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Hunter, Matthew Pryor; Wilson, Joel Eric – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
With the increased numbers of dual enrollment students across the country as well as various state initiatives to increase retention among the student population at large, institutions face great challenges when balancing the many initiatives incumbent upon them. However, Tennessee, a state leader in both the free community college and dual…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Academic Persistence, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Burns, Kathleen; Ellegood, William A.; Bernard Bracy, Jill M.; Duncan, Mimi; Sweeney, Donald C., II. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2019
This article presents an exploratory case study examining the effects of different early college credit programs on time to baccalaureate degree attainment at a metropolitan Midwestern United States land grant university. We developed a Cox proportional hazards regression model of a students' time to degree attainment as a function of their…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, High Schools, Higher Education, Acceleration (Education)
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Geagea, Antoinette; Vernon, Lynette; MacCallum, Judith – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
For youth in disadvantaged schools, university expectations and participation are often limited by access to social and cultural capital that support expectations. This study investigated the utility of creative arts outreach initiatives (CAI) in supporting students' university expectations and building cultural capital in homes, schools and…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Academic Aspiration, Higher Education
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Oreopoulos, Philip; Ford, Reuben – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2019
Recent research suggests that the college application process itself prevents access. This paper reports results from a school-based experiment in which application assistance is incorporated into the high school curriculum for all graduating seniors at low-transition schools. Over three workshops, students were guided to pick programs of interest…
Descriptors: College Applicants, Barriers, High School Seniors, Workshops
Bertrand, Marianne; Mogstad, Magne; Mountjoy, Jack – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2019
High school vocational education has a controversial history in the United States, largely due to a perceived tradeoff between teaching readily deployable occupational skills versus shunting mostly disadvantaged students away from the educational and career flexibility afforded by general academic courses. We study the effects of a nationwide high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, High School Students, Job Skills
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Bettinger, Eric P.; Evans, Brent J. – Grantee Submission, 2019
Pre-college advising programs exist in most disadvantaged high schools throughout the United States. These programs supplement traditional advising by high school guidance counselors and attempt to help underrepresented and disadvantaged students overcome the complexities of the postsecondary admission and financial aid processes. Existing…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Guidance, High School Students, At Risk Students
Bernstein-Sierra, Samantha; Corwin, Zoë B. – Pullias Center for Higher Education, 2018
Over the past six years, the Pullias Center for Higher Education has been engaged in research designed to better understand the potential of digital tools to increase access to college. Their most recent $3.2 million "First in the World" (FITW) federal grant has enabled the Center to implement and evaluate an online game-based…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Access to Education, Higher Education, Intervention
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Morgan, T. Lee; Zakhem, Diana; Cooper, Wendy Loloff – Education Sciences, 2018
Educators and policymakers are keenly aware of the need to prepare students to compete in an increasingly global society. It is widely accepted that a high school diploma is not sufficient and that secondary schools have a responsibility to prepare students to be college and career ready. This study examined participation in a rigorous secondary…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Secondary School Curriculum
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Millett, Catherine M.; Saunders, Stephanie R.; Kevelson, Marisol J. C. – ETS Research Report Series, 2018
An evaluation of the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP), a college access program for low-income and high-achieving public high school students, yielded favorable findings regarding the perceptions of program alumni. PUPP Alumni Survey respondents (N =126) reported that PUPP had positively impacted their development of academic and…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Low Income Students, High Achievement, High School Students
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Millett, Catherine M.; Kevelson, Marisol J. C. – ETS Research Report Series, 2018
An evaluation of the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP), a college access program for low-income, high-achieving public high school students, yielded favorable findings regarding the perceptions of program participants. Survey results, which include responses from all 71 participants in the 2015-2016 program, indicated that the…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Access to Education, High School Students, College Bound Students
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Millett, Catherine M.; Kevelson, Marisol J. C. – ETS Research Report Series, 2018
In summer 2015, Princeton University contracted with Educational Testing Service (ETS) to conduct an evaluation of the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP), the college access program developed by Princeton University faculty and staff. The mixed-method ETS evaluation of PUPP included the collection and analysis of qualitative and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Attendance, At Risk Students, High Achievement
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Martinez, Alina; Linkow, Tamara; Miller, Hannah; Parsad, Amanda – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education tested a set of promising, low-cost advising strategies, called "Find the Fit," designed to help low-income and "first generation" students enrolled in the Department's Upward Bound program choose more selective colleges and stay in until they complete a degree. About 200 Upward Bound projects…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, First Generation College Students, College Choice, Academic Persistence
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Martinez, Alina; Linkow, Tamara; Miller, Hannah; Parsad, Amanda – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2018
"Find the Fit" advising increased the number and selectivity of colleges applied to by disadvantaged students in a federal college access program. "Find the Fit" includes customized information about college going and costs, text messaging of key application and financial aid deadlines, and related advisor training. These…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, College Choice, Program Effectiveness, Selective Admission
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National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2018
Where students go to college, not just whether they go, may be important to their educational and career success. Yet half of high school students from disadvantaged families "undermatch"--they do not enroll in college at all or not at the most selective college they could. The U.S. Department of Education tested a set of promising,…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, College Choice, Program Effectiveness, Selective Admission
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Gehring, William J.; Hsu, Julian; Ai, Wei – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2018
Under-prepared college students are at risk of dropping out (Bettinger & Long, 2005) and having lower academic achievement to their better-prepared peers. Yet they would likely benefit most from higher education (Jaegar & Page, 1996; Kane & Rouse, 1995), highlighting the need for institutional support. While developmental courses in…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Academic Support Services, Program Effectiveness, Enrollment
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