ERIC Number: EJ878242
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Abstractor: As Provided
It's about Time: Temporal Dimensions of College Preparation Programs
Tierney, William G.; Hallett, Ronald E.; Venegas, Kristan M.
Metropolitan Universities, v18 n4 p102-121 2007
After-school education programs for at-risk students are often implemented to increase academic performance and college readiness. This article explores the terms "out-of-school" and "after-school" related to college preparation programs and suggests that these programs should consider attendance, participation and intensity to impact a student's success in college. The article concludes with four practical steps to improve the structural design of after-school programs concerned about college preparation.
Descriptors: College Preparation, Academic Achievement, At Risk Students, After School Programs, Program Effectiveness, Student Participation, Attendance, Program Design, Time Factors (Learning), Urban Schools
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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