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The impacts of upward bound

The impacts of upward bound

final report for phase I of the national evaluation : final report

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Planning and Evaluation Office, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with social disabilities -- Education (Secondary) -- Finance.,
  • High school students.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Myers, Allen Schirm ; submitted by Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
    ContributionsSchirm, Allen L., United States. Dept. of Education. Planning and Evaluation Office., Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18295181M

    Book Club Professional Development Investing for Retirement Small groups - book club, golf, coffee, etc. Reading Career Network Personal Development Entrepreneur Networking Life Mastery - The power we posses to master life. What an absolutely wonderful book and the way to convey your life's experiences! I don't think of myself as an avid reader (i.e. a book a week) but I truly enjoyed Upward Bound so much I could hardly put it down. My wife Nancy, wanted to know what it was that captivated my interest so thoroughly that I didn't come to bed until midnight.5/5(1).

    "The Impacts of Regular Upward Bound on Postsecondary Outcomes Years After Scheduled High School Graduation," Mathematica Policy Research Reports . The Short-Term Impacts of Upward Bound: An Interim Report Author: David Myers, Allen Schirm Subject: Education Keywords: Upward Bound, Education, Postsecondary Education, High School, College Created Date: 11/1/ AM.

    This report describes the impact of Upward Bound (UB) on students' education-related outcomes and course-taking during the first year or two of high school, as well as students' persistence in . Upward Bound is a U.S. Department of Education program that provides fundamental support to high school students in their preparation for post-secondary studies. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in pre-college performance and ultimately in higher education. Upward Bound serves students from low-income families and.


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The Impacts of Upward Bound High School Outcomes. Many outcomes concerning students’ experiences were analyzed as pa rt of the evaluation; however, Upward Bound had an impact on only a few of them when The impacts of upward bound book e loo ked at all Upward Bound students. Upward Bound students had sightly higher educational expectations than the control group.

Upward Bound may have some impact on participants' postsecondary education experiences, but, since relatively few of the study group had reached college age, it is too soon to make definitive statements about program impact at the college level.

Findings also show that Upward Bound has substantial impact on some groups of students, and not by: The Impact of a TRIO Upward Bound Program on the Academic Achievement of African-American Male Students by Scott Thayer (Author). Focuses on Upward Bound's effects on students during high school and the first few years of college, finding limited impacts during high school on students as a whole, but larger impacts on some groups, notably those with lower educational expectations going into the program, those with poorer academic performance as high school freshmen, and those who remain in the program for at least two.

• Upward Bound had a large effect on credits earned at four-year colleges by students who had lower educational expectations. Upward Bound more than doubled the number of credits that students with lower educational expectations earned in four-year colleges from 11 credits to 22 credits.

Upward Bound may have some impact on participants' postsecondary education experiences, but, since relatively few of the study group had reached college age, it is too soon to make definitive statements about program impact at the college level.

Findings also show that Upward Bound has substantial impact on some groups of students, and not others. The impact of a TRIO upward bound program on the academic achievement of African-American male students.

Key findings are: Upward Bound had no effect on enrollment at postsecondary institutions or postsecondary credits Upward Bound has a substantial impact on high school and postsecondary outcomes for certain groups Upward Bound has limited overall impact on students' academic preparation for.

Upward Bound was developed as a result of the Economic Opportunity Act (). Upward Bound is one of several federal funded TRIO programs currently funded under Title IV of the Higher Education Act (HEA).

Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in. More Detailed Findings. Compared to control group participants, Upward Bound students were: • 50% more likely to attain a bachelor’s degree (% vs.

%), • 19% more likely to attain any postsecondary degree or credential (% vs. %), and • 22% more likely to apply for student financial aid (% vs. %).File Size: KB. Seftor, Mamun, and Schirm () conducted the only experimental study, which used a longitudinal design to explore the impact of Upward Bound from through They found that Upward Bound.

The impact of Upward bound on first generation college students in the freshman year of college. Students enrolled in Upward Bound were shown to be more likely to enroll in a four-year institution than students participating in comparable programs, and were also less likely to enroll in remedial courses.

Unique aspects of the Upward Bound program include a summer immersion program conducted on college on: United States. of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, Policy and Program Studies Service, The Impacts of Regular Upward Bound on Postsecondary Outcomes Seven to Nine Years After Scheduled High School Graduation, Washington, D.C., This last report from Mathematica’s evaluation of Upward Bound analyzes data from the final round of survey and transcript data collection as well as administrative records from the National Student Clearinghouse and the federal Student Financial Aid files.

It provides the first estimates of the effects of Upward Bound on postsecondary. The "impact study" is designed to measure the impacts or effects of regular Upward Bound on student outcomes, and it is based on a longitudinal evaluation in which eligible applicants from a nationally representative sample of projects were randomly assigned to Upward Bound or to a control by: 1.

This report from Mathematica's national evaluation finds that Upward Bound increased the number of high school math credits that participants earned but did not affect other measures of academic preparation in high school.

THE IMPACT OF SELF-EFFICACY AND MOTIVATION CHARACTERISTICS ON THE ACACEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF UPWARD BOUND PARTICIPANTS by Brenda Leigh Brown December The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of self-efficacy and motivation characteristics on the achievement of at-risk students.

Seventy-nineCited by: 1. Get this from a library. The impacts of Upward Bound: final report for phase I of the national evaluation: final report. [David E Myers; Allen L Schirm; United States. Department of Education. Planning and Evaluation Service.; Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)].

Policymakers have long been concerned about the disparities in college attendance between more and less advantaged groups of students. Upward Bound is one of.

Get this from a library! The impacts of Upward Bound: final report for phase I of the national evaluation: final report. [David E Myers; Allen L Schirm; Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.; United States. Department of Education. Planning and Evaluation Service.].The TRIO Programs: A Primer Congressional Research Service 1 Background Since its inception, the Higher Education Act (HEA) of has had a focus on increasing the postsecondary access and achievement of disadvantaged students, including low-income and first-generation college Size: 1MB.was that the Upward Bound Program helps to build resilience and that resilience positively impacts the participants’ GPAs.

Maintaining good grades in school is a major factor in students staying in school and going to college; therefore, educators should promote fostering resilience for at-risk students, especially for African American by: 2.