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ERIC Number: ED264069
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Steps to Success. High School Student Information Booklet = Pasos al Exito. Un Folleto Informativo para el Estudiante de la Escuela Secundaria.
State Univ. of New York, Oneonta. Coll. at Oneonta.
Published in English and Spanish versions and written for migrant high school students, this brochure outlines practical steps to follow to insure high school graduation and encourages migrant students to assume responsibility for meeting graduation requirements. A checklist of 15 items encourages students to ask teachers and counselors questions about course credits, requirements, competency exams, and post-secondary education opportunities. A worksheet is provided for the student's own record of acquired credits. The brochure presents eight steps to follow when changing schools which includes requesting transcripts and withdrawal grades and asking about migrant education programs at the new school. The brochure lists 19 educational services and alternative programs that may be helpful to migrant students, e.g., summer school, evening classes, and credit make-up programs. Space is provided for recording phone numbers and addresses, and the Interstate Migrant Secondary Services Program's phone, address, and contact person are included for students who need help locating migrant programs in western states. (JHZ)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Ancillary School Services, Check Lists, Credits, Graduation Requirements, High School Students, High Schools, Migrant Education, Migrant Programs, Migrant Youth, Nontraditional Education, Student Mobility, Student Records, Student Responsibility, Success, Transfer Students
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Migrant Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Oneonta. Coll. at Oneonta.