Increasing Access to College: Extending Possibilities for All Students by William G. Tierney | 9780791453643 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Increasing Access to College: Extending Possibilities for All Students

Increasing Access to College: Extending Possibilities for All Students

by William G. Tierney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791453642

ISBN-13: 9780791453643

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: State University of New York Press

At a time when college enrollment rates for low income and under-represented students are far below those of non-minority students, policies and practices designed to increase access should be a priority for colleges, universities, high schools, and community agencies. Increasing Access to College examines pre-college enrichment programs that offer a specific and

Overview

At a time when college enrollment rates for low income and under-represented students are far below those of non-minority students, policies and practices designed to increase access should be a priority for colleges, universities, high schools, and community agencies. Increasing Access to College examines pre-college enrichment programs that offer a specific and immediate remedy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791453643
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
SUNY series, Frontiers in Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Part I.The Landscape of College Access
Chapter 1Pre-College Outreach Programs: A National Perspective15
Chapter 2The Relationship between Urbanicity and Educational Outcomes35
Chapter 3A Theoretical and Practical View of Student Adjustment and Academic Achievement65
Part II.The Real World of College Preparation Programs
Chapter 4Meeting Common Goals: Linking K-12 and College Interventions81
Chapter 5The Social Construction of College Access: Confronting the Technical, Cultural, and Political Barriers to Low-Income Students of Color105
Chapter 6(In)(Di) Visible Identities of Youth: College Preparation Programs from a Feminist Standpoint123
Chapter 7Partners for Preparation: Redistributing Social and Cultural Capital145
Part III.Suggestions and Policy for the Future
Chapter 8Making School to College Programs Work: Academics, Goals, and Aspirations169
Chapter 9Parental Guidance Suggested: Family Involvement in College Preparation Programs195
Chapter 10Reflective Evaluation: Improving Practice in College Preparation Programs217
About the Contributors231
Index237
SUNY series, Frontiers in Education247

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