Organizations that provide educational programs within the formal educational system or offered as an adjunct to the traditional school curriculum which help students succeed in school and prepare for life. Includes organizations that partner parents, families, schools, business and/or community leaders to broker resources for the benefit of local schools.
Key words: Achievement Testing; Advanced Placement Testing; Afterschool Programs; After-School Enrichment Programs; After-School Programs; After School Programs; American College Test; Aptitude Testing; Business in Schools Programs; Cooperative/Community Education; College Credit by Examination; College Entrance Examinations; College Placement Testing; College Preparatory Examinations; Continuation High Schools; Dental Admission Test; Distance Education; Distance Learning; Drop Out Prevention; Drop-Out Prevention/Retention Services; Dropout Prevention; Educational Testing; Entrance Examinations; Equivalency Tests; Extra-School Settings; Graduate Management Admission Testing; Graduate Program Examinations; Graduate Record Examinations; Grammar Hotlines; High School Competency Testing; Homework Assistance; Homework Help; Homework Hotlines; Intelligence Testing; Law School Admission Testing; Medical College Admission Testing; Optometry Admission Testing; Out-of-School Hours Programs; Preliminary Scholastic Achievement Testing; Private School Placement; Public, Private Partnerships for Education; Return to Education Support; Scholastic Aptitude Testing; Scholastic Assessment Testing; Special Education Assessment; Student Retention; Student Testing; Study Skills Assistance; Subject-Specific Tutoring; Truancy Counseling; Tutoring; 21st Century Community Learning Centers Initiative Programs
Scope notes: Includes: Drop-out prevention and retention services for "at-risk" students; educational testing; Science Fairs; and tutoring programs.
Definition revised 1/2005
Organizations that provide diagnostic testing and/or individual or group instruction for people who are having reading difficulties. Instruction focuses on phonics, dictionary skills, vocabulary development, spelling and study skills, comprehension and memory skills.
Key words: Children Literacy; Reading Encouragement; Reading is Fundamental; Remedial Reading; Remedial Spelling; RIF
Scope notes: Excludes: Adult literacy, USE Adult Education (B60).
See also: Adult Education