ERIC Number: ED183914
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Problems of Youth Unemployment; Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education; Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities; Subcommittee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives. Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
The thirty-nine papers presented here were prepared by persons concerned with youth unemployment at the request of two subcommittees of the House Committee on Education and Labor. They address root causes and ways both public schools and employment and training systems can reduce the extent and the rate of youth unemployment. An introduction provides a brief synthesis of the papers and notes the increase in youth unemployment (from 9% to 13% from 1968 to 1978--with a greater rate for minority youths). Contributors include the following: George Iden, Chief, Special Studies Unit, Congressional Budget Office and Alfred W. Pelletier, Chairman and President, Mack Trucks, Inc., on root causes; Robert E. Taylor, Executive Director, The National Center for Research in Vocational Education, and Charles O. Whitehead, President, American Vocational Association on the public school role; and Sam Brown, Director, Action, and Frank W. Schiff, Committee for Economic Development on employment and training systems. Listed in a miscellaneous section, representatives of two private agencies, Oak Ridge Associated Universities and Chrysler Learning, Inc., discuss their training programs for youths, the National School Board Association discussss emerging issues between vocational education and CETA, and Michael Casserly and Reva Siegal, Council of the Great City Schools, give implications for federal policy on youth unemployment. (MEK)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Location: United States
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act