19 Dec 2018

The 2019 NJCA Policy Forum has been scheduled for March 27-28, in Washington, D.C.  Similar to last year, the conference will take place at the National Museum of the American Indian conveniently located near DOL, Congress, public transportation and a host of hotels.  Registration, agenda and all other event…

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08 Aug 2018

In June, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a final report on safety and security incidents in Job Corps. This report was requested by Chairwoman Virginia Foxx of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and its preliminary findings were discussed during the Committee’s hearing on safety…

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08 Aug 2018

In the last month, the NJCA has held multiple meetings with leadership at the U.S. Department of Labor. These include meetings with Deputy Secretary of Labor Patrick Pizzella, two meetings with Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) of Labor for Employment and Training Rosemary Lahasky, two meetings with Job Corps Advisor…

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18 Jun 2018

In March 2018, Mathematica Policy Research published an ‘external review’ of Job Corps. The report, commissioned by the U.S. Department of Labor, consists of a scan of evidence regarding what services and strategies have been effective for Job Corps. Among the questions and potential solutions explored in the report…

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