ERIC Number: ED384728
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Making Sense of Federal Employment and Training Policy for Youth and Adults. Volume II: Expert Recommendations To Create a Comprehensive and Unified System.
Moore, Kristina M., Ed.; And Others
This document contains 27 essays and 5 policy statements regarding creation of a comprehensive and unified federal employment and training policy for youth and adults. The following essays are included: "In Search of the American Way" (Wills); "Rethink the Demand Side" (Smith); "The Federal Government as a Change Agent" (Nathan); "Making Sense of Federal Job Training Policy" (Spring); "Why Consolidation?" (Twomey); "Creating a National Human Resources Development System" (McGuire); "Future Directions for Employment & Training Policy" (Ganzglass); "Let's Build a System, Finally" (Butler); "Reinventing Federal Training Programs" (Carnevale); "Advancing America's Workforce" (Sofranac); "A Stitch in Time...Designing a Seamless Delivery System" (Pines); "A Labor Look at Job Training in 1995" (Roberts); "Youth Perspectives: Voices from the San Francisco Youth Coalition" (Eagleson, Bacher, Quizon); "Job Training Reform, Youth Development & Youth Corps" (Moore); "Approaching a New Era of Job Training" (Stoneman); "Developing Career Centers from the Inside Out" (Dorrer); Changing Our Approach to Federal Job Training Policy" (Strumpf); "Employment & Training" (Packer); "Management and Substance" (Sturomski); "Policy Opportunities for Teens in an Era of Change" (Hahn); "Anecdotes & Public Policy Prisms in Employment & Training" (Taylor); "Ensuring Equity for Young Women in Job Training" (Wurf); "Improving Employment Options of People with Disabilities" (Bartels); "Investment or Disinvestment?" (Kaplan); "Job Training Reform Must Assure Women Equity, Access and Specialized Direct Services" (Miller); "Vocational Education" (Jennings); and "A Community College Perspective" (Visdos). Also included are the following policy statements/recommendations: "Guiding Principles on Consolidation" (National Association of Counties and National Association of County Training & Employment Professionals); "Guiding Principles for Establishment of a Comprehensive & Consolidated Workforce Preparation & Development System" (U.S. Conference of Mayors); "Main Components of the G.I. Bill for America's Workers" (excerpted from President Clinton's Middle Class Bill of Rights); "Declaration of Intent" (excerpted from H.R. 511 introduced on January 13, 1995 by Representative Buck McKeon); and "Consolidating & Reforming Federal Job Training Programs" (joint statement by Senators Kennedy and Kassenbaum excerpted from Congressional Record, June 9, 1994.) (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agency Cooperation, Career Centers, Career Counseling, Change Strategies, Community Colleges, Coordination, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Principles, Employment Programs, Equal Education, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Government School Relationship, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Partnerships in Education, Policy Formation, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, School Attitudes, Systems Approach, Unions, Vocational Education, Womens Education, Youth, Youth Employment, Youth Programs
American Youth Policy Forum, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 719, Washington, DC 20036-5541 ($5).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Youth Policy Forum, Washington, DC.; National Youth Employment Coalition, Washington, DC.