Publication Date: June 2008
Publisher: MDRC (Organization)
Author(s): James J. Kemple; Cynthia J. Willner
Research Area: Education; Labor
Keywords: Career Preparation; High Schools
Coverage: United States
This report describes how Career Academies influenced students’ labor market prospects and postsecondary educational attainment in the eight years following their expected graduation. The results are based on the experiences of more than 1,400 young people, approximately 85 percent of whom are Hispanic or African-American.