Impact Evaluation of Teen Outreach, 1984-1989
Teen Outreach is a school-based program for adolescents originally designed to prevent early pregnancy and to encourage regular progression in school. The program is most often run through the collaborative efforts of a local Junior League, local school personnel, and local funders. The program seeks to reach its goals through a combination of small group discussion strategies using a unique curriculum, and by providing volunteer service experience in the community for its young participants. evaluation system to monitor the Teen Outreach program measures outcome variables such as school suspension; failure of courses in school; dropping out of school; and occurrences of pregnancy among the program students and their comparison group. This data set contains five years of evaluation data (1984-1989) on 5,452 cases across 78 variables.