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ERIC Number: ED203075
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-May
Pages: 311
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Entitlement Implementation: Two Years Experience. Innovative Approaches. Youth Knowledge Development Report 11.2.
Diaz, William A.; And Others
A study focused on the implementation and project feasibility of the Youth Incentive Entitlement Pilot Projects (YIEPP) during the latter period of the demonstration from September 1978 through August 1979. Program operations at 17 sites--Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Denver, Detroit, King-Snohomish Counties (Washington), Mississippi, Alachua County (Florida), Albuquerque, Berkeley, Dayton, Hillsborough County (New Hampshire), Monterey County (California), New York, Philadelphia, Steuben County (New York), and Syracuse--were examined with respect to program participation, job development, schooling, and program cost. Overall, findings document improvement of the sites in implementing the YIEPP model. While the demonstration has enrolled impressive numbers of youths, there were some limitations on the ability and willingness of prime sponsors to establish and enforce school and work attendance and performance standards and to reverify youths. Sponsors were generally able to develop enough jobs and to reduce the time lag between enrollment of youths and their assignment to jobs. Schools have generally shown good cooperation with prime sponsors in recruitment of in-school youths into the program. Also the demonstration has fostered development and expansion of alternative school programs to serve returning dropouts. Program costs were computed and determined feasible. (Related youth knowledge and development reports are available separately--see note.) (MN)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 029-014-00190-2, $7.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Youth Programs.
Authoring Institution: Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: California; California (Berkeley); Colorado (Denver); Florida; Maryland (Baltimore); Massachusetts (Boston); Michigan (Detroit); Mississippi; New Hampshire; New Mexico (Albuquerque); New York; New York (New York); New York (Syracuse); Ohio (Cincinnati); Ohio (Dayton); Pennsylvania (Philadelphia); Washington; Washington (Seattle)