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Texas State Council on Vocational Education, Austin. – 1993
A study evaluated the adequacy, effectiveness, and coordination of vocational education and Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) program delivery systems in Texas. Statistical data on vocational education were obtained from the Texas Education Agency and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and data on JTPA programming were obtained from the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Coordination, Educational Legislation
Doolittle, Fred; And Others – 1993
This report summarizes the National Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Study, which examined the impact of Title IIA of JTPA on participants' employment, earnings, and welfare receipt. Between 1987 and 1989, more than 20,000 adults and out-of-school youths who applied for JTPA services in 16 areas across the country were randomly assigned to a…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Control Groups, Data Collection, Employment Programs
Steinmiller, Georgine; Duncan, Lisa Bergeron – 1991
The follow-up component of the Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) program tracked the 127 students who graduated from 1988, 1989, and 1990 Henderson State University YOU programs throughout July 1989-June 1991. Students were contacted on a monthly basis through phone calls, school counselor contacts, letters, and newsletters. Findings indicated…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Ancillary School Services, College School Cooperation, Dropout Prevention
Steinmiller, Georgine; Duncan, Lisa Bergeron – 1991
The follow-up component of the Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) program tracked students who graduated from YOU programs. Each participating university--Arkansas State, Henderson State, Southern Arkansas, University of Arkansas-Monticello, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, and University of the Ozarks--maintained contact with its own…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Ancillary School Services, College School Cooperation, Dropout Prevention
Shumer, Robert D. – 1993
In one attempt to deal with the dropout problems, faculty from the University of California (Los Angeles) have forged a partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District and have turned existing high schools and continuation schools into community-based learning (CBL) programs. High school students in these programs attend field sites 2…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Case Studies, College School Cooperation
Kansas State Council on Vocational Education, Topeka. – 1993
A statewide assessment was made of the vocational education delivery systems assisted under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Act of 1990 and the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), as well as the coordination between them, in Kansas. The study indicated that minimum set-asides for serving targeted populations were made under…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Coordination, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation
Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC. – 1993
This report summarizes discussions from two round-table seminars exploring federal programs that affect children and families. Ideas presented in this report are organized around five topics: (1) symptoms of fragmented federal programs for children and families; (2) why coordinated services for children and families are so rare; (3) what Congress…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Elementary Secondary Education
Frazier, Gregory W. – 1989
This book provides American Indian and Alaska Native students with sources for securing financial aid for higher education. The first section covers sources of funding and grants for individuals who are pursuing undergraduate degrees. This financial support includes scholarships with state residency requirements, general undergraduate…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, American Indians, College Bound Students
Wider Opportunities for Women, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1993
This manual is intended for use at demonstration sites of the Nontraditional Employment Training (NET) project, which is in turn designed to provide Private Industry Councils with a model for implementing the Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) Act (Public Law 102-235). Included in the manual are the following: excepts from newspapers and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Demonstration Programs, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs
Wider Opportunities for Women, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1993
This combination project report/resource guide describes the Milwaukee Nontraditional Employment Training (NET) Project, launched in 1991 to improve access to nontraditional training (NTT) and well-paid jobs for women through the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) system. Milwaukee NET has helped JTPA administrators and program providers make the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Career Guidance, Coordination, Educational Cooperation
Southeastern Educational Improvement Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC. – 1987
An October 1987 national survey provided follow-up information to the April and November 1986 surveys to address Section 123 of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). (The section provides 80 percent of the 8 percent set-aside for services to eligible participants and 20 percent for administrative coordination and technical assistance.) The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Budgeting, Cooperative Programs, Coordination
Southeastern Educational Improvement Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC. – 1986
A national survey addressed Section 123 of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). (The section provides 80 percent of the 8 percent set-aside for services to eligible participants and 20 percent for administrative coordination and technical assistance.) In fall 1985, the survey was mailed to JTPA state education agency (SEA) personnel in each…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Budgeting, Cooperative Programs, Coordination
Alegria, Fernando L., Jr.; Figueroa, Jose R. – 1986
Between October and December 1985, a national survey gathered information from 37 states on the 3 percent and 8 percent set-aside programs. Approximately three-fourths of the responding states administered the 3 percent program for older individuals through the same state employment and training unit responsible for the basic Title II-A program;…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Budgeting, Cooperative Programs, Coordination
Dement, Edward F. – 1985
A nationwide study examined the roles, responsibilities, and major accomplishments of the State Job Training Coordinating Councils (SJTCCs) under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). The 50-state assessment also documented the nature and extent of council involvement with governors, legislatures, and JTPA's local Private Industry Councils…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Coordinators
Pritchard, May Long – 1984
A study gathered information from the early 8 percent set-aside experience of 12 states during the first official period of Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) activity. The states were Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, and South Carolina. Findings were that…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Disadvantaged
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