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Keller, Patti J.; Reinmuth, Charles M. – 1982
Barriers to employment faced by economically disadvantaged persons and programs, and services that have successfully dealt with some of the problems are described, based on the American Council on Education's Higher Education/Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Project, which was supported by the Fund for the Improvement of…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Case Studies, College Role, Cooperative Programs
Flynn, Marilyn L. – 1982
Advantages to employment and training agencies from linkages with higher education are reviewed as part of the American Council on Education's Higher Education/Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Project, which was supported by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. The most significant benefits obtained by agencies…
Descriptors: College Role, Cooperative Programs, Economically Disadvantaged, Education Work Relationship
Stoyanoff, Karen S. – 1982
The problem of determining whether to award credit for training offered through the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) program and what credentials to offer is addressed as part of the American Council on Education's Higher Education/CETA Project, which was supported by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. In…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, College Role, Credits, Education Work Relationship
Jenkins, Hobart G. – 1982
In 1981, a study was conducted to predict the possible effects of increased tuition and enrollment limitations in Washington on the community college enrollment of persons eligible for Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs. Within four sample geographic areas, historical and projected data were collected from all CETA prime…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Declining Enrollment, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Opportunities
Lyons, Dave – 1981
A project was undertaken in Humboldt County to collect information from large and small businesses in the areas of agriculture, mining, manufacturing, transportation, wholesale and retail, finance, services, and public information with respect to their employee requirements and needs. In all, 451 firms were surveyed to determine the size of the…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Employment Level, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs
Crandell, Dorothy – 1981
A description, analysis, and evaluation are provided of the Career Development Network (CDN), a collaborative project involving 6 State University of New York (SUNY) community colleges, 7 Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) prime sponsors, the New York Department of Labor, local program centers and social service agencies, and about…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
McLean, Gary N. – 1982
This report synthesizes information gathered during the first quarter of a two-year project, which was not refunded, to establish a model for coordinating the planning activities of the three Minnesota agencies involved in offering Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) services. Through a review of literature and personal interviews,…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Citations (References), Cooperative Programs, Educational Cooperation
Choate, Pat – 1982
Although several fundamental forces are changing the American economy and the American work force, three conditions are pivotal--demographic change, technological change coupled with shifting conditions of competition, and the continuing inadequacies of both public- and private-sector employment and training policies. The employment and training…
Descriptors: Coordination, Economic Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Legislation
National Commission on Resources for Youth, Inc., New York, NY. – 1982
This handbook provides Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) prime sponsors and youth program planners with information on planning and implementing youth participation in their employment programs. (Youth participation means projects in which young people assume responsibility for work that meets genuine community needs.) Section 1…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Education, Case Studies, Economically Disadvantaged
Hougland, James G., Jr.; And Others – 1982
Changes in occupational status and income were examined among former participants in the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs that had an educational focus and the purpose of providing short-term employment. Telephone interviews were conducted with 62 percent of individuals who terminated from CETA programs in a selected state…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Employment Level, Employment Programs
Latino Inst., Chicago, IL. – 1983
The problems confronting Latinos (or Hispanic Americans) in the Chicago area today, with particular emphasis on housing and job opportunities, are the subject of this report. A brief history of Latino settlement in Chicago is followed by a discussion of selected Latino socioeconomic characteristics in 1980. Residential distribution, residential…
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Attainment, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities
Gottlieb, David; Driscoll, Eleanor – 1982
A survey was conducted to determine the attitudes, perceptions, and experiences of employers of low income youth--specifically of youth between the ages of 16 and 21 who had participated in federally funded programs under the Youth Employment and Demonstration Projects Act (YEDPA). Data were obtained in 1981 from the employers of 1,496…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Basic Skills, Demonstration Programs
Cambridge Office of Manpower Affairs, MA. – 1980
In 1979, Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) legislation was changed to remove income from the eligibility criteria for Title IIC upgrading and retraining programs. In order to assess the impact of this change upon CETA prime sponsor and private industry council (PIC) activities across the country, a telephone survey was made to all…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Change, Case Studies, Employment Opportunities
Rist, Ray C.; And Others – 1979
An assessment is provided of the ability of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) prime sponsors and local educational agencies to cooperate in the development of innovative educational and training programs for low-income youth. The data presented are based on observations and interviews conducted at 40 of 47 operational sites…
Descriptors: Career Education, Credits, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged Youth
Rist, Ray C.; And Others – 1980
The four programmatic school-to-work transition models being developed and implemented by Youthwork, Inc. are assessed. The thrust is both to distinguish these strategies, one from another, and to clarify the variations that occur within each of these four models: academic credit for work experience, expanded private sector involvement, career…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Education, Coordination, Credits
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