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Castleman, Benjamin L.; Owen, Laura; Page, Lindsay C. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
In this article, the authors address what is called the "summer melt," where academically-accomplished, college-intending high school graduates fail to enroll anywhere in the year following high school, or do not attend the quality of institution (measured, for instance, by graduation rates) at which they have the academic credentials to…
Descriptors: College Readiness, High Schools, College School Cooperation, High School Graduates
Owen, Laura – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The number of students enrolling in post-secondary institutions in the U.S. has slowly been rising over the last 10 years, yet gaps continue to exist in terms of who attends college and persists through graduation. Minority and low income students often lack the guidance needed to navigate the college enrollment process and as a result, remain…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Postsecondary Education, Equal Education, Minority Group Students