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ERIC Number: ED517509
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Feb
Pages: 75
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 26
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Process and Net Impact Evaluations of the Focus: HOPE Adult Training Programs and Student Loan Fund. Upjohn Institute Technical Report No. 07-023
Hollenbeck, Kevin
W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Focus: HOPE provides valuable, practical occupational training in machinist or information technology (IT) occupations to young people who face barriers to the development of viable careers through postsecondary education and training because of low-income, basic skills deficiencies, incarceration, or parenting responsibilities. This report documents a study of the adult training programs provided by Focus: HOPE. Essentially two major strands of research comprise the study. The first strand is a study of the student loan fund that is used as a financing mechanism for students who enroll in the Machinist Training Institute (MTI) or Information Technologies Center (ITC). The second strand is a net impact evaluation of the training provided by these two entities. Loan fund simulation is appended. (Contains 43 tables, 1 figure and 14 footnotes.)
W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. 300 South Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4686. Tel: 888-227-8569; Tel: 269-343-4330; Fax: 269-343-7310; Web site: http://www.upjohninstitute.org
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Ford Foundation
Authoring Institution: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research