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Guilinger, Jim – Agricultural Education Magazine, 1980
Focusing on the use of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) funds in vocational agriculture, this article presents suggestions for obtaining CETA funds for a local vocational agriculture program. In addition, the article describes how CETA funds were used in an Illinois high school and the advantages realized from their use. (LRA)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Financial Support
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Gay, Robert S.; Borus, Michael E. – Journal of Human Resources, 1980
Performance indicators presently being used by CETA and the Labor Department, which are primarily constructed from placement data, provide no useful information for judging relative program effectiveness. Other indicators, particularly changes in weeks in the labor force, weeks employed, and wage rates, though not perfect, are correlated much more…
Descriptors: Employment Programs, Employment Statistics, Performance Factors, Program Effectiveness
Carter, Lewis J. – Crisis, 1980
Outlines NAACP activities in regard to (1) facilitating a relationship between Black colleges and the National Alliance of Businessmen in order to increase the number of Blacks hired by medium and large businesses, and (2) the organization's efforts to increase private sector employment of Black youth through CETA (particularly Title VII)…
Descriptors: Black Organizations, Black Youth, Business Responsibility, Minority Groups
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Greene, Joshua – Education and Urban Society, 1981
Current federal youth employment programs have failed to meet the employment needs of disadvantaged youth. Programs should be revised to: (1) require all participants to receive remedial academic instruction on the high school level; and (2) train participants in at least one vocational skill for which there exists a local demand for youth…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Employment Problems, Employment Programs, Federal Programs
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Manley, Katherine K.; Vogler, Daniel E. – Journal of Studies in Technical Careers, 1983
This article provides an overview of various aspects of vocational education: federal legislation and funding, administrative structure, finance, planning approach, programmatic delivery system, and coordination provisions. (CT)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Coordination, Delivery Systems, Federal Aid
Social and Labour Bulletin, 1982
This article cites six sources which present planning and implementation strategies for major government-sponsored training programs. These federal programs were designed to allocate funds to modernize training facilities and to provide employment skills for the hard-to-employ youth in six European and Asian nations. (SSH)
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Employment Problems, Federal Aid
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Rodenstein, Judith M. – Journal of Employment Counseling, 1982
Analyzed long-term influence of employment and training programs on labor force participation rate of CETA participants. Analyzed data collected from terminated CETA participants (N=225). Results indicated that enrollment in employment and training programs can lead to increased wages, and positive feelings about participation in the work force.…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Employment Level, Employment Patterns, Job Placement
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Coles, Gerald; Coppel, Lynn – Urban Education, 1982
Analyzes low literacy levels among Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) applicants in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Discusses how cutbacks in CETA funding will adversely affect attempts to decrease illiteracy among unemployed, low-income, urban adults. (GC)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Employment Programs, Illiteracy, Poverty
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Vogler, Daniel E.; Manley, Katherine K. – Community Services Catalyst, 1982
Describes the past, present, and possible future influences of the decade-old Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA). Highlights community services and continuing education linkage activities. Presents policy considerations regarding participants, organization, personnel, finances, curriculum, and evaluation. Illustrates programmatic…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Colleges, Community Services, Continuing Education
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Hesse, Charles R. – Personnel and Guidance Journal, 1982
Describes the Personal Employment Program, a four-week training and development experience that enables CETA participants to secure unsubsidized employment. The last two weeks of the program emphasize job search interactions. The program is successful in finding employment for program completers but has a low completion rate. (AJC)
Descriptors: Career Development, Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Potential, Employment Programs
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Lapin, Joel D. – Community and Junior College Journal, 1982
Examines lessons learned from successful linkages between community colleges and Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) sponsors as the basis for future occupational training and employment programs. Reviews research examining CETA funding patterns in California and exemplary arrangements between community colleges and CETA nationwide.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Employment Programs, Employment Services
Lomastro, James A. – Rehabilitation Literature, 1982
An analysis of the policies, procedures, and programs of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) and an assessment of its impact on the employment of disabled persons in New England revealed uneven commitment in CETA toward the disabled and emphasized the importance of local control of programing. (CL)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Employment, Federal Programs, Program Effectiveness
McIntosh, Barbara; Settle, Theodore C. – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1982
Presents a strategy for improving labor transactions in the local labor market. An interorganizational network perspective is suggested which involves a shift from developing and maintaining contacts with individual firms to a network of firms in the same industry which share a dependence on the local labor market. (CT)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Federal Regulation, Human Resources, Industry
Jackson, Peter – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1982
This paper presents a set of models that describes the choices that have to be made occasionally by administrators of human resource training programs. The models replicate the decision processes by which certain courses are developed as well as those that determine the kind of participant served in these programs. (CT)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Decision Making, Evaluation Criteria, Human Resources
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Gilli, Angelo C., Sr. – Journal of Studies in Technical Careers, 1982
The author shows how cooperation between CETA, as a model training program, and two-year colleges can benefit future training programs as well as the colleges. (Author/CT)
Descriptors: Educational Cooperation, Models, School Business Relationship, Training Methods
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