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Author(s):Orr, M. T., Alcántara, L., Frazier, F., Kalinka, C. J., and Kaplan, S
Title:Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Source:http://www.luminafoundation.org/publications/BB...
Date:2007
Organization:Lumina Foundation for Education
Short Description:A "compendium of "real-world" ideas for college access programs that is designed to aid professional learning, program improvement and program expansion."
Annotation:This report is a "compendium of "real-world" ideas for college access programs that is designed to aid professional learning, program improvement and program expansion." The authors begin with an overview of the "types of theories that undergird college access programs." These are grouped into three types: boosters, brokers, and bridges. The report goes on to provide examples of these approaches and related services. Additionally, the document provides "strategic lessons and innovative ideas in three areas: program operations, service strategies, and service-delivery models."
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College Access
Documents
Evaluation
Financial Aid
Participation
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