ERIC Number: ED051431
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Education Activities in Kansas, 1968-1970.
Kansas Vocational Education Research Coordinating Unit, Topeka.
This report was developed in response to a request from the Chairman of the General Subcommittee on Education of the House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor for use in hearings on revisions of the 1968 Amendments to the Vocational Education Act of 1963. Background information regarding the distribution of the population in Kansas, socioeconomic trends, and the educational structure is given, followed by a detailed overview of vocational education in the state. in the overview, some items that are discussed are: (1) access to vocational education, (2) various programs and enrollments, (3) remedial programs, (4) administration of the program, (5) facilities, (6) finance, and (7) activities of the State Advisory Council. Abstracts of some major projects undertaken by the state division are presented, as well as a summary of administrative problems. Specific recommendations for change were that: (1) When adequate, overall matching of funds is maintained, the State should be allowed to pay for planning, research and development services solely with Federal monies, (2) Institutional manpower programs should be put under the jurisdiction of vocational education, and (3) Regulations for the reimbursement of excess costs for disadvantaged students should be clarified. (GEB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas Vocational Education Research Coordinating Unit, Topeka.
Identifiers: Kansas; Vocational Education Amendments 1968