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ERIC Number: ED019455
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 78
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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A GATEWAY TO HIGHER ECONOMIC LEVELS, VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION TO SERVE MISSOURI.
SWANSON, J. CHESTER; AND OTHERS
A STUDY OF VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF MISSOURI, COMMISSIONED BY THE GOVERNOR, CONCERNED THE AVAILABILITY, THE CLIENTELE, THE CURRICULUM, THE RELATION OF ENROLLMENT TO EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES, THE INVOLVEMENT OF PERSONS OUTSIDE THE SCHOOLS, AND ANCILLARY SERVICES OF THESE PROGRAMS. ITS OBJECTIVE WAS TO PROVIDE THE BASIS FOR RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE THE STATE'S VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION SERVICES. SOME OF THE 25 RECOMMENDATIONS WERE THAT (1) THE STATE BE DIVIDED INTO SIX GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICTS AND ONE POST-SECONDARY UNIT WITH AN ADMINISTRATOR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MANAGERIAL ACTIVITIES WITHIN EACH, (2) A RESEARCH SECTION BE DEVELOPED, (3) 10 INTERNSHIPS TO DEVELOP LEADERSHIP FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN MISSOURI BE DEVELOPED AND MAINTAINED JOINTLY BY THE STATE DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, AND THE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS, (4) THE COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOLS BE GIVEN FIRST PRIORITY FOR DEVELOPING VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS, (5) THE PROGRAMS BE ADAPTED TO SERVE SMALL HIGH SCHOOLS, (6) AREA VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS BE DEVELOPED ONLY TO SUPPLEMENT THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOLS AND NOT AT THE EXPENSE OF HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS IN RESIDENTIAL AREA HIGH SCHOOLS, AND (7) MORE VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS BE PROVIDED FOR PERSONS WHO HAVE COMPLETED HIGH SCHOOL OR WHO ARE BEYOND THE NORMAL AGE OF HIGH SCHOOL ATTENDANCE AND THAT SUCH SERVICES BE PROVIDED IN MORE LOCATIONS AND FOR MORE OCCUPATIONS. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Field Service Center.
Identifiers: MISSOURI