ERIC Number: ED046319
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Mar-30
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Upward Bound 1965-1969: A History and Synthesis of Data on the Program in the Office of Economic Opportunity.
Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC. Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation.
Chapter I discusses the purpose and rationale for a comprehensive study of the Upward Bound Program and presents the study design and methodology. Chapter II presents a summary of the findings on student characteristics and program achievement and on program administration and other areas, and the recommendations. Chapter III presents the history of the Upward Bound program in the Office of Economic Opportunity. A list of research studies and a synthesis of research findings are presented in Chapter IV. Chapter V discusses student characteristics and indicators of program success such as college enrollment and retention. Chapter VI presents an analysis and findings of field visits. A cost-benefit analysis of the Upward Bound program is provided in Chapter VII. Chapter VIII is a summary of basic Upward Bound issues and suggests needed research and evaluation. And Chapter IX discusses the Upward Bound student in college: the disadvantaged applicant and the application process, and overview of financial aid considerations and unmet needs. Abstracts of previous research, Upward Bound guidelines 1969-70, and a computation of lifetime income are presented in the appendices. (AF)
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Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC. Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation.