The purpose of this policy framework is to promote a national framework that includes actions for government at all levels to support the healthy development of our nation's youth. The National Youth Employment Coalition (NYEC) is calling for new policies at the local, state, and federal levels that facilitate quality programs. This framework can be used as a blueprint for influencing policy development at all levels of government. 06/13/2005
To more fully assess whether the Department of Labor's spending information is a true reflection of states' available funds, Congress asked GAO to determine (1) whether Labor has accurate information on states' WIA spending, (2) what Labor does to determine how states are managing their WIA spending, and (3) what affects states' WIA expenditure rates.