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Using Return on Investment and Other Related Tools: Guidelines for Measuring Career and Technical Education Internal Efficiency and External Effectiveness

The National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) report that describes different approaches to measuring return on investment (ROI) and provides summary abstracts of existing ROI studies.

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01/03/14 09:19AM

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How are Community Colleges Serving the Needs of Older Students with Disabilities?

The National Technical Assistance and Research (NTAR) Leadership Center brief that examines how community colleges can better support the education and training needs of older students with disabilities.

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12/23/13 02:42PM

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New York State Pathways in Technology Early College High School (NYS P-TECH)

The New York State Pathways in Technology Early College High School (NYS P-TECH) program is a public-private partnership that will prepare thousands of New York students for high-skills jobs of the future in technology, manufacturing, healthcare and finance.

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12/17/13 02:58PM

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Enhancing GED Instruction to Prepare Students for College and Careers

An MDRC report that details the GED Bridge to Health and Business program operating at LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY).

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10/25/13 10:28AM

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On the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems

Want to infuse quality elements into your onsite monitoring reviews? This webinar entitled, On the Journey, focuses on what steps a state needs to take to prepare for and conduct onsite monitoring, with special attention focused on assessing WIA program design and service delivery elements and American Job Center operations. This webinar highlights some innovative practices being used by states to conduct onsite monitoring reviews. Related Links: Ten Steps to Developing an Effective State Monitoring System Preparing for the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems After the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems

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07/16/13 11:05AM

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After the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems

Ever wonder how to effectively communicate the results of your state monitoring activities? This webinar entitled, After the Journey, focuses on identifying compliance issues, communicating results, and managing corrective action. This session explores common programmatic findings across states and how states identify technical assistance and training needs and share promising practices. Related Links: Ten Steps to Developing an Effective State Monitoring System Preparing for the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems On the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems

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07/16/13 10:47AM

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Preparing for the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems

Does your state ever wonder if it could improve its oversight and monitoring procedures and practices? This webinar entitled, Preparing for the Journey, focuses on developing a statewide vision for oversight and monitoring. This session establishes a framework for developing a state monitoring framework and plan, building staff capacity, developing monitoring tools and conducting risk assessments and desk reviews. This session highlights states with innovative practices. Related Links: Ten Steps to Developing an Effective State Monitoring System On the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems After the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems

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07/16/13 09:47AM

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Ten Steps to Developing an Effective State Monitoring System

Want to improve your state program monitoring strategies and practices? This manual describes the ten steps a state can take to develop effective program monitoring systems. It includes key questions that states need to address in developing the a state monitoring system and a self-assessment tool to help states identify where they are in the process. The manual also includes descriptions of effective state monitoring practices. Related Links: Preparing for the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems On the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems After the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems

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07/11/13 11:46AM

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Community Workforce Provisions in Project Labor Agreements: A Tool for Building Middle-Class Careers

A Cornell University’s School of Industrial Relations report that profiles the wide range of PLA/CWA provisions that have been designed and implemented during the last 15 years to establish goals and structures that assist in the creation of new standards and the implementation of new and existing laws and regulations related to the labor and employment rights of low income communities, women, and minorities.

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05/16/13 01:52PM

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Opportunity by Design: New High School Models for Student Success

A Carnegie Corporation of New York report that highlights evidence that it is possible to, at some scale, to raise standards and increase student achievement simultaneously through a comprehensive school design effort.

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05/16/13 01:49PM

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Innovative City and State Funding Approaches to Supporting Subsidized Employment and Transitional Jobs

A joint paper by the National Transitional Jobs Network at Heartland Alliance and the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) that provides suggestions and examples of innovative funding strategies for these initiatives to cities, states, and other public-sector entities that are considering or have decided to implement or expand subsidized employment programming.

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05/08/13 01:03PM

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New York Skills Matching and Referral Technology (SMART)

New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) initiated the Skills Matching and Referral Technology (SMART) pilot in 2009 to enhance the process of matching One-Stop customers, including UI claimants, to job leads.

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04/16/13 02:23PM

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New York’s Social Media Component

The New York State Department of Labor’s (NYSDOL) social media strategy is aimed at expanding the use of social media tools and adapting existing technology tools to meet changing needs of job seekers and businesses.

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04/16/13 01:12PM

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New York's Reemployment Operating System (REOS)

New York State's Reemployment Services Operating System (REOS) provides access to both Employment Services (ES) and Workforce Investment Act (WIA) partner staff to facilitate in the reemployment process for Unemployment Insurance claimants.

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04/05/13 11:39AM

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Mayors and Workforce Development: A Briefing Paper

A Workforce Strategy Center report that highlights the specific levers that mayors can press or adapt to pursue promising or proven practices to advance effective workforce development in cities.

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11/09/12 10:06AM

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Redesigning State Economic Development Agencies

A National Governor’s Association (NGA) report that focuses on actions states are taking to redesign their economic development agencies to make them more effective.

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11/09/12 10:01AM

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The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV)

The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) offers cutting edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 veterans with disabilities resulting from their service to our country.

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10/24/12 03:17PM

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More Than a Job: Final Results from the Evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Transitional Jobs Program

An MDRC report that presents the final results of the evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO). CEO is a comprehensive employment program for former prisoners — a population confronting many obstacles to finding and maintaining work. CEO provides temporary, paid jobs and other services in an effort to improve participants’ labor market prospects and reduce the odds that they will return to prison.

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10/16/12 12:03PM

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ReServe

ReServe is an innovative nonprofit that matches continuing professionals age 55 (ReServists) with organizations that need their expertise. ReServe partners with nonprofit organizations, public institutions and government agencies of all sizes, budgets and missions. ReServists provide direct services, administrative support, and capacity-building expertise in schools, social service agencies, cultural institutions, and public agencies.

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08/29/12 11:54AM

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Serving Jobseekers with Disabilities in the One-Stop Career Centers

A webinar focused on various Employment Networks (Ens) models being implemented in the public workforce development system. Becoming an EN under the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Ticket to Work Program is a way to expand the capacity of the One-Stop Career Centers to serve persons receiving Social Security disability benefits. Representatives from the Florida, New York State, and Virginia workforce system will discuss their state models.

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04/19/12 02:00PM

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