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Bloom, Howard S.; And Others – 1993
Interim estimates were made of program impacts on earnings and employment of adults and out-of-school youths during the first 18 months after their acceptance into employment and training programs funded under Title IIA of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). In the national study, 20,601 JTPA applicants in 16 service delivery areas were…
Descriptors: Adults, Age Differences, Employment, Employment Patterns
McCaslin, N. L.; Headley, W. Scot – 1993
A national study examined the system of performance measures and standards that had been approved in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands in response to the 1990 Perkins Act. Descriptive survey and content analysis research methods were used to develop summary sheets categorizing the types of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Legislation, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
Maine State Council on Vocational Education, Hallowell. – 1993
This report presents the results of a federally mandated biennial evaluation of the effectiveness of the coordination between vocational education and the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) in achieving the purposes of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act and JTPA. An overview describes the Maine vocational system,…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Correctional Education, Employment Programs
Bowman, William R. – 1993
A study examined the feasibility of using a "nonexperimental" technique to evaluate Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) programs for economically disadvantaged adults. New statistical techniques were applied to data about a sample of Utah JTPA participants and data about Employment Security registrants linked with their individual…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Economically Disadvantaged
Gomez, Tom; Niss, David S. – 1992
In 1991-1992, the Montana state legislature's Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Review Committee evaluated implementation of JTPA in Montana. The committee gathered background information on JTPA and state laws and programs implementing the federal programs and heard testimony on the plans and state job training programs. After 3 meetings, the…
Descriptors: Coordination, Educational Legislation, Evaluation Criteria, Federal Legislation
Gambone, Michelle Alberti – 1993
This report is a first step in defining the direction in which the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) system should move to create programs that facilitate growth toward a socially constructive adulthood. An introduction describes the purpose and scope of a project that convened a panel of experts who generated the information, four background…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, At Risk Persons, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged Youth
Connecticut State Council on Vocational-Technical Education, Hartford. – 1993
The Connecticut State Council on Vocational-Technical Education made recommendations to improve education that would help students prepare for the work force. The council evaluated the following: its belief statement; the Connecticut economy; the state's ability to support technical jobs; and education and training for work in Connecticut,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Economic Development
Gula, Annette; King, Christopher T. – 1990
The first round of site visits to welfare-to-work programs in Texas examined the nature and degree of program coordination at three sites: El Paso, Houston, and San Antonio. A brief overview of the growing literature on program coordination paid particular attention to welfare-related studies. At the state level, evidence was found of increasing…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Career Education, Cooperative Programs
Schexnayder, Deanna T.; And Others – 1991
This paper reports results of a baseline analysis of Job Training Partnership Act-welfare coordination efforts in Texas. Following an introduction, section II provides a brief overview of the literature on welfare dynamics and program participation and describes Texas programs to move Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) recipients into…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Career Education, Cooperative Programs
Schexnayder, Deanna T.; And Others – 1992
A Texas study examined the effects of coordination on Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) program services for Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) recipients, the REFOCUS-to-JTPA referral process, and rural program coordination issues. The impact of coordination on JTPA services to AFDC caretakers was determined by conducting a…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Career Education, Cooperative Programs
Florida State Council on Vocational Education, Tallahassee. – 1993
Evaluation of the coordination of vocational education and programs provided under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) included a survey of Florida's 24 service delivery areas (SDAs). The assessment was designed to provide a "snapshot" of the services provided to JTPA clients through educational institutions and on-the-job training…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Educational Cooperation
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1993
This guide provides information on the following topics: services available to help businesses recruit, train, and hire qualified workers; publicly funded programs that provide these services; and where businesses can get more information and help to take advantage of these services. The guide describes many training and employment programs funded…
Descriptors: Business, Employment Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Texas State Council on Vocational Education, Austin. – 1993
A study evaluated the adequacy, effectiveness, and coordination of vocational education and Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) program delivery systems in Texas. Statistical data on vocational education were obtained from the Texas Education Agency and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and data on JTPA programming were obtained from the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Coordination, Educational Legislation
Doolittle, Fred; And Others – 1993
This report summarizes the National Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Study, which examined the impact of Title IIA of JTPA on participants' employment, earnings, and welfare receipt. Between 1987 and 1989, more than 20,000 adults and out-of-school youths who applied for JTPA services in 16 areas across the country were randomly assigned to a…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Control Groups, Data Collection, Employment Programs
Steinmiller, Georgine; Duncan, Lisa Bergeron – 1991
The follow-up component of the Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) program tracked the 127 students who graduated from 1988, 1989, and 1990 Henderson State University YOU programs throughout July 1989-June 1991. Students were contacted on a monthly basis through phone calls, school counselor contacts, letters, and newsletters. Findings indicated…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Ancillary School Services, College School Cooperation, Dropout Prevention
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