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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1512

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988 '(25) pre-employment skills training; and '(26) school-to-work transition programs.".

20 USC 2411 note.

SEC. 6133. EDUCATION FOR EMPLOYMENT DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.

From the sums available to the Secretary for national programs under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act, the Secretary shall conduct a demonstration program with secondary school students designed to provide participating students with the skills needed for employment or further education by forming partnerships with business and industry for purpose of incorporating into school curriculums— (1) practical applications of academic subjects; (2) career exploration; (3) instruction relating to job seeking skills, career choices, and use of information relating to the labor market; and (4) a school monitored work experience program, designed to equip each high school graduate with a resume as well as a diploma. 20 USC 2393.

20 USC 2302.

SEC. 6134. INDUSTRY-EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP AUTHORIZATION.

(a) PROGRAM AUTHORIZED.—Section 343 of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(d)(1) Funds made available pursuant to section 3(b)(5)(B) of this Act may be used, in accordance with this part, to provide vocational education to individuals in order to assist their entry into, or advancement in, high technology occupations or to meet the technological needs of other industries or businesses. "(2) Special consideration shall be given to individuals described in paragraph (1) who have attained 55 years of age.". (b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—Section 3(b)(5) of such Act is amended— (1) by inserting "(A)" after the paragraph designation; and (2) by adding at the end thereof the following new subparagraph: "(B) There are authorized to be appropriated an additional $10,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1988 and 1989 to carry out part E of title III, for workers described in section 343(d).

20 USC 2411

SEC. 6135. DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM FOR TECHNOLOGICAL LITERACY.

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(a) ESTABLISHMENT.—The Secretary shall establish demonstration programs in vocational training centers and community colleges for purposes of providing modular training in basic skills with the objective of rendering participants technologically literate. Such programs shall— (1) stress techniques and methods that offer basic remedial skills in conjunction with training in automation literacy, robotics, computer-aided design, and other areas of computerintegrated manufacturing technology; and (2) be designed to foster flexibility and assist workers in meeting the challenge of a changing workplace. (b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There are authorized to be appropriated $2,000,000 for fiscal year 1988 for purposes of carrying out this section. Amounts appropriated pursuant to this subsection shall remain available until expended.