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ERIC Number: ED022866
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 36
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Federally-Assisted Manpower Development Programs; a Planning Staff Study.
Davies, Mary; And Others
Federal programs which provide or assist in providing job-oriented education and training to prepare people for employment are described. Government inservice staff training programs, training provided in the Armed Forces, general aid to education, and programs to aid in the construction of facilities or acquisition of materials are excluded. Funding levels and purposes are given. Higher education and professional training are provided for in 19 federal laws such as the Atomic Energy Commission Act, Civil Rights Act, and Clean Air Act. Assistance to groups with special needs is given under the provisions of seven acts such as the Adult Indian Vocational Training Act and the Federal Prison Industries, Inc., Act. Occupational training is provided under the Area Redevelopment Act, Manpower Development and Training Act, National Apprenticeship Act, and Trade Expansion Act. Training provisions for the alleviation of poverty are made in the Economic Opportunity Act and Social Security Act. Vocational education in public schools is partially supported by funds from the George-Barden Act, Smith-Hughes Act, and Vocational Education Act of 1963. Data on people served and the cost of programs are summarized in tabular form. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Manpower Policy, Evaluation, and Research (DOL), Washington, DC.