ERIC Number: ED331953
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Leave None Behind--Youth-at-Risk Age 9-15. Monograph Series Vol. 1, No. 8.
Bitney, JoAnn P.
This paper is one component of the National Commission for Employment Policy's current project on at-risk youth aged 9-15 years old. It examines and discusses current issues, legislation, and action being taken regarding educational programs that assist this at-risk population about to enter the school-to-work transition. The paper also analyzes the school's role in this process. The unique educational needs of these youth and the educational problems they encounter are also studied. Current federal legislation that directly affects the educational welfare of this target population and legislative changes considered in the 100th Congress are reviewed. The paper concludes with a call for youth at risk to be considered a priority in the design of first-chance programs, primarily those outlined within the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act considered in the 100th Congress. (27 references) (KC)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission for Employment Policy (DOL), Washington, DC.