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ERIC Number: ED060414
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 25
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Reference Count: 0
Specially Funded Programs.
Los Angeles City Schools, CA.
A total of eight specially funded programs designed to improve social and human conditions are described. These programs are Adult Basic Education (ABE), Adult Personal Traffic Safety (APTS), Emergency Employment Act (EEA), Industry Sponsored Programs (ISP), Manpower Development Training Act (MDTA), Model Cities Projects, Work Incentive Program (WIN), Vocational Education Act (VEA). ABE provides classes for adults lacking an eighth grade education and the opportunity to develop and strengthen communication, quantitative, personal-social and economic skills. APTS aims to help the traffic violator by promoting traffic safety within the community, improving the driving attitude and behavior of the errant driver. EEA was designed to increase employment and was made effective by Congress on an emergency basis. ISP are characterized by short, intensive instructional components which may be provided at the site of the contractor. MDTA has, as its main objective, the initiation and development of broad diversified training programs to train the unemployed and the underemployed and provide them with new and improved skills that are, or will be, required in the economy of the nation. Models Cities Projects aim to provide special facilities and services necessary to improve the general welfare of the people of the area. WIN has as its purpose the providing of education and training to welfare recipients. VEA aims to improve existing programs. (CK)
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Schools, CA.