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Greene, Richard – Monthly Labor Review, 1980
The tailoring of grants-in-aid to wage levels in the localities which receive them enjoys growing popularity among federal policymakers; two ongoing programs illustrate the flexibility of this technique. The article describes the procedures currently used to index the CETA and Medicare programs and their data source, the ES-202 system. (CT)
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Grants
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Friel, Theodore W.; Holder, Todd – Journal of Employment Counseling, 1980
Youth trained in generic coping skills rated their own gains in knowledge and skills as larger than those of the controls. The coping skills training contributed to their employment and helped reduce dropping out of school. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Guidance, Coping, Dropout Programs
Mallory, Alva, Jr.; And Others – Canadian Vocational Journal, 1980
Reports on a vocational training program designed to provide an initial exposure for 200 economically disadvantaged youth to the basic principles of one of 16 vocational content areas. The programs were designed to provide a limited number of marketable skills and to facilitate the youths' career exploration and career planning efforts. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Career Exploration, Career Planning
Eveslage, Sonja A.; And Others – Community College Frontiers, 1980
Discusses the current status of noncollegiate training programs in industry and government and describes the development of an articulation policy established between a Comprehensive Employment and Training Act center and the School of Technical Careers at Southern Illinois University. (JP)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Evaluation Criteria, Experiential Learning, Federal Programs
Farmworker Journal, 1979
Survey of 2510 Hispanic migrant workers gathered demographic data, assessed needs, and questioned respondents as to knowledge of, participation in, and complaints about CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) programs. Journal availability: see RC 503 518. (DS)
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Demography, Mexican Americans, Migrant Workers
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Hohenshil, Thomas H. – School Psychology Digest, 1979
The emerging role of vocational school psychologists is explored, particularly with the expansion of adult and continuing education programs. Implications of federal funding, especially the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), for vocational school psychologists, are discussed. (MH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Diagnostic Tests, Educational Needs
Nash, Louis P. – Thrust for Educational Leadership, 1979
Presented are brief descriptions and comments by administrators of some California arts programs on producing a quality arts program inexpensively. Topics discussed are: initiating a Comprehensive Arts program, the use of CETA artists-in-residence, curriculum development, and the coordination of a high school fine arts program. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Art Education, Artists, Curriculum Development
Mehallis, Mantha Vlahos – American Technical Education Association, Inc. Journal, 1979
The Director of Institutional Research and Systems Planning at Broward Community College (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) describes examples of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) projects. Also noted are some negative aspects of the CETA process (e.g., reporting requirements, hiring elegibility regulations, etc.) and tips on seeking…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Employment Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
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Jones, E. Terrence; Phares, Donald – Urban Affairs Quarterly, 1978
This study critically examines the measurement of the Comprehesive Employment and Training Act's key allocation variable, unemployment. The analysis indicates (1) unemployment rates are higher than government estimates and (2) methods used to measure state and local umemployment have several weaknesses. (Author/RLV)
Descriptors: Employment Statistics, Federal Aid, Measurement Techniques, Occupational Surveys
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Harris, Toni C. – Community and Junior College Journal, 1980
Describes a project conducted by the Illinois Community College Board to: develop an information base; promote information exchange between Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) sponsors and community colleges; conduct needs analyses; identify resources; match meeds and resources; and provide technical assistance. Identifies factors…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Colleges, Coordination, Employment Programs
Aller, Curtis C.; Vencill, C. Daniel – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1980
Reviews the utilization of community colleges as partners with CETA as exemplified by several California community college districts. The California experience indicates that the linkage is productive and can provide models. The system provides a testing ground about what works and what fails. (JOW)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Coordination
Jackson, Peter – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1980
Discusses a 1976 survey of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act participants and factors affecting the success or failure of employment programs. (JOW)
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Employment Programs, Mathematical Models, Probability
Mori, John – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1980
Posits that the current CETA program has imposed barriers that oppose the goal of increasing the work capabilities of the participants. Employment and training programs have been improperly designed to deal successfully with those having difficulty with work adjustment. (JOW)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Employment Programs, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Maturity
Randolph, Alice H.; Swann, Karen – Vocational Guidance Quarterly, 1980
To ease the transition of laid-off Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) workers, a series of workshops were held to provide information and identify needs. Although most participants were satsified with CETA services, they did not feel they received help in finding new jobs. (JAC)
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Followup Studies, Job Layoff, Job Search Methods
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Feir, Robert E. – NASSP Bulletin, 1981
Argues for cooperation between the schools and Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) so that students will have the benefit of education and of training. (IRT)
Descriptors: Career Education, Federal Legislation, High Schools, Institutional Cooperation
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