ERIC Number: EJ631160
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Pre-College Outreach and Early Intervention.
Perna, Laura W.; Swail, W. Scott
Thought & Action, v17 n1 p99-110 Sum 2001
Describes early intervention programs designed to encourage later college attendance. The programs provide disadvantaged students with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge, confidence, aspirations, and overall preparedness for college early enough in their schooling to influence their ultimate educational attainment levels. Discusses federal, state, and non-profit examples and issues involved in their success. (EV)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, College Attendance, College Preparation, Developmental Studies Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Intervention, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Descriptions
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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