Trump should fix, not scrap, job-training program for older adults
Forbes - 06/12/2017
The need and desire for the kind of training SCSEP offers, however, far outstrips the available opportunities.
The Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University has estimated that nine million people age 55 to 74 were eligible for SCSEP. But remember, only about 65,000 low-income older Americans participate in it annually — that’s because the program only gets around $434 million of funding currently.