ERIC Number: ED315591
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Study of the State Management of the Job Training Partnership Act.
Figueroa, Jose R.; And Others
This document reports a study that investigated state management of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Title II-A programs and the Wagner-Peyser 10 percent set-aside for program years 1985 and 1986 to identify the most effective and efficient state JTPA management practices. Following an executive summary and introduction, section 1 contains case studies of Vermont, Nebraska, Idaho, Arizona, Maryland, Georgia, and Illinois. Section 2 contains the results of a mail survey of the remaining 43 states and 7 territories, of which 36 states, the District of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands responded. Findings reported concern the following areas: (1) JTPA administrative configuration, including state JTPA configuration, management of set-aside programs, the 3 percent set-aside program, the 8 percent set-aside program, and the 10 percent set-aside program; (2) state policy makers, including the state job training coordinating councils, and state legislatures; (3) state management practices, including policy, planning, and coordination; (4) state quality assurance functions, including performance standards, management information systems, compliance and fiscal controls, training and technical assistance, and communication. The text is supplemented by 10 data tables, and an appendix contains 3 additional tables on the characteristics of the states. (CML)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Governors' Association, Washington, DC. Center for Policy Research and Analysis.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona; Georgia; Idaho; Illinois; Maryland; Nebraska; Vermont
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Job Training Partnership Act 1982