• Achieving Change for Texans Demonstration Waiver Evaluation 

      Schexnayder, Deanna; Schroeder, Daniel G.; Olson, Jerome A. (2003)
      Using random assignment in sites around the state of Texas, this evaluation project analyzes the net impact of time limits, the personal responsibility agreement, increased resource limits and other features of the 1995 ...
    • Administrative Data Research and Evaluation (ADARE) Project 

      King, Chritopher T.; Schroeder, Daniel G.; Mueser, Peter (2004-04)
      he ADARE Project began in 1998 using the availability of longitudinal files of state administrative records and the combined expertise of university researchers and state Labor Market Information unit staffs to investigate ...
    • Assessing the Resident Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency Program of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin August 2013 

      O'Shea, Dan; Prince, Heath J. (2013-08)
      The Ray Marshall Center conducted a detailed process analysis of the Resident Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Program that connects public housing residents with workforce development and supportive services ...
    • Austin College Access Network Common Definitions 

      King, Christopher T.; Smith, Tara (2012-02)
      In partnership with E3 Alliance, the Ray Marshall Center (RMC) is participating in the Central Texas College Access and Persistence Program Evaluation. The evaluation seeks to increase regional capacity to provide critical ...
    • Austin College Access Network Information Brief: Common Definitions 

      Smith, Tara (Ray Marshall Center, 2012-02)
      In partnership with E3 Alliance, the Ray Marshall Center (RMC) is participating in the Central Texas College Access and Persistence Program Evaluation. The evaluation seeks to increase regional capacity to provide critical ...
    • Behavioral Economics and Workforce Development: A Review of the Literature from Labor Economics and the Broader Field 

      Juniper, Cynthia J.; Prince, Heath J. (2016-02)
      here is mutual benefit for employers and workers when workers improve their skills beyond the minimum requirements for their position—a fact not lost on employers, many of who are willing to provide education and training ...
    • Behavioral Economics and Workforce Development: A Review of the Literature from Labor Economics and the Broader Field 

      Juniper, Cynthia; Prince, Heath (2016-02)
      There is mutual benefit for employers and workers when workers improve their skills beyond the minimum requirements for their position—a fact not lost on employers, many of who are willing to provide education and training ...
    • Biotech Workforce Evaluation 

      Glover, Robert W. (2009-02)
      The Ray Marshall Center conducted an evaluation of a pilot project to enhance educational offering in biotechnology at Austin Community College. Specializations in biotechnical instrumentation and in molecular diagnostics ...
    • Bridging the Gap Pilot Study 

      Shexnayder, Deanna; Tang, Ying; Hill, Brendan; Looney, Sarah (2007)
      The “Bridging the Gap”Pilot Study had the goals; 1) to begin to show how the problems faced by working families appear and unfold in any particular state, but are also part of a national pattern; 2) show how the full project ...
    • CareerAdvance® Implementation Report 

      Glover, Robert W.; Smith, Tara; King, Christopher T.; Coffey, Rheagan D. (2010-08)
      The report evaluates the first year implementation of CareerAdvance®, a pilot program conducted by the Community Action Project (CAP) of Tulsa County aimed at providing low-income parents of children enrolled in early ...
    • CareerAdvance® Implementation Study Findings Through July 2013 

      Smith, Tara; King, Christopher T.; Christensen, Kristen; Chen, Xueshu (2013-12)
      This report examines fundamental changes in the CareerAdvance® program that directly relate to the experience and progress of participants through July 2013 (the end of the fourth program year) and the recruitment of Cohort ...
    • CareerAdvance® Implementation Study Findings Through July 2014 

      Smith, Tara; Christensen, Kristen; King, Christopher T. (2014-10)
      This report examines changes in the CareerAdvance® program that directly relate to the experience and progress of participants through July 2014—the end of the fifth program year— and the recruitment of Cohort 10 in spring ...
    • The CareerAdvance® Pilot Project: Recommended Jobs Strategy for Families Served by the Community Action Project of Tulsa County 

      King, Christopher T.; Glover, Robert W.; Smith, Tara; Coffey, Rheagan D.; Levy, Brian (2009-08)
      In this report, we describe the recommended sectoral jobs strategy for parents served by the Community Action Project (CAP) of Tulsa County as a pilot initiative — now called CareerAdvance® — to be implemented starting in ...
    • The Central Texas College Access and Persistence Program Evaluation: Outcomes and Impacts Summary Report. 

      Smith, Tara; Cumpton, Greg (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 2013-01)
      n partnership with E3 Alliance, the Ray Marshall Center (RMC) is participating in the Central Texas College Access and Persistence Program Evaluation. The evaluation seeks to increase regional capacity to provide critical ...
    • Central Texas Student Futures Project: Findings from the 2012 Senior Surveys 

      Davis, Garry; Cumpton, Greg (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 2013-01)
      These reports trace each graduating class as they move through work, postsecondary education and training, and other options for up to four years after graduation. The focus of these reports is to identify trends and ...
    • Challenges, Promising Programs, and Effective Practices in Adult and Developmental Education 

      Coffey, Rheagan D.; Smith, Tara (2011-02)
      This report presents an overview of the current state of adult education in Tulsa and in the U.S., and highlights successful programs in the areas of GED/Adult Basic Education, ESL Education, and Developmental Education. ...
    • Community Agenda Assessment Project 

      Tang, Ying; King, Christopher T.; Brown, Erin; Ryan, Katie; Hershey, Suzanne (2006)
      United Way Capital Area (UWCA) in developing a Community Agenda on health and human services within the 10-county Capital Area region. The research was designed to lead to a synthesis of existing information and stakeholder ...
    • Critical Skill Shortages Initiative 

      Glover, Robert W.; Hershey, Suzanne; King, Christopher T.; Roychowdhury, Deepshikha (2005)
      e Ray Marshall Center collaborated with industry and community representatives to work with two industrial sectors to alleviate critical skills shortages in key occupations. The two targeted industrial sectors will have ...
    • Development of a Student Tracking System for ACAN Participants 

      Schexnayder, Deanna; Rodriguez, Patty; Cumpton, Greg (Ray Marshall Center, 2012-01)
      In partnership with E3 Alliance, the Ray Marshall Center (RMC) is participating in the Austin College Access Network (ACAN) college persistence project entitled “Staying Powers: Building College Persistence for our Most ...
    • Dual-Generation Strategy Initiative Research Brief 

      Smith, Tara (Ray Marshall Center, 2012-02)
      In partnership with the Foundation for Child Development, the Ray Marshall Center is implementing a Dual-Generation Strategy Initiative. This project seeks to create and promote the field of “dual-generation” strategies, ...