TITLE

RAISING THE BRAINPOWER BAR

AUTHOR(S)
Schulken, Mary
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Edge (East Carolina University);Summer2011, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on East Carolina University's Project High Expectations for At-Risk Teens (HEART), a tutorial for gaining a better understanding of basic chemistry processes aimed at high-risk kids in eastern North Carolina. It says that the project involves volunteers from 10 counties in the east who help students in rural areas to finish schooling and to return to their communities to help others. It presents data to show the success of the project since its start in year 2000.
ACCESSION #
76109625

 

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