Impact of Junior Officer Training Corps (JROTC) on Educational and Socioeconomic Outcomes
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Despite a century of existence in the secondary educational system, the societal value of JROTC remains at odds among researchers, policy makers, and educational administrators alike. Much of the debate circulates around the role of Junior Reserve Training Corps (JROTC) in the American secondary education system as a youth development program or as a federal government program to militarize American adolescents. The purpose of this study is to investigate whether JROTC participation influences educational outcomes associated with: accomplishment, responsibility, service, and citizenship; and, ...