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National Commission for Employment Policy (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1981
The seven papers in this volume address three topics: the economic effects of vocational education, occupational projections, and coordination among institutions providing training. The first paper analyzes high school vocational education from an economic viewpoint, while the second examines the effects of vocational training coupled with the…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Adults, Articulation (Education), Cost Effectiveness
Hanson, Wynne DuBray; Purcell, Patrick Frances – 1980
The purpose of the monograph is to provide schools of social work and their teachers with a central core of information concerning the policy and provisions of law that affect American Indians. The core information is selective and is presented in seven chapters. The first chapter provides a brief historical overview of the unique relationship…
Descriptors: American Indians, Child Welfare, Course Descriptions, Extended Family
Smith, E. Jimmy – 1983
On June 1, 1980, the South Carolina Department of Education, Office of Vocational Education, entered into a contractual agreement with the Governor's Office, CETA Division, for the purpose of operating a Manpower Training Coordinators Program in 10 school districts serving rural areas. The project was designed to establish and maintain effective…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Business, Community Cooperation, Diffusion (Communication)
Herzog, Jane – 1981
This manual has been developed to assist prime sponsors, private industry councils, community-based organizations and other youth serving agencies in planning, designing, and implementing vocational exploration activities. The information, forms, and curriculum samples in the manual are a collection of the efforts of 14 program operators involved…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Education, Career Exploration, Demonstration Programs
Rist, Ray C.; And Others – 1980
A longitudinal, ethnographic study examined the form and content of the linkages that have been established by the principal organizations involved in the implementation of the Exemplary In-School Demonstration Project. During the study, on-site observers utilized the following data collection strategies: document analysis, respondent and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Awareness, Case Studies, Coordination
Phelps, L. Allen, Ed.; Greenan, James P., Ed. – 1982
Seven policy papers identify and address several issues pertaining to linkages between Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs and vocational education, special education, and vocational rehabilitation. The first paper examines barriers encountered in administration of federal legislation dealing with education and employment of…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs
Zornitsky, Jeffrey J.; And Others – 1981
This guide was developed to help Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) prime sponsors to meet their responsibility for assessing the effectiveness of their efforts by examining the extent to which CETA participation has enhanced the longer-term income and employability status of former enrollees. As part 1 of a series, this document…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Employment Potential, Employment Programs
Zornitsky, Jeffrey J.; And Others – 1981
This guide has been developed to help Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) prime sponsors to meet their responsibility for assessing the effectiveness of their efforts by examining the extent to which CETA participation has enhanced the longer-term income and employability status of former enrollees. As part 2 of the guide, this…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Employment Programs, Evaluation Methods
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. – 1982
An examination of the employment service's operations in Maryland, Michigan, and Florida showed that its functions fall into two broad categories: labor exchange and non-labor exchange. State and local employment service officials and many employers believed the non-labor exchange functions detract from the labor exchange missions. The extent and…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Employer Attitudes, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs
Coughlin, David C.; Bielen, Rhonda P. – 1981
This paper has been prepared to assist the United States Department of Labor to explore new approaches to evaluating and measuring the performance of employment and training activities for youth. As one of several tools for evaluating success of local youth training programs, "benchmarking" provides a system for measuring the development…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Benchmarking, Demonstration Programs, Evaluation Criteria
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1982
The discussion in this hearing, centering on extension of the appropriations under the Vocational Education Act of 1963, focuses on the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee and the State Occupational Information Coordinating Committees. Testimony includes statements and prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Career Education, Cooperative Programs, Coordination
Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1979
This paper describes a model providing a framework through which communities can work to meet the critical shortage of adequate quality child care facilities and services in rural as well as urban areas. This CETA program model, called the Fresh Start Approach, offers skills training and supportive services to economically disadvantaged women…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Economically Disadvantaged
Morgan, William R. – 1983
The National Longitudinal surveys (NLS) of Labor Market Behavior have been conducted by the Center for Human Resource Research at Ohio State University and supported by the Department of Labor since l966. In this paper, data from the fifth and newest NLS cohort, a national cohort of 12,686 youth who were aged 14-21 in 1979, are discussed.…
Descriptors: Academic Records, Aptitude Tests, Cohort Analysis, Data
Van Horn, Carl; And Others – 1983
The Targeted Jobs Demonstration Program (TJDP) was a two-year, six-agency demonstration project under which 14 communities received federal funds to encourage local coordination of federal programs to link federally assisted economic development programs with employment and training programs for individuals from minority groups and for…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Coordination, Demonstration Programs
Cooney, Joe – 1981
This volume explains the products and processes of the Entry Standards Assessment (ESA)/Basic Skills Brush Up System. The ESA/Basic Skills Brush Up Centers System is a program designed to provide Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) clients with the math, reading, and writing skills needed to take advantage of job training. Following…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Diagnostic Tests
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