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ERIC Number: ED021151
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar
Pages: 423
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NOTES AND WORKING PAPERS CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF PROGRAMS AUTHORIZED UNDER VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACT OF 1963. PUBLIC LAW 88-210, AS AMENDED.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACT OF 1963, THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON VOCATIONAL EDUCATION WAS DIRECTED TO REVIEW THE ADMINISTRATION AND STATUS OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATION FOR IMPROVING SUCH PROGRAMS. HIGHLIGHTS, RECOMMENDATIONS, ISSUES, AND PROBLEMS OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION WITHIN THE NATIONAL CONTEXT OF CHANGING SOCIAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND ECONOMIC CONDITIONS ARE REPORTED. PUBLICATION 1 IS "HIGHLIGHTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE GENERAL REPORT OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, 1968." PUBLICATION 2 IS THE "GENERAL REPORT OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, 1968." PUBLICATION 3 IS THE "SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS ADOPTED FROM THE GENERAL REPORT OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, 1968." SOME HIGHLIGHTS ARE--(1) ENROLLMENT IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION INCREASED FROM APPROXIMATELY 4 MILLION IN 1962 TO ABOUT 7 MILLION IN 1967 WITH MAJOR ENROLLMENT IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND ADULT PROGRAMS, (2) HEAVIEST ENROLLMENTS WERE IN HOMEMAKING, TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL, AND OFFICE OCCUPATIONAL AREAS, AND (3) OF 347,370 GRADUATES AVAILABLE FOR PLACEMENT IN OCTOBER 1966, 80 PERCENT WERE PLACED IN FIELDS OR RELATED FIELDS FOR WHICH THEY TRAINED. TWO MAJOR RECOMMENDATIONS WERE THAT ALL FEDERAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACTS ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE OF EDUCATION BE COMBINED INTO ONE ACT AND THAT TWO TO FOUR CENTERS FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT BE ESTABLISHED. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Identifiers: Vocational Education Act 1963