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YouthNotes - November 2007
  • "Issue Brief Highlights CTE's Role in Secondary-Postsecondary Transitions" - by the Association for Career and Technical Education
  • Legislative Update: Appropriations (including Workforce Investment Act (WIA) rescission), Reauthorizations (WIA, No Child Left Behind and Related Bills, Higher Education Act and Related Bills)
  • The Finance Project Tip of the Month: Develop New Dedicated Revenue
Legislative Alert: Final Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations bill includes $245 million WIA rescission - Nov. 2007
Legislative Alert: Final Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations bill includes $245 million WIA rescission. 11/07/2007
YouthNotes - October 2007
  • "Our Youth, Our Economy, Our Future: A National Investment Strategy for Reconnecting America's Youth" by Linda Harris, Co-Chair, Campaign for Youth
  • Legislative Update: Appropriations, Reauthorizations (Workforce Investment Act, No Child Left Behind Act and Related Bills, Higher Education Act and Related Bills, Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act and Related Bills)
  • NYEC Update: PEPNet - "NYEC Convenes PEPNet Accreditation Pilot Training"
  • The Finance Project Tip of the Month - "Create More Flexibility in Existing Categorical Funding Streams"
Advocacy Alert - Reject WIA Rescission in Final Labor-HHS-Ed Approps - Oct. 2007
This Advocacy Alert asks members to contact their Senators and Representatives and urge them to reject and WIA rescission in the final Labor-HHS-Ed Appropriations bill when it is reconciled in conference committee. 10/24/07
NYEC Posts Job Opening for Manager of Professional Development
Manager of Professional Development Job Description. 10/18/2007
Rep. Tierney (D-MA) and Rep. Keller (R-FL) launch House Dear Colleague asking members to reject WIA rescission - Oct. 2007

Congressmen John Tierney (D-MA) and Ric Keller (R-FL) launched this Dear Colleague letter the second week of October at the request of USA Works asking House members to reject any WIA rescission when the Labor-HHS-Ed bill goes to Conference. 10/10/2007

Senate Rescission Alert Sample Letter - October 2007
Sample Letter for NYEC members who would like to write their own Senators asking them to prevent any amendment proposing a rescission of WIA funds from entering into the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations bill and asking them to prevent any WIA rescission from being included in the final conference committee version of the Labor-HHS-Education bill. 10/5/2007
Senate Sign-On Letter Opposing WIA Rescission - Oct. 2007
This is the letter to be sent to members of the Senate asking that they oppose any proposed amendment including a WIA rescission to the FY 2008 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations bill and prevent any WIA rescission from being included in the final reconciled version of the bill. 10/5/2007
Under-Equipped and Unprepared: America's Emerging Workforce and the Soft Skills Gap
This five-page brief by America's Promise Alliance highlights soft skills deficiencies in America's emerging workforce.
NYEC Hires Nancy Martin as Director of Capacity Building Initiatives
NYEC Hires Nancy Martin as Director of Capacity Building Initiatives 9/26/07
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