To assist states and local workforce areas in monitoring to ensure they have all required WIOA Youth polices, ETA created a required policies document. 

Required Youth Policy

Citation

1. Further definition of requires additional assistance barrier for OSY – “a low-income individual who requires additional assistance to enter or complete an educational program or to secure or hold employment” - if state chooses to define it (if state does not further define, local area must further define)

WIOA Section 129(a)(1)(B)(iii)(VIII), State Plan question VI.c.4, and 681.210 and 681.300 of WIOA final rule

2. Further definition of requires additional assistance barrier for ISY – “an individual who requires additional assistance to complete an educational program or to secure or hold employment” - if state chooses to define it (if state does not further define, local area must further define)

WIOA Section 129(a)(1)(C)(iv)(VII), State Plan question VI.c.4, and 681.220 and 681.310 of WIOA final rule

3. Definition of “not attending any school” for OSY as defined under state law or if state chooses to further define

WIOA Section 129(a)(1)(B)(i), State Plan question VI.c.5, and 681.230 of WIOA final rule

4. Definition of “attending school” for ISY as defined under state law or if state chooses to further define

WIOA Section 129(a)(1)(C)(i), State Plan question VI.c.5, and 681.230 of WIOA final rule

5. Further definition of 5(B) of basic skills deficient if state or local area chooses to use part B of the definition

State Plan question VI.c.6 and WIOA Section 681.290

6. OPTIONAL: Policy on incentive payments for youth if state or local area chooses to provide incentive payments

WIOA Section 681.640