Public law 97-300 enacted the Job Training Partnership Act for the purpose of establishing " ... programs to prepare youth and unskilled adults for entry into the labor force and to afford job training to those economically disadvantaged individuals and other individuals facing serious barriers to employment, who are in special need of such training to obtain productive employment".
a federal program designed to provide job training and employment opportunities for economically disadvantaged, unemployed, or underemployed persons. assessments - the number of people tested or assessed at one of the Skills Center Assessment Centers. Not all of those people will be served. served - the number of those assessed that were actually placed in some form of training, placed in employment or otherwise assisted. entered employment - the percent entered employment rate is based on the total number of terminations out of the number served during that time period. termination - the person leaves the program for any reason, placed on a job, returned to work, failing grades, etc. positive termination - the participant/student enters employment and/or completes program objectives upon departure from training.