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Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs, Washington, DC. – 1988
This report examines the literacy-related activities of organizations funded under Title IV, Section 402 of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). Section 402 is a special program within JTPA that delivers training, employment, education, and support services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers. The survey: (1) documents the various literacy and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Compliance (Legal)
Thompson, Lawrence H. – 1988
The U.S. General Accounting Office studied the characteristics of individual participants in training provided by the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), the kinds and intensity of services they received, and the occupations in which they were employed after leaving the program. Visits to 63 randomly selected service delivery areas provided…
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Vocational Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Assessment
ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY. – 1988
Hispanic-American dropouts are a population seriously at risk socially and economically in the United States. A recent study by the Hispanic Policy Development Project (HPDP), "Too Late to Patch: Reconsidering Second-Chance Opportunities for Hispanic and Other Dropouts," suggests a number of programs that can benefit the 1.8 million…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Dropouts, Economic Opportunities
Maine State Council on Vocational Education, Hallowell. – 1989
This document reports results of a survey of vocational schools and Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) agencies in Maine conducted by a mailed questionnaire and site visits. Sixty-eight percent of the vocational schools and 65 percent of the JTPA agencies returned the surveys. The report presents an overview of vocational education and JTPA…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Federal Legislation, Job Training, Outcomes of Education
Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1988
The rights discussed in this guide pertain to those guaranteed by federal legislation affecting women seeking jobs, working on the job, and retiring from employment. The section entitled "Getting the Job" contains explanations of services provided by: (1) the U.S. Employment Service; (2) the federal-state partnership established by the…
Descriptors: Adults, Employed Women, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Spill, Rick; Tracy, Marianne – 1986
Competency-based programming for Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) participants is a powerful tool that can be used by Private Industry Councils (PICs) to train youth in, among other things, the work maturity skills vital to finding and keeping employment. Work maturity skills are involved in the following behaviors: being on time for work,…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Employment Potential, Job Skills, Maturity Tests
Wisconsin State Council on Vocational Education, Madison. – 1989
The results of selected Wisconsin Council on Vocational Education activities (and consequent recommendations) from July 1, 1986 through December 31, 1988, are reported, pursuant to the requirements of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act. In addition, the following sections also appear: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Executive…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Advisory Committees, Correctional Education, Educational Planning
Wisconsin State Council on Vocational Education, Madison. – 1988
The Wisconsin Council on Vocational Education's seven recommendations, based on testimony given at a statewide public hearing at Oshkosh State Correctional Institute, are the following: (1) creation of an independent, cabinet-level corrections department; (2) establishment of an annual vocational, technical, and adult education scholarship for…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Advisory Committees, Correctional Education
Paris and Associates, Madison, WI. – 1989
Analysis of survey responses from 98 Wisconsin education/job programs administrators resulted in the following recommendations, among others: (1) Private Industry Council (PIC) members must play a more meaningful role in the oversight of local programs and should receive inservice education from the Division of Employment and Training Policy…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Planning, Employment Programs, Postsecondary Education
Youth Programs: Practical Lessons from Research and Program Experience, 1989
This journal issue summarizes the main points of a two-volume guide to youth performance management: "Working It Out: An Anthology of State and Local Performance Management Strategies Designed to Increase Services to Youth at Risk of Chronic Unemployment." The guide draws on the experiences of state and local practitioners in identifying…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Delivery Systems, Disadvantaged Youth, Federal Legislation
Romero, Carol Jusenius – 1989
This report examines why there are fewer Hispanics in training programs funded under Title IIA of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) than would be expected based on their share of the population that meets the eligibility criteria. Section II explains how the law's criteria for determining eligibility for JTPA unintentionally make many…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Eligibility
Virginia State Council on Vocational Education, Richmond. – 1989
This report presents an overview of the vocational education delivery systems assisted under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act and the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) in Virginia. For the Perkins Act, the report reviews the purpose, delivery system, and the implementation of vocational education (enrollments, quality of programs for…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Compliance (Legal), Coordination
West Virginia State Council on Vocational Education, Charleston. – 1989
This document reports briefly on the status of vocational education in West Virginia during 1987-88, as reported by the West Virginia State Council on Vocational Education. It summarizes the duties of the council, presents an overview of the number of students enrolled and the number of vocational programs in the state, and commends exemplary…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Compliance (Legal), Coordination, Disabilities
Grubb, W. Norton; And Others – 1989
Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) programs and vocational education programs in seven states (California, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, and Wisconsin) were studied to find out to what degree the programs were cooperating and how much they were duplicating each other's services. The researchers found little evidence of…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Articulation (Education), Compliance (Legal), Cooperative Programs
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1987
An Enterprise Zone Working Group brought together enterprise zone directors, Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) program administrators, and private industry council representatives from the state and local levels. It discussed ways in which employment and training programs could better coordinate with development activities in enterprise zones.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Economic Development
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