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ERIC Number: ED012329
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 11
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Reference Count: 0
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FOLLOW-UP SURVEY OF HIGH SCHOOL VOCATIONAL GRADUATES. FINAL REPORT.
RECORDS IN THE OFFICE OF THE UTAH STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION WERE SURVEYED TO DETERMINE THE EXTENT TO WHICH TERMINAL HIGH SCHOOL VOCATIONAL STUDENTS ENTERED WORK IN THE OCCUPATION FOR WHICH THEY WERE TRAINED, IN RELATED OCCUPATIONS, AND IN AREAS UNRELATED TO THEIR HIGH SCHOOL VOCATIONAL PROGRAM. ONLY 1966 GRADUATES WERE STUDIED. AVAILABLE PERSONNEL RECORDS AT WEBER STATE COLLEGE AND UTAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE WERE EXAMINED TO DETERMINE HOW MANY STUDENTS ENTERING POSTSECONDARY VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL PROGRAMS HAD HIGH SCHOOL VOCATIONAL TRAINING IN THE SAME OR UNRELATED FIELDS, NO HIGH SCHOOL VOCATIONAL TRAINING, OR TRAINING IN A HIGH SCHOOL INDUSTRIAL ARTS PROGRAM. FINDINGS WERE--(1) OF 2,132 STUDENTS EMPLOYED OR AVAILABLE FOR EMPLOYMENT, 30 PERCENT WERE EMPLOYED FULL TIME IN THE OCCUPATIONS FOR WHICH THEY WERE TRAINED, 18 PERCENT WERE EMPLOYED FULL TIME IN RELATED OCCUPATIONS, AND 27 PERCENT WERE EMPLOYED FULL TIME IN UNRELATED OCCUPATIONS, AND (2) OF 1,328 POSTSECONDARY STUDENTS, 533 RECORDS WERE EXAMINED, AND 795 HAD NO RECORDS. OF THE 533 STUDENTS, 64 PERCENT HAD HIGH SCHOOL TRAINING IN THE SAME FIELD, 35 PERCENT IN UNRELATED FIELDS, AND 30 PERCENT HAD INDUSTRIAL ARTS TRAINING. (PS)
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Identifiers: Utah