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Training Strategies: Preparing Noncollege Youth for Employment in the U.S. and Foreign Countries
HRD-90-88: Published: May 11, 1990. Publicly Released: May 11, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the weaknesses in the U.S. education and training system for preparing noncollege youth for employment; and (2) foreign strategies that appear relevant to U.S. shortcomings.GAO found that: (1) about half of all U.S. youth attended college by the age 25, but only one-fifth of them graduated; (2) most U.S. youth completed high sch...
Employment Service: Variations in Local Office Performance
HRD-89-116BR: Published: Aug 3, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 3, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. Employment Service (USES), focusing on: (1) variations in local USES performance across the nation and by state; and (2) the extent to which USES provided applicant services, such as counseling and testing.GAO found that: (1) local USES offices and states varied greatly in their ability to place applicants in jobs; (2) local...