Comprehensive Employment and Training Act


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Comprehensive Employment and Training Act

(CETA), U.S. government program designed to assist economically disadvantaged, unemployed, or underemployed persons. Enacted in 1973, CETA provided block grants to state and local governments to support public and private job training and such youth programs as the Job Corps and Summer Youth Employment. In 1982, CETA was superseded by the Job Training Partnership Act, which established the Office of Job Training Programs.
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In 1978, a federally funded Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) grant of $150,000 enabled her to audition in New York for professional dancers.
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