WWC Summary of Evidence for this Intervention

Job Corps

Job Corps, a federally funded education and job training program for economically disadvantaged youth, offers remedial education, GED (General Educational Development) preparation, vocational training, job placement assistance, and other supports. Job Corps participants typically reside in a Job Corps center while enrolled in the program and can remain in the program for up to 2 years.

Reviewed Research

April 2008
 
Outcome
domain
Effectiveness
rating
Studies meeting standards Grades
examined
Students Improvement
index
Completing school Potentially positive effects 1 study meets standards 11-12 8,596
 
 
13
Schochet, P. Z., Burghardt, J., & Glazerman, S. (2001) 11-12 8,596
 
 
13
Progressing in school Potentially negative effects 1 study meets standards 11-12 11,313
 
-2
 
Schochet, P. Z., Burghardt, J., & Glazerman, S. (2001) 11-12 11,313
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