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Financial Incentives for Teen Parents to Stay in School


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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Children Succeeding in School

Indicators
Students graduating from high school

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Adolescence (13-18)
     Type of Setting
       High School
     Type of Service
       Youth Development
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Cognitive Development / School Performance

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
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Program Overview

As a component of state welfare programs, the Financial Incentives for Teen Parents to Stay in School program is designed to encourage enrollment, attendance, and completion of high school among teen parents with the ultimate goal of increasing employment and earnings and reducing welfare dependence. The program offers financial incentives which are typically supplemented by case management and social services.

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Program Reviews

The Financial Incentives for Teen Parents to Stay in School program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.

This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below:

USDOE What Works Clearinghouse


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