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Building Better Social ProgramsHow Evidence Is Transforming Public Policy$
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David Stoesz

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780190945572

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2020

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190945572.001.0001

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Year Up

Year Up

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(p.139) Chapter 7 Year Up
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Building Better Social Programs
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David Stoesz

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190945572.003.0008

Gerald Chertavian extrapolated from being a Big Brother by developing an internship program for minority, inner-city youth. Through socialization, training, and internships with corporate sponsors, Year Up demonstrates an innovative strategy for workforce training, which had come under review when conventional government training initiatives failed. Committed to documenting outcomes, Year Up embeds randomized controlled trials in organizational operations to continuously improve training. Another youth training initiative, Per Scholas, also integrates randomized trials in its operations.

Keywords:   workforce training, inner-city youth, randomized controlled trials

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