9/2004 -- The Rockefeller Institute releases " WIA At Work: A Policy Dialogue"
9/2004 -- The Rockefeller Institute has releasedWIA At Work: A Policy Dialogue, a report on the Institute's May 2004 colloquium on state and local administration of service delivery under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. Included are highlights from the keynote address by Mason Bishop, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor; a presentation of findings from the Institute's eight-state WIA study and challenges for the nation's workforce development system; and WIA service delivery panel sessions featuring state and local officials, as well as researchers. Center Director Christopher T. King is co-directing the eight-state study with Dick Nathan of the Rockefeller Institute and Burt Barnow of Johns Hopkins University. Center research associate Dan O'Shea and Dr. King co-authored a number of the state case studies for the study and presented findings at this colloquium.