ERIC Number: ED113619
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
The Harding Prep Program: A Research and Demonstration Project Designed to Reduce the Dropout Rate in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Final Report.
Greene, John F.; Gable, Robert K.
This report is an evaluation of a program designed to minimize the student dropout rate through a comprehensive educational program located in a neighborhood center. The center provides academic training, related supervised employment, and allied support services. The program serves ninth grade students from Warren Harding High School in Bridgeport, Connecticut who have exhibited behavioral and attitudinal characteristics related to dropping out of school. Data collected locally and related experience gained through the program will enable the educational system to better identify, understand and serve potential dropouts. (Author)
Descriptors: Community Centers, Counseling, Demonstration Programs, Dropout Prevention, Employment Experience, High School Students, Motivation, Program Evaluation, Schools, Youth Programs
National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161 (Order No. PB-237-487; MF $2.25, HC $4.25)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Connecticut Manpower Executives Association, Inc., Bridgeport.; Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Educational Research Associates, New Haven, CT.
Note: For program description, see CG 010 120