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Author(s):U.S. Department of Education
Title:National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Organization:U.S. Department of Education
Short Description:Summary presents detailed information concerning positive impacts and effectiveness of the Upward Bound program on students early in their college careers.
Annotation:Summary presents detailed information concerning positive impacts and effectiveness of the Upward Bound program on students early in their college careers.
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Evidence-based Interventions/Best Practices
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Student Success
TRIO Programs

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