ERIC Number: ED442997
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Ideas That Work.
Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC.
This document profiles successful projects designed to develop Appalachia's labor force, economy, and educational opportunities. The 86 project profiles provided are grouped by the following five goals that were established for the region by the Appalachian Regional Commission: (1) Appalachian residents will have the skills and knowledge necessary to compete in the world economy in the 21st century; (2) Appalachian residents will have the physical infrastructure necessary for self-sustaining economic development and improved quality of life; (3) the people and organizations of Appalachia will have the vision and capacity to mobilize and work together for sustained economic progress and improvement of their communities; (4) Appalachian residents will have access to financial and technical resources to help build dynamic and self-sustaining local economies; and (5) Appalachian residents will have access to affordable, quality health care. Included in the document are profiles of projects in the following states: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Each profile includes a brief description of the project's objectives, participants, major activities, and outcomes, as well as the name, postal address, phone number, and e-mail address of project contact people. (MN)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Citizen Participation, Community Development, Economic Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Federal State Relationship, Health Promotion, Labor Force Development, Leadership, Outcomes of Education, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Regional Planning, Secondary Education, Sustainable Development, Vocational Education
For full text: http://www.arc.gov/infopubs/ideas/ideasix.htm.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC.