Inside a Swiss Army Knife: An Assessment of AmeriCorps

Perry, James L.; Thomson, Ann Marie; Tschirhart, Mary; Mesch, Debra; Lee, Geunjoo
April 1999
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Apr99, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p225
Academic Journal
Presents an assessment of AmeriCorps, the national service program championed by United States President Bill Clinton and approved by Congress in 1993. Five goals of AmeriCorps; Lack of definitive evidence for AmeriCorps' effectiveness; Suggested need for more research before policy makers and citizens can determine AmeriCorps' productivity.


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