ERIC Number: EJ595348
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The National Evaluation of Upward Bound Summary of First-Year Impacts and Program Operations: Executive Summary.
Journal of Educational Opportunity, v16 n2 p61-68 Fall 1997
Study of Upward Bound programs, designed to help disadvantaged high school students attend and succeed in college, finds participants have higher educational expectations and college-preparatory achievement than do nonparticipants; Hispanic students and students with initially lower expectations benefit most; there is no impact on students' high school grades; many students leave the first year; most projects provide a rich and challenging program. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Preparation, Developmental Studies Programs, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged, High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation
University of Tennessee, 25 HPER Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-2745; Tel: 423-974-4466.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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