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Number of economically disadvantaged individuals receiving job training and other skill development services.
Goal 1: Economic Opportunity: Employment
Definition of Key Terms
Economically disadvantaged individuals: Must be receiving or meet the income eligibility requirements to receive: TANF, Food Stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, SCHIP, Section 8 housing assistance OR have a poor credit score OR are at least 60 days behind on one or more personal/family accounts.
Job training: occupational skill training delivered in an institutional or classroom setting or skill training provided in an experiential workplace setting (may be called on-the-job training or work experience). P. 3, Job Training Policy in the United States, The Upjohn Institute, 2004.
Other skill development services: these include:
- Remedial Education such as Adult Basic Education, GED Education, Adult ESL Education.
- Classroom soft skills training that provides information about appropriate workplace behavior or job search skills.
- (Job Training Policy in the United States, The Upjohn Institute, 2004.)
How to Calculate/ Measure/ Collect Data
Unduplicated count of individuals completing the job training or skill development service for which they enrolled.
Course attendance records.