ERIC Number: ED318587
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Dropout Retrieval Programs.
Salerno, Anne; Fink, Mary
This paper describes 15 dropout retrieval programs that have components with potential for helping migrant dropout youth return to an educational program. Each profile contains information on eligibility, identification or recruitment method, funding, services, and contacts. In addition, each program is categorized as to type of sponsoring institution or agency, format, components, and special features. Some entries include a profile of an exemplary student. The programs are: (l) adult education programs, available nationwide; (2) Colorado's Finest Alternative High School, Englewood, Colorado; (3) Educational Clinics, Inc., in Washington and California; (4) Giving Rural Adults a Study Program, East Bloomfield, New York; (5) high school equivalency programs, available nationwide; (6) Individualized Learning Center, Delano, California; (7) Jefferson County High School programs, Louisville, Kentucky; (8) Kenan Trust Family Literacy Project, in Kentucky and North Carolina; (9) Migrant Alternative School, Yakima, Washington; (10) Migrant Dropout Reconnection Program, a national linkage system; (11) Project READY, Bettendorf, Iowa; (12) Rich's Academy, Atlanta, Georgia; (13) Secondary Migrant Project, Pendleton, Oregon; (14) Youth Education Program, Corpus Christi, Texas; and (15) 70001 Training and Employment Institute, a national program operating in 26 states. A summary, a glossary, and a list of 14 additional programs are included. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Migrant Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Geneseo. Coll. at Geneseo. Migrant Center.; Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.