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Author(s):Foundation for Excellent Schools
Title:Peak experiences
Source:http://www.fesnet.org/dsp_InTheNews.cfm?ID=156
Date:2005
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Short Description:This report details strategies from the "Adirondack initiative" for ensuring that young people from rural areas overcome obstacles on the path to college.
Annotation:This report from the Foundation for Excellent Schools (FES) details a variety of strategies gleaned from the "Adirondack initiative" for ensuring that young people from rural areas overcome obstacles on the path to college, such as geographic isolation, the lack of college-educated role models, and economic challenges. The report also offers strategies for countering the high drop-out rate among first-generation students.
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First Generation College Students
High School Dropouts
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Low-Income Students
Persistence/Retention
Rural

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