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Does Job Corps Work? Summary of the National Job Corps Study
Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research
Jun 30, 2001
Summarizes the main findings from a series of other reports on the study. Concludes that centers deliver comprehensive and consistent services. Furthermore, Job Corps makes a meaningful difference in educational attainment and earnings; gains are found across most groups of students and types of settings. Finally, the program is cost-effective, with benefits to society exceeding costs of the program by nearly $17,000 per participant.
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