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ERIC Number: ED013906
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jul
Pages: 37
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Reference Count: 0
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A FOLLOW-UP STUDY OF 1963 COLORADO HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES.
Colorado Research Coordinating Unit, Ft. Collins.
IN 1963, 19,297 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS GRADUATED IN COLORADO. OF THE 577 TO WHOM QUESTIONNAIRES WERE MAILED IN 1965, 386 RESPONDED. THEIR RESPONSES WERE ANALYZED TO DETERMINE THE OCCUPATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF GRADUATES ENTERING THE LABOR MARKET. TABULAR DATA ARE GIVEN FOR RESIDENCE, CURRENTLY AND AS STUDENTS, GEOGRAPHIC MOBILITY, AGE, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM PURSUED, PRESENT EMPLOYMENT STATUS, NUMBER OF JOBS HELD, EMPLOYMENT IN FULL- OR PART-TIME JOBS, INDUSTRIES REPRESENTED BY JOBS, YEAR EACH JOB BEGAN, LENGTH OF TIME ON JOBS, REASONS FOR LEAVING JOBS, SCHOOLS ATTENDED AFTER HIGH SCHOOL, YEAR STARTED IN SCHOOLS, TYPE OF SCHOOLS ATTENDED, MAJOR IN SCHOOLS, REASONS FOR LEAVING SCHOOL, VALUE OF HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECTS IN OBTAINING A JOB, INTEREST IN AN AREA VOCATIONAL SCHOOL, OCCUPATIONAL INTEREST, AND OCCUPATIONAL PATTERNS OF FATHER. APPROXIMATELY ONE-HALF OF THE SAMPLE WAS EMPLOYED AT THE TIME OF THE SURVEY. MORE THAN ONE-HALF DID NOT CONSIDER THEIR HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM HELPFUL IN OBTAINING WORK. NEARLY ONE-THIRD EXPRESSED AN INTEREST IN ATTENDING A LOCAL VOCATIONAL SCHOOL AT THE TIME OF THE SURVEY. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Colorado Research Coordinating Unit, Ft. Collins.
Identifiers: COLORADO