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ERIC Number: ED019401
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 94
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Reference Count: 0
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EDUCATION AND TRAINING, PASSPORT TO OPPORTUNITY. FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT...TO THE CONGRESS ON TRAINING ACTIVITIES UNDER THE MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ACT.
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
THIS REPORT PRESENTS THE QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DIMENSIONS OF THE MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ACT PROGRAMS FOR 1965. FROM AUGUST 1962, WHEN TRAINING UNDER THE MANPOWER ACT BEGAN, THROUGH DECEMBER 1965, MORE THAN 10,000 INSTITUTIONAL, ON-THE-JOB, AND EXPERIMENTAL AND DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS WERE APPROVED TO SERVE OVER 625,000 PEOPLE. THE MANPOWER PROGRAM OPERATES IN ALL 50 STATES AND IN FOUR TERRITORIES. INSTITUTIONAL TRAINING IS THE LARGEST SEGMENT OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM. BY THE END OF 1965, APPROVAL HAD BEEN GIVEN TO 7,625 INSTITUTIONAL PROJECTS TO TRAIN 435,700 PERSONS, AND MORE THAN 345,000 HAD BEEN ENROLLED. IN ADDITION, ALMOST 3,000 ON-THE-JOB TRAINING PROJECTS HAD BEEN APPROVED FOR 104,000 MEN AND WOMEN, AND 164 EXPERIMENTAL AND DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS FOR 88,000 TRAINEES. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF PERSONS APPROVED FOR TRAINING EXCEEDS THE ORIGINAL GOALS SET BY THE CONGRESS FOR THE FIRST 3 YEARS OF THE ACT. MANPOWER TRAINING CENTERS HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED IN AN ATTEMPT TO SOLVE THE PRACTICAL PROBLEMS OF TRAINING MANY PEOPLE WITH DIVERSE CHARACTERISTICS IN A VARIETY OF JOBS IN AN ECONOMICAL MANNER. THE SKILL CENTERS PROMISE TO BE ONE OF THE MOST EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE INSTRUMENTS FOR MANPOWER TRAINING. THE OVERALL PERFORMANCE OF THE MANPOWER PROGRAM HAS BEEN SATISFACTORY. THE CUMULATIVE PLACEMENT RATE THROUGH 1965 WAS 74 PERCENT. THE APPENDIX INCLUDES 28 TABLES OF STATISTICAL DATA. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS L2.3--1468 FOR 45 CENTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402. (HC)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act