Evaluations

Ongoing research and evaluation are critical success factors for the long-term success of our programs in maximizing effectiveness for both students and teachers.  YLA continues to be independently evaluated for its impact on student performance in various educational settings over time.

Based on this ongoing research and the growing body of demonstrated positive outcomes, Urban Tech continues to refine its approach to development and implementation of YLA based on this research and growing body of positive outcomes.

The following rigorous control group evaluations have been performed on YLA.
Click the links below each study title to learn more.


Get Healthy, Get Smart! Evaluation
Year 2: 16 New York City Middle and High Schools


Get Healthy, Get Smart! Evaluation
Year 1: 11 New York City Middle and High Schools


YLA/Project GRAD Final Evaluation at Shabazz High School


An Evaluation of the Youth Leadership Academy Program in Montclair High School