AVANCE Parent-Child Education Program praised in study of two generation strategies
By AVANCE on September 23, 2014
AVANCE and the Parent-Child Education Program was recently referenced in the Working Poor Families Project Summer 2014 Policy Brief as an effective two generation strategy for increasing GED attainment by parent participants.
The study finds that the PCEP program, started “in the 1970s … began helping parents to learn teaching skills and to access education and job training themselves.”
Later, “assessments found that … AVANCE mothers were 13 to 34 percent more likely to attain a GED than other similar parents not involved in these programs.”
Read the entire report: Considering Two Generation Strategies in the States