Career Pathway Programs: Helping Low-Income People Increase Skills and Access Good-Paying Jobs (December 2015)

This December 2015 policy brief from the National Conference of State Legislatures highlights current U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF) evaluations on how career pathway programs affect educational attainment, employment, and earnings, especially for low-income individuals, including recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). The brief provides overviews of the Pathways for Advancing Careers and Education (PACE) and Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) and the states they’re operating in; describes key reports from the projects; and, offers links to further PACE and HPOG resources

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