Research Report Evaluation of the Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program: Descriptive Implementation and Outcome Study Report
Joshua Sharfstein, Robin Koralek, Pamela J. Loprest, Radha Roy, Deena Schwartz, Ann Collins, Allison Stolte
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The Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program funded training programs in high-demand health care professions, targeted to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipients and other low-income people. This report presents findings of the Descriptive Implementation Study and Outcome Study of the National Implementation Evaluation of the HPOG Program. The report addresses how these programs were implemented across the grantee sites and what individual-level outputs and outcomes occurred. The report finds that two years after program entry, 70 percent of participants were employed and were earning $5,357 per quarter on average.

Research Areas Education Families Social safety net
Tags Families with low incomes Beyond high school: education and training Student parents
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center