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Too Good to Be True? How an Education Program Is Transforming the Lives of At-Risk Youth

Insights from FOS Affiliate Philip Oreopoulos and co-authors illuminating Pathways to Education's program impact on at-risk youth.

Education In the Media April 2024

In 2007, a consulting firm published an astonishing report. The report concluded that a nonprofit organization called Pathways to Education was responsible for reducing high school dropout rates by 40 percentage points in Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood. Such an enormous improvement would be almost unprecedented in evaluations of other similar programs in North America.

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