ERIC Number: ED339907
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Special Populations. A Follow-up of 1987-1988 Suggestions and Recommendations. ICoVE's 1989-1990-1991 Report.
Illinois State Council on Vocational Education, Springfield.
This 3-year follow-up report describes actions taken by the Illinois Council on Vocational Education (ICoVE) during 1989, 1990, and 1991. It addresses the 66 suggestions and 56 recommendations of 9 technical reports (spanning 1987 and 1988) related to special populations. Recommendations from 1987-88 and follow-up actions are reported on the following topics: vocational education funds; targeted populations; sex-role stereotyping; serving economically depressed areas; support services for students; Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) 8 percent funds; adequacy and effectiveness of JTPA; perceptions affecting coordination; and correctional education. The following recommendations are made: (1) establish performance standards; (2) retrain, upgrade, and maintain the work force; (3) provide services for special populations and improve program access; (4) identify program service needs; (5) facilitate preparation for work; and (6) identify private sector commerce, industry, and labor needs for education and job-specific preparation. ICoVE membership list is included. (NLA)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Correctional Education, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Finance, Job Training, Labor Force, Performance Factors, Postsecondary Education, Poverty Areas, Private Sector, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Regional Cooperation, Secondary Education, Services, Sex Stereotypes, Special Needs Students, State Standards, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Council on Vocational Education, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational Education Act 1984; Job Training Partnership Act 1982