Is the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Program Effective?

July, 2020
IDA document: D-14257
FFRDC: Systems and Analyses Center
Type: Research Summary/Research Insights , Documents
Division: Strategy, Forces and Resources Division
Authors:
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Stanley A. Horowitz See more authors
This IDA Research Summary explores findings from the literature on the effectiveness of the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC). Literature dating back to the early 1990s found that the program improved self-esteem, reduced discipline problems, and increased high school graduation rates.