Building a better bridge: helping young adults enter and succeed in college


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Author: Reilly, Michael Chavez


This report describes the New York City Partnership for College Access and Success (NYCPCAS), which aims to increase opportunities for college access and success for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are over-age, under-credited, or have dropped out and returned for a [General Education Development] GED or diploma. Specifically, the program seeks to increase access and retention for formerly disconnected youth; develop and implement effective ways to support these youth in their educational path; create a network of support between community organizations, schools, and colleges;...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Equity; Providers of education and training; Participation; Outcomes; Youth

Keywords: Access to education and training; Partnership in education and training; Training participation rate; Academic achievement; Youth program

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: New York, New York: Youth Development Institute, 2008

Physical description: 39 p.

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Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 117.1840

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