Making Vocational Education More Effective for At-Risk Youth
Bishop, John H.
"Occupationally specific vocational training pays off for disadvantaged students, but only if graduates work in the jobs they were trained for. Implication: Vocational educators must help make sure that the skills they teach are used."
human resource; ilr; employer; worker; training; under invest; learning; benefit; vocational education; education; program; job market; employee; skill; high school; OJT; student; labor; NAVE
Required Publisher Statement: Published version reprinted with special permission from Techniques magazine, May 2006, (c) ACTE, all rights reserved. The Association for Career and Technical Education is the national professional association for the field of career and technical education. Now in its 80th year, ACTE's membership numbers more than 30,000 teachers, counselors and administrators at the middle school, high school and postsecondary levels.