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Quantum Opportunity Program
Dropout Prevention

The Quantum Opportunity Program was found to have no discernible effects on progressing in school or completing school.

The Quantum Opportunity Program (QOP) is an intensive and comprehensive program for high school-aged youth that offers case management, mentoring, tutoring, and other education and support services. The program also offers financial incentives for participation in program activities. Participants enter QOP in grade 9 and can receive services for 4–5 years, even if they drop out of school or move to another district.

Findings

1
study that met standards out of
2
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Completing school No discernible effects 9-12 --
Progressing in school No discernible effects 9-12 --

Last Updated: July 2007

Race

Black
68%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
26%
Not Hispanic
74%

Gender

Male: 54%
Female: 46%

Delivery Method

whole class icon
Individual

Locations

PA, OH, DC, TN, TX, WA
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 American Institutes for Research under contract ED-02-CO-0022.

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