Research by various agencies and economists has concluded that the work-study program
both increases the likelihood that participating students will graduate and also that they will find jobs after graduation - particularly in the case of low-income students.
Certainly, not every relationship formed through Cristo Rey's work-study program
is as dramatic as these.
A work-study program
puts young dancers in touch with teachers, mentors and choreographers," she says, recounting the many opportunities she had to work with some of the teachers she'd taken class from.
Similar to the Nativity Miguel schools, the Cristo Rey Network heeds Catholic social teachings and the Church's preferential option for the poor, but with an additional layer of complexity, the corporate work-study program
If a vet is working in a work-study program
at a university or college, the school can pay the difference between amounts the VA pays and the amount the schools pay their work-study students performing the same job.
A major source of the problem stems from the fact that the work-study program
uses a fifty-year-old formula to determine how federal funds are allocated.
The Department has notified presidents and financial aid administrators at approximately 1,800 postsecondary education institutions that are subject to Section 1512 recipient reporting for the Federal Work-Study Program
that they are required to register as users at FederalReporting.
Students generally are eligible for food stamps if they qualify for a state or federally funded work-study program
, work at least 20 hours per week, have a child under the age of 12, or are taking employer-sponsored job training classes.
Lola sees you doing something academically cool, like starting a work-study program
, hosting a foreign exchange student or virtual-visiting college sites.
A Georgia high school senior recently got a job as a hostess at a Hooters restaurant as part of her school's work-study program
The stroke of genius that allows these schools to function is a corporate work-study program
in which all students work one day a week at an entry-level professional job.
Through a regional educational service agency program, Campbell was matched with a company he knew from the work-study program
he coordinates for special ed students.