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ERIC Number: ED011299
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Sep
Pages: 60
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A CONTINUATION OF THE 1963 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES FOLLOW-UP STUDY.
Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins.
A SAMPLE OF COLORADO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS GRADUATING IN 1963 WAS SURVEYED 2 YEARS AFTER GRADUATION. THE SAMPLE WAS DIVIDED INTO FOUR GROUPS WHICH CHARACTERIZED THE GRADUATES POST HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES--(1) 123 WENT DIRECTLY TO SCHOOL, (2) 84 WENT DIRECTLY TO WORK, (3) 83 WENT TO SCHOOL AND THEN TO WORK, AND (4) 59 WENT TO WORK AND THEN TO SCHOOL. DATA WERE ANALYZED FOR EACH GROUP ACCORDING TO--(1) AGE, SEX, EDUCATION, MOBILITY, MARITAL STATUS, HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM, FATHER'S OCCUPATION, (2) NUMBER OF JOBS HELD, FULL OR PART-TIME NATURE OF THE JOBS, TYPE OF INDUSTRY, TYPE OF JOB, REASONS FOR LEAVING THE JOB, (3) NUMBER OF SCHOOLS ATTENDED, TYPE OF SCHOOL, MAJOR, LENGTH OF TIME AT SCHOOL, AND REASONS FOR LEAVING, AND (4) THE INTERESTS AND ATTITUDES OF THE GRADUATES TOWARD VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, SUBJECTS WHOSE FATHERS WERE EMPLOYED IN SKILLED AND SEMISKILLED OCCUPATIONS HAD MORE INTEREST IN VOCATIONAL TRAINING, AND LESS INTEREST IN HIGHER EDUCATION THAN THEIR COUNTERPARTS IN THE PROFESSIONAL GROUP. HOWEVER, 58.4 PERCENT OF THIS GROUP AND 74.1 PERCENT OF THE GROUP WHOSE FATHERS WERE PROFESSIONALS DESIRED A COLLEGE EDUCATION. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins.
Identifiers: Colorado (Fort Collins)