Findings from the Accelerating Opportunity Evaluation

This brief examines the Accelerating Opportunity initiative that began in 2011, which helps adults with low basic skills obtain well-paying jobs through increasing their credentials. It reviews the implementation, impact, and cost benefits evaluations of the program in Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, and Louisiana. It showed promising gains for low-skilled adults in the area of education, but earnings impacts were mixed.
Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
January, 2018
Date: 
January 2018
Source: 
Partner Resources
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Education and Training
    • Career Pathways