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ERIC Number: ED301666
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Youth: 2000, A Call to Action. Report on a National Leadership Meeting (Washington, D.C., June 10, 1986).
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC.
This report describes and summarizes the discussion at a national leadership meeting conducted by the National Alliance of Business. The meeting focused on the complex and challenging economic, social, and educational issues facing today's youth. Participants included business executives, foundation presidents, mayors, state legislators, county commissioners, educators, employment specialists, and civil rights, labor, and social policy leaders. Themes that arose from presentations and round-table discussions included the following: (1) a "window of opportunity" with the number of jobs expected to grow faster than the number of young people by the year 2000; (2) worker preparation; (3) literacy; (4) higher expectations for schools; (5) collaboration among education, employment, and social service providers; (6) goals for the year 2000; and (7) a call to action. A list of participants is included. (KC)
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Trends, Employment Patterns, Employment Problems, Employment Projections, Entry Workers, Futures (of Society), Labor Needs, Labor Supply, Literacy, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Secondary Education, Social Change, Technological Advancement, Unemployment, Vocational Education
National Alliance of Business, 1201 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20005.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.; Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC.
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