The Welfare-to-Work Grants Program: Enrollee Outcomes One Year After Program Entry. Exhibit B.4 Receipt of Skill Enhancement Services by Welfare-to-Work Enrollees During the Year after Program Entry

02/01/2004

Exhibit B.4
Receipt of Skill Enhancement Services by Welfare-to-Work Enrollees
During the Year after Program Entry
В Baltimore Co. Boston Chicago Ft. Worth Milwaukee Nashville Philadelphia Phoenix St. Lucie Co., FL West Virginia Yakima, WA
Receipt of Service (%)
В В В Basic education and training programs
В В В В В В GEDВ orВ highВ school 14.3 8.7 9.9 15.8 23.2 24.4 16.2 15.3 14.4 13.9 20.5
В В В В В В Adult basic education 8.6 7.1 5.1 6.2 10.5 14.4 9.2 9.2 10.0 11.1 10.0
В В В В В В EnglishВ asВ aВ secondВ language 0.9 4.6 0.4 0.5 2.3 0.2 2.7 0.7 1.1 1.1 1.4
В В В В В В Any of the above 19.3 16.6 12.6 18.8 25.4 28.6 21.5 19.8 18.6 20.3 22.1
В В В Any advanced educ. & training pgm.b 28.2 16.5 12.9 11.8 13.8 19.0 9.8 8.6 31.4 17.8 18.2
В В В Any program (any of the above) 42.6 30.6 24.3 29.0 33.3 44.2 29.6 25.3 47.0 34.6 37.2
Mean Hours of Receipt per Weeka
В В В GED or high school 12.5 15.8 15.4 18.0 12.1 20.1 13.2 16.6 16.3 14.4 12.2
В В В Adult basic education 12.4 15.4 16.8 17.9 12.8 18.6 14.4 19.4 12.3 18.8 10.7
В В В English as a second language NA 16.0 12.2 13.9 8.1 NA 16.2 NA NA 21.2 10.9
В В В Advanced educ. & training pgms.b, c 15.2 19.2 19.6 22.1 21.2 21.5 20.7 22.5 13.5 26.6 11.9
Mean Duration of Receipt (in Months)
В В В GED or high school 4.0 3.4 3.8 3.9 5.0 6.0 4.0 3.4 3.9 4.6 5.5
В В В Adult basic education 6.9 4.7 3.0 5.1 2.7 4.7 3.3 2.3 3.5 2.5 5.7
В В В English as a second language NA 6.0 1.7 4.5 3.9 NA 3.0 NA NA 1.2 2.4
В В В Advanced educ. & training pgms.b, c 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.7 2.0 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.0 3.6 3.4
Sample Size 100 607 1,594 873 195 559 1,110 221 146 269 293
Source: 2000-03 12-month follow-up survey of Welfare-to-Work enrollees.
Note: The survey data have been weighted to be representative of all WtW enrollees in the respective sites. Survey item nonresponse may cause the sample sizes for specific variables to be smaller than those shown. Rounding may cause percentages to sum
a Among WtW enrollees who participated in the specified type of education or training program.
b The 12-month follow-up survey gathered information on participation in the following advanced education and training programs: vocational or technical training, occupational skills training, and college programs.
c For enrollees who participated in multiple advanced programs, hours and months of participation are for the most recent program.

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