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ERIC Number: ED522543
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 59
Abstractor: ERIC
Removing Inefficiencies in the Nation's Job Training Programs. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, First Session (May 11, 2011). Serial Number 112-21
US House of Representatives
This hearing reviewed ways individuals can make federal job training programs more efficient and effective. Such programs are critical to fostering a competitive workforce and assisting unemployed citizens. However, serious concerns about program fragmentation and potential duplication exist that could result in significant waste. This Committee was dedicated to improving job training opportunities by streamlining unnecessary bureaucracy, eliminating duplicative programs, fostering economic development and encouraging the creation of high-skill and high-wage opportunities for workers in the global economy. Members testifying before the committee were: Honorable Virginia Foxx, Chairwoman, Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training; Honorable Ruben Hinojosa, ranking member, Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training; and Honorable John F. Tierney, a Representative in Congress from the State of Massachusetts. Witnesses testifying before the committee were: Evelyn Ganzglass, director, Workforce Development Center for Law and Social Policy; Bert "Van" Royal, owner/broker, Magnolia Point Realty, K&V Investment Group, Inc., chairman, WorkSource; Andrew Sherrill, Director for Education, Workforce, and Income Security, U.S. Government Accountability Office; and Larry Temple, executive director, Texas Workforce Commission. (Individual statements contain footnotes, endnotes, and references.)
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: US House of Representatives. Committee on Education and the Workforce
Identifiers - Location: Florida; Massachusetts; Texas; United States; Utah