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ERIC Number: ED001689
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 12
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REPORT ON WORK EXPERIENCE EDUCATION, SCHOOL YEAR 1960-61.
Los Angeles City Schools, CA.
WORK EXPERIENCE EDUCATION ENABLES THE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT TO BE EMPLOYED UNDER SCHOOL SUPERVISION WHILE CONTINUING HIS EDUCATION IN SCHOOL. THE REPORT POINTS OUT THE SUCCESS AND THE BENEFITS OF SUCH A PROGRAM TO THE STUDENT, THE EMPLOYER AND THE COMMUNITY. THE EVALUATION IS BASED ON THE SCHOOL YEAR 1960-61 AND 4,900 STUDENTS AND 43 HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE LOS ANGELES SCHOOL SYSTEM PARTICIPATED. STUDENT BENEFITS WERE--A REDUCTION OF THE "NO EXPERIENCE" PROBLEM, RECEIPT OF GENERAL EDUCATION WHILE LEARNING TO WORK WITH OTHERS, THE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF LEARNED SKILLS, AND THE EARNING OF SPENDING MONEY. DATA FROM THE EMPLOYMENT SERVICE SHOWED THAT 6,124 JOB ORDERS WERE REFERRED TO HIGH SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT OFFICES WITH 404 FIRMS OFFERING JOBS. STUDENTS (177) WERE INTERVIEWED IN THE OFFICE WHILE 164 STUDENTS WERE REFERRED DIRECTLY TO EMPLOYERS. SIXTY-EIGHT WERE PLACED IN JOBS IN THE 1960-61 SCHOOL YEAR.
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Schools, CA.
Identifiers: California (Los Angeles)