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Using Administrative Data To Evaluate The Ohio Jobs Student Retention Program, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jean Kimmel, Randall W. Eberts Jan 2015

Using Administrative Data To Evaluate The Ohio Jobs Student Retention Program, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jean Kimmel, Randall W. Eberts

Randall W. Eberts

This paper presents findings from a net impact evaluation of the Ohio JOBS Student Retention Program. The JOBS program, a component of the federal Aid to Families with Dependent Children (ADC) program, was required, in all states, for ADC recipients who met certain criteria. The Ohio JSRP was an activity pursued by some JOBS program clients in Ohio to fulfill their responsibilities in order to receive aid. The JSRP was a three-fold support program designed to facilitate entry to and success in programs of study at two-year community or technical colleges. We evaluated this state welfare policy while simultaneously dealing ...


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2005 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2005 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Kalamazoo County (Mi) Education For Employment Surveys, Kevin Hollenbeck, Irv Cumming Jan 2015

Kalamazoo County (Mi) Education For Employment Surveys, Kevin Hollenbeck, Irv Cumming

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2004 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2004 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Estimates Of The Net Impact Of Career Technical Education In Washington, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Estimates Of The Net Impact Of Career Technical Education In Washington, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Efe-Sponsored* Data Collection Activities, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Efe-Sponsored* Data Collection Activities, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Measures Of Program Performance And The Training Choices Of Displaced Workers, Louis Jacobson, Robert Lalonde, Daniel Sullivan, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Measures Of Program Performance And The Training Choices Of Displaced Workers, Louis Jacobson, Robert Lalonde, Daniel Sullivan, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1999 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1999 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1998 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1998 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2000 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2000 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Using Administrative Data To Evaluate The Ohio Jobs Student Retention Program, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jean Kimmel, Randall W. Eberts Jan 2015

Using Administrative Data To Evaluate The Ohio Jobs Student Retention Program, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jean Kimmel, Randall W. Eberts

Kevin Hollenbeck

This paper presents findings from a net impact evaluation of the Ohio JOBS Student Retention Program. The JOBS program, a component of the federal Aid to Families with Dependent Children (ADC) program, was required, in all states, for ADC recipients who met certain criteria. The Ohio JSRP was an activity pursued by some JOBS program clients in Ohio to fulfill their responsibilities in order to receive aid. The JSRP was a three-fold support program designed to facilitate entry to and success in programs of study at two-year community or technical colleges. We evaluated this state welfare policy while simultaneously dealing ...


Providers Of Adult Education, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Providers Of Adult Education, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2007 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2007 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Net Impact Estimates Of The Workforce Development System In Washington State, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Net Impact Estimates Of The Workforce Development System In Washington State, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2002 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2002 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Washington's Workforce Development System Pays Off, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Washington's Workforce Development System Pays Off, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Kalamazoo County Education For Employment Outcomes Taskforce Presents Workplace Know-How Skills For Kalamazoo And St. Joseph Counties, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Kalamazoo County Education For Employment Outcomes Taskforce Presents Workplace Know-How Skills For Kalamazoo And St. Joseph Counties, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


An Evaluation Of The Ohio Jobs Student Retention Program, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jean Kimmel Jan 2015

An Evaluation Of The Ohio Jobs Student Retention Program, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jean Kimmel

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Workforce Investment Act (Wia) Net Impact Estimates And Rates Of Return, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Workforce Investment Act (Wia) Net Impact Estimates And Rates Of Return, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1997 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1997 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

Discusses EFE's mission, programs, and activities for high school students in the nine local school districts in Kalamazoo County, the Intermediate School District and Kalamazoo Valley Community College.


Workforce Program Performance Indicators For The Commonwealth Of Virginia, Kevin Hollenbeck, Wei-Jang Huang Jan 2015

Workforce Program Performance Indicators For The Commonwealth Of Virginia, Kevin Hollenbeck, Wei-Jang Huang

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Employer Involvement With Postsecondary Technical Education Institutions, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Employer Involvement With Postsecondary Technical Education Institutions, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

Among the suggestions that have been put forward to increase the collaboration between the business sector and educational institutions as a means for accomplishing program improvement are supporting the existing system where the schools are generally healthy fostering innovative change, and working for major structural reforms in the system. However, economic principles of market structure need to be applied in judging the efficacy of business-education linkages, particularly at the postsecondary level, and in considering the extent to which these linkages should be encouraged by public policy. A market structure perspective provides a framework that is useful in judging the merits ...


State Use Of Workforce System Net Impact Estimates And Rates Of Return, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

State Use Of Workforce System Net Impact Estimates And Rates Of Return, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

The net impacts and private and social benefits and costs of workforce development programs were estimated in three separate studies; two of them in Washington and one in Virginia. The programs included the public job training system, programs at community and technical colleges, adult basic education, private career schools, high school career and technical education, and vocational rehabilitation for disabled individuals and for blind or visually impaired individuals. The net impact analyses were conducted using a nonexperimental methodology. Individuals who had encountered the workforce development programs were statistically matched to individuals who had not. Administrative data with information from the ...


Net Economic Outcomes From Community College And Private Vocational School Attendance In Washington State, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Net Economic Outcomes From Community College And Private Vocational School Attendance In Washington State, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2001 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2001 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2006 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2006 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1996 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1996 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


In Their Own Words: Student Perspectives On School-To-Work Opportunities, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

In Their Own Words: Student Perspectives On School-To-Work Opportunities, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

Focus group interviews were held with approximately 60 of the several hundred high school students who are participating in school-to-work transition programs offered through the Kalamazoo County (Michigan) Education for Employment (EFE) consortium, The 10 focus groups held involved 5-8 students each and were distributed across program types as follows: 3 school-based programs; 4 worksite-based classroom programs; 1 workforce entry; 1business/industry worksite trainIng; and 1 apprenticeship. The students were quite satisfied with their EFE program and credited it with helping them do the following: learn more effectively; formulate and work toward post secondary education plans; formulate career interests; acquire ...