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Kumar, Vasant – Wisconsin Vocational Educator, 1982
Improvement of employment opportunities for Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education (VTAE) students and CETA clients in Wisconsin is a central goal for both organizations. This cooperative working relationship has been the impetus for new vocational programs in the Indianhead VTAE District. (Editor)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Employment Opportunities, Job Training
Sawhney, Pawan K.; Jantzen, Robert H. – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1981
This study assessed the impact of the CETA program on the sexual wage differential of participants. The sources of sex-related wage differentials among CETA Title I (now Title IIB) participants before and after program participation are analyzed in order to examine the impact of training on the earnings gap. (CT)
Descriptors: Females, Job Training, Males, Program Effectiveness
Tuckman, Barbara H.; And Others – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1981
Compares pre-CETA and post-CETA earnings and income for racial and sexual categories, controlling for age and education. It was found that White gains exceed those for Blacks but that the White income distribution appears to converge with that of Blacks after CETA. (CT)
Descriptors: Blacks, Females, Racial Differences, Salary Wage Differentials
Harrison, Haskel D., II.; And Others – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1981
Describes alternative staff and participant perceptions regarding the goals of the CETA program in Tennessee. The perceptions regarded the relative importance of the economic, personal development, and social outcomes of participating in a CETA program. It was concluded that avoidance of staff stereotyping of clientele would benefit the program.…
Descriptors: Counselor Attitudes, Counselor Client Relationship, Economic Status, Individual Development
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Briscoe, Cecil D.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1981
This investigation was concerned with determining the degree of relationship between scores on ability measures included in the standardized General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) and self-estimates by high school students of their level of ability in the same aptitude areas as those in the GATB. (Author/AL)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Exploration, High School Students, High Schools
Fottler, Myron D.; And Others – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1981
This study provides a baseline of information concerning the organizational and managerial characteristics of CETA prime sponsors in one region of the country. It also relates these characteristics and other more traditional program and participant variables to program outcomes. (CT)
Descriptors: Employment Programs, Job Training, Labor Turnover, Management Development
Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1979
The National Commission for Manpower Policy assesses the effectiveness of public service employment (PSE) programs. Reports on numbers of jobs created, types of PSE workers, and the amount and effects of job displacement caused by the policy of "fiscal substitution" in local jurisdictions. Recommendations include strengthening PSE…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Employment Programs, Federal Aid, Financial Policy
Spring, William – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1979
Compares federal job creation efforts of the 1970s to the Work Project Administration (WPA) program in the 1930s. Traces the development of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) and stresses the need to unite public and private resources to achieve both balanced economic growth and full employment. (SK)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Programs, Federal Aid
Sirote, Patrice J. – American Education, 1981
Under the skilled supervision of a master carpenter hired to direct this Comprehensive Employment and Training Act project, seven high school students and two beginning workers are learning the varied and complex skills of building maintenance, renewing their city's schools, and bringing home a badly needed paycheck. (LRA)
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Educational Facilities Improvement, Experiential Learning, Federal Programs
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Hoyt, Kenneth B. – Journal of Career Education, 1980
The author presents an overview of the results of a nationwide series of workshops that addressed Comprehensive Employment and Training Act/career education collaboration. Topics included local education agencies/prime sponsor agreements, Youth Employment and Training Program implementation efforts and problems, and future concerns. (CT)
Descriptors: Career Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Institutional Cooperation, Job Training
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Brower, Sally M. – Journal of Career Education, 1980
Presents a definition of career education/CETA coordination and its components (statement of purpose, relationship of career education to the total education system, impact produced, needs of clients, and support of the schools); and describes stages of the coordination process (awareness, exploration, and preparation). (CT)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Education, Career Exploration, Cooperative Programs
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Walther, Regis H. – Journal of Career Education, 1980
Outlines a coping skills-based approach to serving youth employment and training needs. Discusses critical components of career education programs (job mobility, technological change, and specific skill training); a coping skills model; how coping skills are learned; and the role of schools in developing coping skills. (CT)
Descriptors: Career Education, Coping, Education Work Relationship, Job Skills
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Dyrenfurth, Michael J. – Journal of Career Education, 1980
The author argues that universities, and specifically their vocational education departments, need to become far more involved in the nation's Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) efforts than they are presently. He contends that to ignore the CETA system would seriously violate the responsibilities attendant to the university's three…
Descriptors: Career Education, College Role, Educational Research, Educational Responsibility
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Volz, Ruth W.; And Others – Journal of Career Education, 1980
A program is described in which home economics teacher educators at Texas Tech University developed a training program for Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) clients which utilized the resources of both vocational educators and CETA personnel. Discusses organization of personnel, program implementation, results, and implications. (CT)
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Home Economics Teachers, Institutional Cooperation, Job Training
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Peterson, Sterling D. – Journal of Career Education, 1980
A CETA-funded project provided job training for disadvantaged youth through the rehabilitation of a house. Program benefits included providing building trades experience which will lead to longtime employment opportunities; providing educational experiences for credit towards high school graduation; and community improvement through the house's…
Descriptors: Building Trades, Community Benefits, Credit Courses, Disadvantaged Youth
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