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communicated, can make an important difference in social policy.

Gordon L. Berlin, President, MDRC

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MDRC released encouraging results today from a demonstration and evaluation of WorkAdvance, a sectoral training and advancement program tested in four sites in New York City, Northeast Ohio, and Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Early findings from MDRC’s random assignment evaluation show that the Ohio demonstration of ASAP substantially increased full-time enrollment and credit accumulation during the first semester, as well as persistence and full-time enrollment in the second semester.


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At a time when social mobility, income inequality and joblessness for the under-educated dominate the national discussion, it is notable that our Presidential candidates have largely avoided talking about elementary and secondary education.