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Gainer, William J. – 1989
The General Accounting Office (GAO) commented on H.R. 2039, which would amend both the adult and youth titles of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). GAO's analysis suggested the following: (1) although H.R. 2039 proposes to target greater resources to those who are hard to serve by requiring that 50 percent of adult JTPA participants have one…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Compliance (Legal), Employment Programs, Federal Legislation
Dillon, Barbara; Smithson, Craig – 1986
Directed to Service Delivery Area (SDA) administrators but also useful to local elected officials and Private Industry Council members in determining key areas for their review, this document provides suggestions to SDAs on preventive activities that can assist in reducing disallowed costs resulting from the improper operation of JTPA programs. An…
Descriptors: Accountability, Audits (Verification), Community Services, Compliance (Legal)
King, Christopher T.; Pittman, Laura L. – 1987
This document is intended to promote understanding of performance standards in Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and Employment Service (ES) applications; to promote more appropriate use of performance standards in managing and overseeing job training and job placement programs at the state and local levels; and to foster the integration of the…
Descriptors: Community Services, Employment Services, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
Eadie, Douglas C. – 1988
Intended to teach local elected officials (LEOs) how to increase their involvement in job training and other human resource programs, this document argues that elected county officials can use strategic issues management (SIM) to assert stronger leadership and to use Private Industry Councils (PICs) more fully as a resource for the delivery of…
Descriptors: Community Services, County Officials, Job Placement, Job Training
Kuhlman, Judy; And Others – 1989
This issue paper, meant to stimulate discussion within the employment and training community, offers three different perspectives on improving conditions in rural areas. However, all of these perspectives share common themes: a belief in the ability of rural areas to recover economically, a commitment to ensuring that this occurs, and the use of…
Descriptors: Adults, County Programs, Economic Change, Economic Development
Rothstein, Frances R. – 1989
This issue paper, intended to stimulate discussion within the employment and training community, was developed in response to the Economic Dislocation and Worker Adjustment Assistance Act (EDWAAA), the recently passed amendments to the Title III dislocated worker program of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). The fact sheets and option paper…
Descriptors: Adults, Compliance (Legal), County Programs, Dislocated Workers
Kelly, Jodie Sue; Elsman, Max – 1989
This paper, meant to stimulate discussion within the employment and training community, offers a wide range of strategies for keeping clients enrolled in Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) programs. Issues discussed include the following: (1) why retention is important; (2) gathering and analyzing information; (3) links between client recruitment…
Descriptors: Attendance, Attitude Change, Disadvantaged, Employer Attitudes
National Association of County Training and Employment Professionals, Washington, DC. – 1989
The National Association of County Training and Employment Professionals represents the service delivery areas (SDAs) that operate and administer programs funded by the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). With renewal and overhaul of the JTPA on the legislative horizon, the association made the following recommendations: (1) eligibility should…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Eligibility, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation
Yin, Robert K.; And Others – 1989
A study examined six cases where job training and economic development had been successfully linked through an interorganizational arrangement. Cases were nominated by U.S. Employment and Training Administration officials, job training and economic development experts, and published reports. The six organizations of primary focus were Pima County…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Agency Cooperation, Case Studies, Community Programs
Chynoweth, Judith K. – 1989
This document reports how the Council of State Policy and Planning Agencies (CSPA) Academy process helped nine states develop workplace literacy initiatives involving their governors' offices, the Job Training Partnership Act system, and the educational system. The states were Florida, Idaho, Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Change Agents
National Association of Private Industry Councils, Washington, DC. – 1989
This report presents data revealing the participation rates of people with disabilities in Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) programs for the program year July 1, 1987 to June 30, 1988. Four charts are included in the paper. The charts display state-by-state participation rates for: both adults and youth with disabilities in the JTPA's Title…
Descriptors: Adults, Disabilities, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1989
This document reports the oral testimony and prepared statements of persons who testified about proposed amendments to the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) during three hearings in March 1989. The proposed legislation would divide youth and adult services under JTPA, move some services from one segment to another, and increase funding for both…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
Department of Labor, Washington, DC. – 1989
A 38-member Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) advisory committee was commissioned by the U.S. Department of Labor to review the country's employment and training policy, especially as focused in the JTPA, and to make recommendations for improvement. The committee found that two interdependent problems face the United States: a widening gap…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Basic Skills, Disadvantaged
Department of Labor, Washington, DC. Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Development. – 1989
This document contains 36 tables that summarize some of the characteristics and experiences of persons who participated in training programs authorized under Titles IIA and III of the job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) during the first three quarters of program (PY) 1988. The data were obtained through the job Training Quarterly Survey (JTQS) and…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Dislocated Workers, Employment Programs, Enrollment Rate
Latta, E. Michael – 1987
An evaluation is presented of the adequacy and effectiveness of the vocational education program delivery systems in the State of North Carolina assisted under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act (VEA) and under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). Evaluation was conducted through analysis of seven reports issued by various state…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Delivery Systems, Disadvantaged, Educational Trends
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