This evaluation design report describes the career pathways framework and the major study components of the PACE project. It includes an overview of PACE and the career pathways framework; a description of the program selection process, the sites, and research questions; a study timeline; a list of deliverables; a description of the implementation study; a description of the impact study; a description of the cost-benefit study; and information about data sources.
Abt Associates, Inc. (2014). Pathways for Advancing Careers and Education Evaluation Design Report. OPRE Report # 2014‐76, Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.