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 Peter Schochet
Looking to the Future: Job Corps External ReviewJan 10, 2017
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.
Analytic and Technical Support for Education Researchers and PractitionersFeb 18, 2016
Mathematica provides analytic and technical support for the Regional Educational Laboratories as well as the general education community to systematically assess and create materials and training to advance education research and share best practices.
Addressing the Critical Needs of Youth Offenders: Evaluating the Impacts of Grant-Funded ProgramsJan 07, 2016
This study examines a new Department of Labor (DOL)-funded program that combines promising workforce strategies (career pathways) with promising juvenile justice strategies (expungement and diversion services).
Youth CareerConnect EvaluationOct 13, 2014
The Youth CareerConnect program is designed to encourage America’s school districts, institutions of higher education, the workforce investment system, and their partners to scale up evidence-based high school models that will transform the high school experience for America’s youth.