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Talent Search


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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 Outcome Addressed
       Cognitive Development / School Performance

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs

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Program Overview

Talent Search targets low-income and first-generation college students. The program helps students complete high school and gain access to college through services that improve academic achievement, such as test-taking assistance and academic advising, and increasing access to financial aid through assistance with the application process.

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Program Reviews

The Talent Search 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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