Capital Area Education and Careers Partnership School-to-Career Grant: An Assessment of Year Four Activities and Prospects

Researcher(s):Daniel O'Shea
March 2002
Publication Types:
Full Report (40pp.) and Executive Summary
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Abstract: This report presents results of an independently contracted evaluation of activities and services delivered under the School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994 (PL 103-239) by the Capital Area Education and Careers Partnership (the Partnership).

School-to-Work activities (known as “School-to-Career” in Texas) are provided largely through 27 existing regional School-to-Career (STC) Partnerships operating in the 28 Local Workforce Development Areas with funds provided by a five-year federal grant administered by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC. This report assesses Year Four activities and responds to those key research tasks. The evaluator assessed Year Four (September 1, 2000 through August 31, 2001) activities based on interviews and document analysis, continuing the approach taken in earlier evaluations. The evaluation addresses the accomplishments, constraints and prospects of Partnership initiatives designed to help youth and young adults advance their educational and workplace achievements in pursuit of satisfying and productive careers.

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