A Leg Up From the Job Corps
Assessing the Job Corps, a Great Society program that works.
The source: “Does Job Corps Work? Impact Findings From the National Job Corps Study” by Peter Z. Schochet, John Burghardt, and Sheena McConnell, in American Economic Review, Dec. 2008.
The Job Corps, a legacy of the Great Society, has been under attack from one direction or another throughout most of its 45 years. But now the results are in: It’s effective. It gives low-...