U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Employment and Training Administration
Washington, D. C. 20210

CLASSIFICATION

Publications

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

OPR

ISSUE DATE

May 30, 2001

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

Continuing

DIRECTIVE : TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION NOTICE NO. 21-00
 
TO : ALL STATE WORKFORCE LIAISONS
ALL STATE WORKER ADJUSTMENT LIAISONS
ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES
ALL ONE-STOP CAREER CENTER SYSTEM LEADS
 
FROM : LENITA JACOBS-SIMMONS
Deputy Assistant Secretary
 
SUBJECT : New Publication -- Improving Career Outcomes for Youth: Lessons from the U.S. and OECD Experience

 

  1. Purpose. To announce the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration publication: Improving Career Outcomes for Youth: Lessons from the U.S. and OECD Experience.

  2. Publication. Improving Career Outcomes for Youth: Lessons from the U.S. and OECD Experience compares new directions in youth policy in Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries and identifies ideas to test in the U.S. The report includes a description and comparative analysis of different countries' approaches to youth unemployment and weak career preparation, and identifies the types of problems, policy or programmatic responses, their success in addressing the problems, and the nature of the institutions involved in providing services. The publication also identifies and discusses promising approaches to be tested in the U.S. in both demonstration projects and current youth programs.

  3. Distribution/Additional Copies. Copies of this publication have been sent to all addressees under separate cover. Additional copies can be obtained through the Office of Policy and Research, Dissemination Unit, Room N5637, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210 or through contacting the Office of Policy and Research Publications Line at 202-693-3666. Copies may also be obtained via the Internet at: http://wdr.doleta.gov/opr/report.asp.

  4. Inquiries. Questions, comments or suggestions should be addressed to Stephen Wandner, Office of Policy and Research, Division of Research and Demonstration, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, at 202-693-3663.

  5. Separate Cover. Improving Career Outcomes for Youth: Lessons from the U.S. and OECD Experience