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Litwok, Daniel; Gardiner, Karen – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2020
This report documents the impacts three years after random assignment for the Pathways to Healthcare program, operated by Pima Community College and Pima County One Stop in Tucson, Arizona. The program aimed to help low-income, low-skilled adults access and complete occupational training that could lead to increased employment and higher earnings.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Career Pathways, Allied Health Occupations Education, Adult Students
Kelly, Mason – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2020
Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation's (OPRE's) Division of Child and Family Development (DCFD) is responsible for research and evaluation related to Head Start programs, early childhood development, childcare, child maltreatment, and child welfare services. OPRE's research in the area of child and family development focuses on young…
Descriptors: Child Development, Family Environment, Early Childhood Education, Child Welfare
Paschall, Katherine; Halle, Tamara; Maxwell, Kelly – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2020
This report provides a descriptive comparison of the early care and education (ECE) landscape across rural, moderate-density urban (suburban), and high-density urban areas. The goal of this comparison was to understand whether ECE availability and characteristics in rural areas differ from those in more densely populated communities. We used…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Rural Areas, Child Care Centers
Peck, Laura R.; Litwok, Daniel; Walton, Douglas; Harvill, Eleanor; Werner, Alan – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2019
In 2010, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded the first round of five-year Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG 1.0) to 32 organizations in 23 states; five were tribal organizations. The purpose of the HPOG Program is to provide education and training to Temporary…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Student Financial Aid, Grants, Federal Aid
Bernstein, Sara; Bush, Charles; Aikens, Nikki; Moiduddin, Emily; Harding, Jessica F.; Malone, Lizabeth; Tarullo, Louisa; Cannon, Judy; Filipczak, Kai; Lukashanets, Serge – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2019
Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social, and other services to enrolled children and families. The Head Start program provides comprehensive child development services to economically disadvantaged…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Preschool Children, Economically Disadvantaged, Teacher Characteristics
Gatewood, Amanda K. – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2019
This brief describes the household composition of migrant and seasonally laboring families who are eligible for MSHS. These families may or may not be enrolled in MSHS at the time that they were surveyed. Understanding the composition of migrant and seasonal farmworker families and households may identify some areas of focus for MSHS programs who…
Descriptors: Migrants, Seasonal Laborers, Family Characteristics, Family (Sociological Unit)
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
Manno, Michelle S.; Mancini, Patrizia; O'Herron, Charlotte – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2019
The Building Bridges and Bonds (B3) evaluation, a federally funded study of Responsible Fatherhood programs, is testing a set of three innovative approaches to help fathers with low income improve their parenting and employment skills. One innovation, Just Beginning (JB), was added to the existing fatherhood services at three community-based…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Education, Parenting Skills, Job Skills
Duggan, Anne; Portilla, Ximena A.; Filene, Jill H.; Crowne, Sarah Shea; Hill, Carolyn J.; Lee, Helen; Knox, Virginia – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This implementation research report describes the local programs, home visiting staff, and families who participated in the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation (MIHOPE), a national evaluation of the federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program launched in 2011. This national evaluation is…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Program Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Home Visits
Glosser, Asaph; Ellis, Emily – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
People served by public assistance programs such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) often have difficulty finding jobs in the competitive labor market. This report describes the ways in which eight TANF programs primarily serving American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) families use subsidized employment. Subsidized employment…
Descriptors: Employment Programs, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Tribes
Cook, Rachel; Hamadyk, Jill; Zeidenberg, Matthew; Rolston, Howard; Gardiner, Karen – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This report provides early evidence on the implementation and impacts of the Madison Area Technical College Patient Care Pathway program, which aimed to help low-skilled students in the Madison, Wisconsin, area access occupational training in the growing healthcare sector. The Patient Care Pathway program adapted and linked existing programs at…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Career Pathways, Allied Health Occupations Education, Program Implementation
Hamadyk, Jill; Zeidenberg, Matthew – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This report documents the implementation and early impacts of the Workforce Training Academy Connect (WTA Connect) program, operated by Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in Des Moines, Iowa. WTA Connect aimed to help low-income, low-skilled adults access and complete occupational training that can lead to increased employment and higher…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Career Pathways, Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness
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
Balu, Rekha; Lee, Shawna; Steimle, Samantha – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
Building Bridges and Bonds (B3), a federally funded study of Responsible Fatherhood programs, is testing a set of innovative approaches designed to help fathers advance their parenting and employment skills. One of these innovations is a new smartphone-based application called DadTime. It is one of the first mobile applications specifically…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Attendance, Parent Participation, Fathers
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