ERIC Number: ED034951
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: 0
Federal Legislation for a Comprehensive Program on Youth Employment.
Nixon, R. A.
This paper which presents the major federal legislation applicable to youth-work programs aims at indicating: the intent of each legislation and what makes it possible, who allocates the funds, and who can apply for and receive funds. Sub-sections of the Economic Opportunity Act include: Job Corps, Neighborhood Youth Corps, Community Action Programs, Adult Basic Education, and Special Work Experience and Training Programs. Other programs included are: Vocational Education, Federal State Employment Services, Vocational Rehabilitation, Health Care -- Social Security Amendments, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Juvenile Delinquency Act, and related legislation (Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965, and Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965). A conclusion refers to the vagueness of the laws and the lack of integrated coordination and direction. (nl)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Civil Rights, Community Action, Delinquency, Disadvantaged Youth, Federal Legislation, Labor Force Development, Medical Services, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Work Experience Programs, Youth Employment
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Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY.