ERIC Number: ED242824
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Hispanics and Vocational Education.
Several issues related to the implementation of vocational education programs for Hispanic Americans are investigated in this paper, material for which came from a review of literature on the subject, government documents, and interviews with public officials. Issues explored include: (1) The history and current status of vocational education programs with an emphasis on administrative factors, program results, and degree of Hispanic participation; (2) the relevance of vocational education programs for Hispanics, taking into account demographic and socioeconomic characteristics which influence the extent to which Hispanics utilize and benefit from such programs; (3) civil rights issues concerning vocational education and Hispanics; and (4) recommendations for changing vocational education policies to better meet the needs of the disadvantaged, specifically Hispanics. (Author/CMG)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Demography, Educationally Disadvantaged, Enrollment Trends, Equal Education, Ethnic Discrimination, Financial Support, Government Role, Hispanic Americans, Limited English Speaking, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Relevance (Education), Secondary Education, Socioeconomic Status, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of La Raza, Washington, DC.
Note: Prepared for the Hispanic Youth Employment Research Center.