The Short-Term Impact of Upward Bound: An Interim Report

The Short-Term Impact of Upward Bound: An Interim Report

Published: May 01, 1997
Publisher: Washington, DC: Mathematica Policy Research
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Associated Project

National Evaluation of Upward Bound

Time frame: 1991-2007

Prepared for:

U.S. Department of Education

Authors

David Myers

Allen Schirm

Reports findings from the Longitudinal Effectiveness Study of Upward Bound, a federal precollege program designed to help economically disadvantaged students complete high school and gain access to postsecondary education. 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 the UB program.

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