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US Department of Education, 2009
Federal Student Aid's core mission is to ensure that all eligible Americans benefit from federal financial assistance--grants, loans and work-study programs--for education beyond high school. The programs administered comprise the nation's largest source of student aid. Every year, the U.S. Department of Education provides more than $83 billion in…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Federal Aid
Miles, Curtis – 2000
A study examined the job-training needs of high-risk adults to determine who they are, what they need in order to obtain productive careers paying a living wage, what is available, what works and doesn't, and what South Carolina should do to assist this population. Data were obtained from several dozen focus groups across the state, discussion…
Descriptors: Adults, At Risk Persons, Educational Needs, Employment Problems
Leach, James A.; Sanders, Carol S. – 1983
This booklet has been prepared to provide business, industry, labor, government, and educational groups with an overview of the economic development process as well as ideas for planning and implementing coordinated economic development activities. An overview defines economic development and provides premises upon which the definition was…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Change Strategies, Community Development, Cooperative Planning
Further Education Unit, London (England). – 1986
This report gives practical advice to unemployed people wishing to attend further education establishments while retaining their right to unemployment and/or supplementary benefits. It also provides advice and examples of good practice to colleges to encourage claimant study, explores ways to develop successful programs for unemployed people, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adults, Curriculum Development
Opportunities Academy of Management Training, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1986
This technical assistance guide is designed to expedite the implementation of partnerships between vocational education and community-based organizations (CBOs) as called for in the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984. It is probably most useful as a resource for local training activities related to CBO/vocational education/Job…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Cooperative Programs, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation
Harris, Edward – 1984
An economic development model was formulated to foster and strengthen commerce and industry retention and expansion in the state of Illinois. The main thrust of the model was on increasing productivity, decreasing business failures, encouraging entrepreneurship, and creating a favorable business climate through community support. To meet these…
Descriptors: Business, Community Colleges, Community Support, Cooperative Planning