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Year Up
Postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) Interventions

Year Up had positive effects on short-term earnings and no discernable effects on short-term employment, medium-term earnings, industry-recognized credential, certificate, or license completion, or medium-term employment.
Year Up provides six months of occupational and technical training in the information technology and financial service sectors followed by six-month internships, together with other supports that ensures students have strong connections to employment.

Findings

2
studies that met standards out of
2
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Industry-recognized credential, certificate, or license completion No discernible effects PS --
Medium-Term Earnings No discernible effects PS --
Medium-Term Employment No discernible effects PS --
Short-Term Earnings Positive effects PS
 
 
28
Short-Term Employment No discernible effects PS --

Last Updated: November 2021

Race

Asian
0%
Black
54%
White
5%
Not specified
41%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
32%
Not Hispanic
68%

Gender

Male: 59%
Female: 41%

English Learners

English Learners icon
16%
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 Abt Associates under contract ED-IES-16-C-0024.

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