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Trump’s budget calls for an elimination of the $434 million Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), which the White House characterized as “ineffective.”
“SCSEP is ineffective in meeting its purpose of transitioning low-income unemployed seniors into subsidized jobs,” the Trump administration asserted. Authorized by the Older Americans Act, the program was designed to provide training and employment assistance to those over the age of 55, unemployed and near the poverty level.
The president received some flack for the proposed elimination of the SCSEP, but the White House asserts that as many as one third of participants fail to complete the program, and only half of the those who complete the program successfully transitions into subsidized employment.
originally posted by: MyHappyDogShiner
Don't worry, the private sector will dash in and save us all....
That's SARCASM by the way...
originally posted by: seeker1963
a reply to: CB328
Did you even READ your own source?
a year of education and placement at Treasure Lake, perhaps typical for the Job Corps program, costs $45,000 a student, more than tuition at many colleges.
less than half of Job Corps students finished their job training and found jobs in the field they were trained for, but notes that the Job Corps is popular with Congress. Critics suggest that it is an expensive approach to job training and placement, but supporters counter that the Job Corps does more than job training; it helps troubled young people turn around their lives. The trade association of Job Corps contractors calls on its members to identify “Job Corps Heroes” and truck them to lobbying efforts to keep the program alive,
originally posted by: iTruthSeeker
a reply to: CB328
How come when your OP's are invalidated, you don't come back and say you were wrong? You keep rolling with it..