ERIC Number: ED355299
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Liberty Partnerships Program. Annual Report, Program Year 1991-92.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
The New York State Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP) provides students at risk of dropping out of school with services specifically designed to keep them in school through high school graduation, to encourage them to pursue higher education, and/or to secure meaningful employment. Section 1 describes the LPP school year program, giving brief information on enrollment; presenting a student profile; and providing a profile of newly admitted at-risk students. This section also discusses plans of 1991-92 high school graduates, staff development activities, and support services. Section 2 contains information on the summer program including enrollment, student profile, and support services. Section 3 contains a brief summary of the LPP during the 3 years of its existence. Section 4 includes selected anecdotal comments on 26 schools, colleges, and universities, and provides 3 appendices listing the 56 programs in New York State by region funding awards by sector, and student enrollment by program. The following are highlights of this year's report: (1) 13,740 at-risk students participated in program services and activities between July 1, 1991 and June 30, 1992; (2) 7,458 students returned for their second or third year; (3) 63.4 percent of 1,032 LPP high school graduates planned to go to college; (4) LPP students received an average of 21 hours of counseling per student during the academic year; (5) 34.7 percent of counseling hours were spent on academic counseling; and (6) 1,328 mentors spent 74,835 volunteer hours with 2,186 LPP students during the academic year. (JB)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Disadvantaged Youth, Dropout Prevention, Economically Disadvantaged, Enrollment, High Risk Students, High School Students, Minority Group Children, Program Descriptions, School Holding Power, Secondary Education, State Programs, State Surveys, Student Characteristics, Summer Programs, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York