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The Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection: Charting a Course for the Future

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Publication Date: January 2004

Publisher(s): Center for Governmental Research Inc.

Author(s): Donald Pryor; Rebecca Sumner

Funder(s): Hillside Family of Agencies

Funder(s): Hillside Family of Agencies

Topic: Education (Education policy and planning)

Keywords: Education; Program Evaluation; Children & Youth Services

Type: Report

Coverage: New York


CGR evaluated the Work-Scholarship Connection, which was established to help youth at risk of dropping out of school succeed academically. The program provides its students with youth advocates, a range of support services, enrichment workshops and, for some, part-time job opportunities and worksite mentors. The Work-Scholarship Connection currently serves more than 1,000 students in the Rochester and Syracuse school districts.