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ERIC Number: ED018611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Dec-18
Pages: 18
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Reference Count: 0
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PUBLIC LAW 88-210.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate.
THE MAJOR PURPOSES OF THE LAW WERE TO STRENGTHEN AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TO EXPAND THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NATION THROUGH THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACT OF 1963, AND TO EXTEND FOR 3 YEARS THE NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT OF 1958 AND PUBLIC LAWS 815 AND 874. IT AUTHORIZED INCREASED FEDERAL GRANTS TO THE STATES TO ASSIST THEM TO MAINTAIN, EXTEND, AND IMPROVE EXISTING PROGRAMS OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, TO DEVELOP NEW PROGRAMS, AND TO PROVIDE PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT FOR YOUTH OF ALL AGES AND IN ALL COMMUNITIES WHO NEED THE EARNINGS TO CONTINUE THEIR VOCATIONAL TRAINING ON A FULL-TIME BASIS. THIS VOCATIONAL TRAINING OR RETRAINING FOR ACTUAL OR ANTICIPATED OPPORTUNITIES FOR GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT IS TO BE SUITED TO THE NEEDS, INTERESTS, AND ABILITIES OF THE TRAINEES. MAJOR CATEGORIES OF PROVISIONS ARE (1) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS, (2) ALLOTMENTS TO STATES, (3) USES OF FEDERAL FUNDS, (4) STATE PLANS, (5) PAYMENTS TO STATES, (6) LABOR STANDARDS, (7) DEFINITIONS, (8) ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, (9) AMENDMENTS TO GEORGE-BARDEN AND SMITH-HUGHES ACTS, (10) EXTENSION OF PRACTICAL NURSE TRAINING AND AREA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS, (11) WORK-STUDY PROGRAMS FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION STUDENTS, (12) RESIDENTIAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SCHOOLS, AND (13) FEDERAL CONTROL. AMENDMENTS TO SECTIONS OF TITLE I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, AND X OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT ARE INCLUDED IN THE DOCUMENT. (WB)
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate.
Identifiers: National Defense Education Act; Vocational Education Act 1963