Building college readiness across rural communities: implementation and outcome findings for the AVID Central Florida Collaborative Study

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Permanent URL for this page: http://hdl.voced.edu.au/10707/473331.

Author: Sepanik, Susan; Safran, Stephanie; Saco, Larissa

Abstract:

In the United States today, more jobs than ever before require at least some postsecondary education. Yet too many young adults are either not enrolling or not succeeding in college. This scenario exists across many different types of communities, but schools in rural areas, particularly those with large populations of low-income students, face unique challenges in preparing and inspiring students to attend college. To address these challenges, the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Center - a nonprofit organization working to close the achievement gap for minority and low...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Secondary education; Students; Participation; Performance; Providers of education and training; Workforce development; Outcomes; Evaluation

Keywords: Youth transitions; Skill development; Rural; Outcomes of education and training; School; College; Partnership in education and training; Postsecondary education; Student behaviour; Aspirations; Academic achievement; Program evaluation; Teachers; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Attitude

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [New York, New York]: MDRC, 2018

Physical description: [118] p. (report) + [21] p. (executive summary)

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https://www.mdrc.org/publication/building-college-readiness-across-rural-communities

Also called: Building college readiness across rural communities: implementation and outcome findings for the Advancement Via Individual Determination Central Florida Collaborative Study

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 134.640

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