ERIC Number: EJ616662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Retaining First Generation and Low Income Students.
Thayer, Paul B.
Opportunity Outlook, p2-8 May 2000
This article reviews recent literature related to student retention. Since students from first generation and low income backgrounds are among the least likely to be retained through degree completion, institutional retention efforts must take the needs of such students into account if more equitable educational attainment rates are desired. (JM)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, First Generation College Students, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Low Income Groups, School Holding Power, Student Attrition, Withdrawal (Education)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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