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Increasing Access to College
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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.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. iii-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Introduction [INCLUDES APPENDICES]
  2. pp. 1-11
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  1. PART I: The Landscape of College Access
  2. p. 13
  1. 1. Pre-College Outreach Programs: A National Perspective
  2. pp. 15-34
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  1. 2. The Relationship between Urbanicity and Educational Outcomes
  2. pp. 35-63
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  1. 3. A Theoretical and Practical View of Student Adjustment and Academic Achievement
  2. pp. 65-77
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  1. PART II: The Real World of College Preparation Programs
  2. p. 79
  1. 4. Meeting Common Goals: Linking K–12 and College Interventions
  2. pp. 81-103
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  1. 5. The Social Construction of College Access: Confronting the Technical, Cultural, and Political Barriers to Low-Income Students of Color
  2. pp. 105-121
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  1. 6. (In)(Di)Visible Identities of Youth: College Preparation Programs from a Feminist Standpoint
  2. pp. 123-144
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  1. 7. Partners for Preparation: Redistributing Social and Cultural Capital
  2. pp. 145-166
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  1. PART III: Suggestions and Policy for the Future
  2. p. 167
  1. 8. Making School to College Programs Work: Academics, Goals, and Aspirations
  2. pp. 169-193
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  1. 9 Parental Guidance Suggested: Family Involvement in College Preparation Programs
  2. pp. 195-215
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  1. 10. Reflective Evaluation: Improving Practice in College Preparation Programs
  2. pp. 217-230
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  1. About the Contributors
  2. pp. 231-235
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 237-246
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  1. SUNY series, Frontiers in Education
  2. pp. 247-250
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