed as learning disabled, or second language assistance) per college; (3) total funds allocated for at-risk programs per college, including At-Risk funds, federal funds, college contributions, and other funds; and (4) state grant expenditures per college for full-time supervisors, counselors, other staff and percentages of the grant expended on personnel, testing, equipment, supplies, travel, contract services, and other services. The final section provides college comments on the grant-reporting process. The state At-Risk reporting form and a list of frequently used abbreviations are appended. (TGI)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Development, Educational Finance, Educationally Disadvantaged, Federal Aid, Grants, High Risk Students, Program Costs, Program Effectiveness, Special Needs Students, State Aid, Student Personnel Services, Student Placement, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Management and Budget, Lansing. Office of Education.