U.S. Government Accountability Office
Job Corps should confront the under-enrollment among females in its residential programs by offering career training that is more attractive to females, such as careers in the medical and health-related fields, this report says. It also suggests offering more child care and doing more to provide a sense of safety at Job Corps sites, and creating videos and virtual tours to help prospective participants get a better sense of what to expect once enrolled in Job Corps. Free, 57 pages. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d09470.pdf, (202) 512-7215.