Job Corps Fraud Blog

Nationwide mismanagement of Job Corps calls for action!

High Costs and Mixed Results Raise Questions About Job Corps Effectiveness (GAO) (1995)

“…Of the approximately 63,000 students who left Job Corps in the year ending June 30, 1994, our analysis shows that 68 percent had two or more barriers to employment, such as not having a high school diploma, lacking basic skills, receiving public assistance, and having limited English proficiency…”
“…our survey raised serious concerns about the validity of reported job placement information…”

“…According to Job Corps data, nearly half of all job placements were found by the student, family, or friends. Thus, it is unclear whether Job Corps benefits from the nationwide placement network of the national training contractors…”  (2010, Job Corps still utilizes national training contractors. Job Corps Fraud)

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