ERIC Number: ED187362
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Disadvantaged Student Grant Program for Illinois Public Community Colleges for FY 1979--FY 1980.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
This three-part report summarizes the accomplishments of Illinois' Disadvantaged Student Grant Program, through which public community colleges receive special funds for aiding educationally disadvantaged students on the basis of enrollment in remedial and developmental courses. Part I presents anecdotal accounts of exemplary student achievements which describe the goals, educational levels, and personal needs of students who have benefitted from the program by, for example, passing the General Educational Development test or improving their basic skills, as well as the recruitment efforts, outreach programs, and special services made possible by the funding. Part II discusses: (1) the funds awarded to the individual college districts for fiscal year (FY) 1979; (2) the number of students in Adult Basic Education, Life Skills, English as a Second Language, Vocational, and Employer Skills courses; (3) the special student groups involved, including senior citizens, minorities, women, and veterans; (4) the number of students by race, sex, and age; and (5) the number of students served in programs other than remedial/developmental programs. The final section summarizes funding and student data and anticipates FY 1980 program allocations. The report also provides a brief history of the program and its funding since its inception in 1973. (JP)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Adult Education, Annual Reports, Community Colleges, Counseling Services, Developmental Studies Programs, Educationally Disadvantaged, Enrollment, Females, Institutionalized Persons, Minority Groups, Older Adults, Remedial Programs, State Aid, State Colleges, State Programs, State Surveys, Student Characteristics, Tutorial Programs, Two Year Colleges, Veterans
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois