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New Chance
Dropout Prevention

New Chance was found to have potentially positive effects on completing school.

New Chance, a program for young welfare mothers who have dropped out of school, aims to improve both their employment potential and their parenting skills. Participants take GED (General Educational Development) preparation classes and complete a parenting and life skills curriculum. Once they complete this first phase of the program, they can receive occupational training and job placement assistance from New Chance, which also offers case management and child care.

Findings

1
study that met standards out of
1
eligible study reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Evidence Tier
Completing school Potentially positive effects 10-PS

Last Updated: January 2008

Race

Black
50%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
25%
Not Hispanic or Latino
75%

Gender

Female: 100%

Delivery Method

whole class icon
Individual

Urbanicity

Urban

Locations

NY, PA, IL, MI, MN, FL, KY, CA, OR, CO
Midwest, Northeast, South, West
Note: This summary only includes data from studies that reported sample information. The Intervention Report may include evidence from other studies that met standards, but did not report sample information.


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This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by Mathematica under contract ED-07-CO-0062.

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