Thanks for a terrible commute." While another said: "Took me 35 minutes to get from O'Connell Bridge to College
Green on the bus.
Students who had obtained a degree from a college or university (M = 3.80, SD = 1.20) reported significantly lower levels of believing that their technical education would serve as a bridge to college
than did respondents who had not earned a degree (M = 4.01, SD = 1.10), t(861) = -2.48, p = .003, significant at the p [less than or equal to] .01 level.
This course--as well as alternative senior seminars in history, physics and calculus, and art--provides a "a bridge to college
," explains teacher Chris Bernard, noting that everything from the reading, writing and communication skills to the sheer practice of staying in a classroom for an extended period of time provide valuable preparation.
The request also includes $5 million for a proposed Bridge to College
demonstration project to help non-traditional students become college-ready.
Drawing upon the results of a 50-state survey, an extensive review of literature and consultation with national experts, the APASS project documented implementation of nine academic pathways in the United States: (1) Advanced Placement (AP); (2) Bridge programs; (3) College Level Examination Program (CLEP); (4) Distance learning/Virtual high schools and colleges (DL/VH); (5) Dual credit and dual enrollment; (6) GED programs that bridge to college
; (7) International Baccalaureate (IB); (8) Early and Middle College High School (EMCHS); and (9) Tech Prep and College Tech Prep.
With rope and sled alone, one man and fifteen women had "skidded" a 1,000 pound cherry log from the Eddy Dam Foot Bridge to College
Avenue via the Cascadilla Gorge.