State "Systems" of Workforce Development and the Workforce Investment Act

W. N. Grubb

W. Norton Grubb, director of the NCRVE site at the University of California, Berkeley, analyzes the efforts of ten states to coordinate their workforce development programs. These programs include postsecondary vocational education, short-term job training, adult education, specific programs for welfare recipients and dislocated workers, state-funded training for specific employers, and the training employers provide themselves. The article also outlines major provisions of the Workforce Investment Act that may contribute to greater system coordination. Reprinted from Workforce Investment Quarterly, 5(4). The full report on this project is available as Toward Order from Chaos: State Efforts To Reform Workforce Development Systems (MDS-1249).

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