ERIC Number: EJ639808
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Achieving the Goal: The Educational Effectiveness of the College Prep Curriculum for Rural Students, Pre and Post Graduation.
Chappel, Dorothy L.
Rural Educator, v23 n1 p24-30 Fall 2001
A study examined the effectiveness of the college preparatory curriculum in preparing rural students for college. Surveys of all 1995 graduates of four rural Pennsylvania high schools found that 73 percent of students in the college preparatory program were not greatly successful. Few students had graduated with academically competitive credentials. (Contains 19 references.) (TD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Bound Students, College Preparation, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attitudes, Graduate Surveys, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Noncollege Bound Students, Outcomes of Education, Rural Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania