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Hardin, Luther S. – American Vocational Journal, 1978
In Arkansas the five-percent allocation is known as VESA-CETA: Vocational Education Set-Aside Funds under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act. The article describes various state-administered projects for dropouts, potential dropouts, and adults who are unemployed or underemployed. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Programs, Labor Force Development
Mitchell, Brad – Worklife, 1978
Chicago's on-the-job training program, the largest in the country funded under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), is based on a business-government partnership through a nonprofit corporation called the Chicago Alliance of Business Manpower Services. Program organization and activities are described. (MF)
Descriptors: Business, City Government, Community Cooperation, Federal Aid
Mitchell, Brad – Day Care And Early Education, 1978
This article provides information on how program directors can apply for Comprehensive Employment Training Act (CETA) funds for meeting personnel expenses. (CM)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Nonprofessional Personnel
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Dickson, Mary B. – Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 1978
A Comprehensive Employment Training Act funded program of prevocational summer work experience for young blind adults was established to teach job-seeking skills, to develop decision-making processes, and to explore interests and capabilities for potential future employment. (Author)
Descriptors: Blindness, Daily Living Skills, Decision Making Skills, Informal Assessment
Sautter, R. Craig – Instructor, 1977
Should you have an artist in residence in your school? Yes! Here's how you go about it, what a visiting artist does, and why he is so valuable to you and your kids. (Editor)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Artists, Elementary Education
American Vocational Journal, 1978
Assistant Secretary of Labor Ernest Green promises a closer cooperation between Department of Labor officials and vocational educators and notes that this should result in better job training and information for unemployed youth. In this article, Green shares his observations on the Administration's attitude toward vocational education and the…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Employment Programs, Federal Government, Federal Programs
American Vocational Journal, 1978
Joan Wills, from the National Governor's Association (NGA), explains NGA's recommendation to eliminate CETA's five percent set-aside for vocational education. (This article summarizes her presentation at the annual vocational convention.) (Editor)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Employment Programs
Winchell, Michael – Balance Sheet, 1978
Presents characteristics of adult CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) students and offers suggestions to the CETA communications teacher which the author feels will help establish a successful instructional setting. (SH)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, Communications, Employment Programs
Rossbach, Jim – School Shop, 1978
Gives a brief description of Titles I through VIII of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973 and urges teachers to investigate its opportunities. (MF)
Descriptors: Career Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Programs
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Minor, Billy Joe; Minor, Joanne H. – Journal of Employment Counseling, 1977
This research assumed that supervisors often have faulty perceptions of the behaviors of their supervisees, especially those in CETA jobs. Through supervisor training, the authors attempted to decrease the gap by changing supervisor perceptions to match those of their supervisees. Training did not produce a significant difference. (Author)
Descriptors: Educational Programs, Employer Attitudes, Research Projects, Self Concept
Welker, Conrad – American Vocational Journal, 1978
The author states that most students in a manpower development and training program bring with them sets of problems which constitute hurdles for both teachers and students. He identifies five such hurdles and offers suggestions on how to overcome them. (MF)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Federal Programs, Habit Formation, Labor Force Development
Anderson, Bernard E. – Cross Reference: A Journal of Public Policy and Multicultural Education, 1978
Although numbers might not tell the full story, they reveal important patterns of disadvantage among youths, and suggest the magnitude of youth unemployment. One way of dealing with the youth unemployment problem is to direct public policies and public expenditures toward areas in which the problem is most severe. (Author/EB)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Federal Programs, Job Development, Minimum Wage
Court, Anne – VocEd, 1978
Discusses how labor and education can work together to help young people train for jobs, hold jobs, and continue their education. Focus is on state agencies coordinating provisions of the Youth Employment Demonstration Projects Act of 1977 and CETA/YEDPA programs. (MF)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Education, Coordination, Education Work Relationship
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Martin, Philip L. – Monthly Labor Review, 1978
The author discusses rural employment and training programs and rural manpower policy under various federal laws. He indicates that separate manpower policies for rural areas may be justified, as rural areas may require greater remedial efforts. (MF)
Descriptors: Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Labor Force Development, Policy Formation
Stevenson, Gloria – Worklife, 1977
Describes rural northwestern Minnesota's employment problem and the local employment and manpower programs, focusing on Rural Minnesota CEP (Concentrated Employment Program), the balance-of-state program, and the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) program. It is noted that the nature of the land and people and the distances to be…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Employment Problems, Employment Programs, Federal Programs
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