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ERIC Number: ED016796
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 25
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IOWA STATE MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL. TWELFTH PROGRESS REPORT, MARCH 1, APRIL 30, 1967.
Office of Manpower Policy, Evaluation, and Research (DOL), Washington, DC.; Iowa State Manpower Development Council, Des Moines.
THE COUNCIL NEGOTIATED SEVERAL ON-THE-JOB TRAINING SUBCONTRACTS FOR PLACEMENTS, INITIATED 4 COUPLED ON-THE-JOB TRAINING-VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS, ACQUIRED ADDITIONAL FUNDS TO ENLARGE BOTH PROJECTS, AND WAS INVOLVED IN A CONTROVERSY OVER THE TRAINING OF BRICKLAYERS UNDER A MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT TRAINING ACT-APPROVED PROGRAM. REPRODUCTIONS OF PRESS CLIPPINGS CONCERNING THE TRAINING CONTROVERSY ARE INCLUDED. PLANS FOR A SUMMER YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAM BETWEEN IOWA AND YUCATAN, MEXICO WERE INITIATED. THE COUNCIL (1) COOPERATED IN A STUDY OF SCHOOL DROPOUTS, (2) BEGAN COORDINATING LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL COUNTERPART PROGRAMS IN THE COMPREHENSIVE AREA MANPOWER PLANNING SYSTEM, (3) INITIATED OPERATION OF THE MOBILE MANPOWER INFORMATION CENTER, (4) ORGANIZED A COUNTY CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT AND A PROGRAM TO DISCOVER TRAINING AND OTHER SOCIAL SERVICE NEEDS OF PERSONS IN A FOUR-COUNTY AREA, (5) ASSISTED GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH CONSULTATION AND TECHNICAL ADVICE, AND (6) DISSEMINATED INFORMATION THROUGH SPEECHES AND PUBLICATIONS SUCH AS REPORTS OF STUDIES AND THE MONTHLY "MANPOWER NEWS." IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT THE COUNCIL HAS MOVED CLOSER TO ACHIEVING A HIGH LEVEL OF COORDINATION IN THE MANPOWER AREAS WITH THE COMING MERGER WITH THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY, AND THAT ON-THE-JOB TRAINING PROJECTS ARE PROGRESSING SATISFACTORILY IN SERVING RURAL AREAS AND MINORITY GROUPS AND SHOULD NOW BE LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE BUREAU OF LABOR. A BILL PROPOSING SUCH LEGISLATION IS BEING CONSIDERED IN THE LEGISLATURE. (WB)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Manpower Policy, Evaluation, and Research (DOL), Washington, DC.; Iowa State Manpower Development Council, Des Moines.
Identifiers: IOWA