The city’s small, academically nonselective high schools have substantially improved graduation rates for disadvantaged students. This report demonstrates that, because more of their students graduate and do so within four years, the schools have lower costs per graduate than the schools their study counterparts attended.
Evidence from Three States
In a study of over 3,500 women in welfare-to-work programs in three states, child care instability did not appear to be a major cause of employment instability.
Evidence from Random Assignment Studies of Welfare and Work Programs
Evidence from Ten Experimental Welfare-to-Work Programs
How Mothers Meet Basic Family Needs While Moving from Welfare to Work
Ethnographic Evidence from Working Poor Families in the New Hope Intervention
Patching Together Care for Children When Parents Move from Welfare to Work
The Effects of Welfare Reform Policies on Marriage and Cohabitation