Research Report Implementation Evaluation of the Community-Based Job Training Grant (CBJTG) Program
Lauren Eyster, Teresa Derrick-Mills, John Trutko, Jessica F. Compton, Alexandra Stanczyk, Demetra Smith Nightingale
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Community and technical colleges are important training providers for the nation, uniquely positioned to develop a skilled regional workforce, but may lack the capacity to respond to the needs of industry. The Community-Based Job Training Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration, was intended to address a critical capacity shortage at community and technical colleges to train workers for high-growth occupations to help strengthen an industry's regional competitiveness. The Urban Institute's implementation evaluation provides a comprehensive picture of the grants and highlights innovations, successes and challenges, and trends and patterns across the grants
Research Areas Education Workforce
Tags Higher education Workforce development
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population