Vocational education (21 - 28 of 28 items)
Senate Bill 543: The Job Training Partnership Act Youth Employment Amendments of 1989
T-HRD-89-18: Published: May 11, 1989. Publicly Released: May 11, 1989.
GAO discussed S. 543, the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Youth Employment Amendments of 1989. GAO found that the bill would: (1) target more program resources and services to economically disadvantaged persons; (2) revise the funding allocations to give increased weight to economically disadvantaged eligibles; (3) establish a separate set of performance standards for training hard-to-serve el...
Vocational Education: Opportunity to Prepare for the Future
HRD-89-55: Published: May 10, 1989. Publicly Released: May 10, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act, focusing on the: (1) extent to which the act provides access to quality vocational education programs for designated populations, encourages modernization and improvement of state and local programs, and directs funds to the most economically depressed communities within each state...
Impacts of Education Reform
T-PEMD-89-2: Published: Mar 7, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1989.
GAO discussed the effects of four urban school districts' education reforms on disadvantaged students': (1) academic achievement; (2) dropout rates; and (3) enrollment in vocational education courses. GAO noted that the urban school districts: (1) each had majority populations of black or Hispanic students; (2) implemented, in response to state legislative mandates, reforms involving graduation te...
Implementation of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act
T-HRD-89-8: Published: Mar 7, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1989.
GAO discussed the implementation of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act, focusing on the allocation of program funds to economically depressed areas. GAO found that: (1) although funds were generally used to provide vocational education to underserved groups, some allocation mechanisms directed funds to more affluent areas; (2) vocational education students in disadvantaged areas were les...
Job Training Partnership Act: Participants, Services, and Outcomes
T-HRD-88-31: Published: Sep 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1988.
GAO discussed its review of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), focusing on the: (1) characteristics of individual participants; (2) kinds and intensity of services they received; and (3) occupations in which they received employment after leaving the program. GAO found that: (1) in the two job readiness groups, the program served significantly fewer school dropouts than among the eligible po...
The Job Training Partnership Act: An Analysis of Support Cost Limits and Participant Characteristics
HRD-86-16: Published: Nov 6, 1985. Publicly Released: Nov 6, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the impact of the Job Training Partnership Act's (JTPA) participant support cost limitations on the quality of training to determine: (1) the differences in the characteristics of participants; (2) how many service delivery areas requested and received waivers on support cost limitations; (3) the number of service delivery areas providing needs-bas...
What Is the Role of Federal Assistance for Vocational Education?
MWD-75-31: Published: Dec 31, 1974. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1974.
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