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Upward Bound records, 1966-1969

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33/3/1344 Abstract:

Reports and memos regarding Upward Bound and College Bound, precursors to the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). UB's EOP program was one of the first in the nation.

College Bound began as a pilot project in Summer, 1965 to assist educationally and economically disadvantaged students transition to college. A companion program, Upward Bound, which began in Fall 1966, sought to identify area high school students for mentorship in education. Upward Bound students were invited to campus, and assigned tutors to assist each student with school work, personal problems, and plans for the future.


Topics: Education History
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