ERIC Number: ED160743
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
A Knowledge Development Plan for the Youth Employment and Demonstration Projects Act of 1977.
Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Youth Programs.
The Youth Employment and Demonstration Projects Act of 1977 (YEDPA) authorizes a variety of demonstration projects to explore different approaches to help youth complete high school and enter the world of work. This report discusses the issues that must be considered in designing action program approaches and outlines the knowledge development plan structured in accordance with YEDPA, which has four major components: Young Adult Conservation Corps; Youth Incentive Entitlement Pilot Projects; Youth Community Conservation and Improvement Projects; and Youth Employment and Training. Provisions for the various parts of these four components are described. It is emphasized that this statement of knowledge development activities is a planning document, designed to test ideas and furnish a foundation for subsequent efforts. (MF)
Descriptors: Action Research, Demonstration Programs, Dropout Programs, Education Work Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Job Development, Labor Force Development, Methods Research, On the Job Training, Program Development, Work Experience, Youth Employment, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Youth Programs.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Youth Employment and Demonstration Projects Act