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Author(s):Lerner, J
Title:Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Organization:American Youth Policy Forum
Short Description:This presentation examines secondary-postsecondary learning options (SPLO's), such as dual-enrollment, tech prep, middle/early college high schools, programs serving disadvantaged youth, and the International Baccalaureate program.
Annotation:This presentation examines secondary-postsecondary learning options (SPLO's), such as dual-enrollment, tech prep, middle/early college high schools, programs serving disadvantaged youth, and the International Baccalaureate program. Evidence of effectiveness, financing mechanisms, equity for students from different economic backgrounds, and rigor are among the topics addressed.
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Associated Keywords:
College Access
Early/Middle College High Schools
Earning College Credit in High School: Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement
High School
Low-Income Students

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