The study is looking at structural and service delivery changes to enhance Job Corps, the nation's largest and most comprehensive residential education and job training program for at-risk youth ages 16 through 24. The review builds on prior rigorous research demonstrating that the Job Corps has promise.
Related Projects for Improving the Lives of At-Risk Youth Through Education and Training
Looking to the Future: Job Corps External ReviewJan 10, 2017
Preparing Young People for the Future: Evaluating the Impact of the YouthBuild ProgramDec 09, 2016
We are designing and implementing surveys of grantees and youth to evaluate impacts, costs, and operation of this program that helps young people learn construction skills to help build affordable housing and other community assets, such as community centers and schools.
Evaluation of the Job Corps ProgramMar 23, 2016
The study was the first nationally representative experimental evaluation of a federal employment and training program for disadvantaged youth. From late 1994 to early 1996, nearly 81,000 eligible applicants nationwide were randomly assigned to either a program or control group.