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Cook, Kyle DeMeo; Barrows, Mitchell R.; Loewe, Stacy B. Ehrlich; Lin, Van-Kim; du Toit, Nola – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2022
The analyses presented here are part of a larger project, "Understanding Children's Transitions from Head Start to Kindergarten" (HS2K), a joint research venture between NORC at the University of Chicago, Child Trends, and the National P-3 Center at University of Colorado Denver, with funding from the U.S. Administration for Children and…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Low Income Students, Social Services, Kindergarten
Wasserman, Kyla; Walter, Johanna; Luczywek, Beata; Wagner, Hannah; Redcross, Cindy – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2019
This report presents findings from a feasibility evaluation of the Bridges to Pathways (Bridges) program. Bridges was a program for young men in Chicago between the ages of 17 and 21 years who were involved with the criminal or juvenile justice system and lacked a high school credential. The program offered intensive mentoring and case management,…
Descriptors: Males, Young Adults, Adolescents, Juvenile Justice
Martinson, Karin; Copson, Elizabeth; Gardiner, Karen; Kitrosser, Daniel – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This report documents the implementation and early impacts of the Carreras en Salud (Careers in Health) program, operated by Instituto del Progreso Latino, in Chicago, Illinois. The Carreras en Salud program is one promising effort aimed at helping low-income, low-skilled adults access and complete occupational training that can lead to increased…
Descriptors: Career Development, Program Implementation, Hispanic Americans, Organizations (Groups)
Fein, David; Hamadyk, Jill – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This report documents the implementation and early impacts of Year Up--a national sectoral training program for urban young adults aged 18-24. Operated by an organization of the same name, Year Up provides six months of full-time training in the IT and financial service sectors followed by six-month internships at major firms. The full-time…
Descriptors: National Programs, Young Adults, Urban Youth, Job Training