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Laukaitis, John J. – American Educational History Journal, 2009
American Indian organizations in Chicago grew both in size and number during the 1970s. The lasting impact of War on Poverty programs and the passing of the Indian Education Act of 1972 and the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973 served as significant factors for the development of these organizations. Alternative American Indian…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Employment, Poverty, Needs Assessment
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Peck, Laura R.; Camillo, Furio; D'Attoma, Ida – Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 2009
This article presents a creative and practical process for dealing with the problem of selection bias. Taking an algorithmic approach and capitalizing on the known treatment-associated variance in the X matrix, we propose a data transformation that allows estimating unbiased treatment effects. The approach does not call for modelling the data,…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Intervention, Experiments, Comparative Analysis
Plein, L. Christopher – 2001
Structured work and training activities for welfare recipients in West Virginia began in 1962 when the state's entire caseload of two-parent families receiving Aid to Families with Dependent Children was enrolled in mandatory work and training activities. In 1980s-1990s, the Community Work Experience Program became an important tool in…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Compliance (Legal), Economic Climate, Economic Opportunities
Cornish, Roger N. – 1983
Noting that while the arts world has responded angrily to recent cuts in the budget of the National Endowment for the Arts, it has tended to ignore the total elimination of an even bigger funding source for the arts--the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) program. To illustrate the importance of CETA to the arts, the paper first…
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Employment Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Government
Mikulecky, Larry – 1983
A Chicago area private consulting firm worked in cooperation with the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) program to train applicants in word processing operations. Careful task analyses of on-the-job word processing were used to develop a curriculum based on realistic goals and expectations. Small groups of CETA eligible applicants…
Descriptors: Business Correspondence, Business Education, Business Skills, Education Work Relationship
Ford Foundation, New York, NY. – 1983
While minority youth and adults have traditionally experienced high rates of unemployment, recent demographic, educational, and technological changes have all combined to cause a sharp increase in the numbers of unemployed and displaced minority group workers. A review of past employment and training programs such as the Comprehensive Employment…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Literacy, Adults, Articulation (Education)
Williams, Shirley; And Others – 1981
Results of examinations of youth employment policies are presented for three countries--Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the United States. Part 1 is a report by Shirley Williams with conclusions on the broad social and economic issues as they relate to problems of youth employment and unemployment. Parts 2 through 4 are the three…
Descriptors: Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Foreign Countries
Lapin, Joel D. – 1982
An overview is presented of the scope of a series of monographs produced as part of the American Council on Education's Higher Education/Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Project, which was supported by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. The monographs discuss contemporary policy issues concerned with higher…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Case Studies, Community Development, Education Work Relationship
Clark, Donald M.; Rinehart, Richard L. – 1982
A model is presented for establishing or improving cooperative relationships between higher education and the employment community, as part of the American Council on Education's Higher Education/Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Project, which was supported by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. Attention is…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, College Faculty, Consultants, Cooperative Education
Gilli, Angelo C., Sr. – 1982
Higher education's past, current, and future responses to occupational training and employment programs and services are considered as part of the Council on Education's Higher Education/Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) program, which was supported by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. In addition, demographic…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, Education Work Relationship, Educational History
Vogler, Daniel E.; Manley, Katherine K. – 1982
An overview on employment and training as it relates to higher education is presented as part of the American Council on Education's Higher Education/Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Project, which was supported by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. Attention is directed to the linkage between higher education…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Credit Courses, Education Work Relationship, Educational Policy
Buettner, David – 1982
Advice for higher education institutional business officers, instructional heads, and continuing education and community services personnel regarding collaborative efforts with employers and government resources is offered as part of the American Council on Education's Higher Education/Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Project,…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Career Counseling, Case Studies, Continuing Education
Brown, Stephen M. – 1982
The structure and function of college- and university-affiliated skill centers are discussed as part of the American Council on Education's Higher Education/Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) project, which was supported by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. A skill center is defined as a single organizational…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Role, Education Work Relationship, Educationally Disadvantaged
Keller, Patti J.; Reinmuth, Charles M. – 1982
Barriers to employment faced by economically disadvantaged persons and programs, and services that have successfully dealt with some of the problems are described, based on the American Council on Education's Higher Education/Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Project, which was supported by the Fund for the Improvement of…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Case Studies, College Role, Cooperative Programs
Stoyanoff, Karen S. – 1982
The problem of determining whether to award credit for training offered through the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) program and what credentials to offer is addressed as part of the American Council on Education's Higher Education/CETA Project, which was supported by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. In…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, College Role, Credits, Education Work Relationship
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