ERIC Number: ED328755
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Mar-8
Reference Count: N/A
Education for Employment: What's Working? What's Not? (Public Hearings Report). Report 19.
Illinois State Council on Vocational Education, Springfield.
This report identifies aspects of Illinois' regionalization plan and includes 11 major topics: (1) education for employment policy; (2) definition of schooling; (3) articulation, coordination, cooperation; (4) sharing resources; (5) student services and access; (6) teacher involvement and inservice education; (7) labor market information, instruction, and evaluation; (8) curriculum renewal; (9) financial resources; (10) private sector involvement; and (11) state administration and leadership. For each topic, information is provided on the following elements: (1) the Illinois Council on Vocational Education's analysis of problem elements, objectives, and evident impact; (2) interpretation of activities described and examples of testimony presented at a formal public hearing; (3) suggested actions; and (4) a summary of progress. The report notes support for regional planning and cooperating among secondary districts and cooperation and articulation between postsecondary and secondary providers. Concerns addressed include: (1) the addition of another layer of administrators in the delivery system; (2) the quality of administration in the new layer; (3) lack of clear funding structure for the future; (4) the funding level; and (5) time constraints on students due to transportation and educational requirements. The report recommends that state leaders identify problem areas, provide additional assistance and direction in these areas, and encourage dissemination of positive results that are taking place. A list of public hearing participants is included. (NLA)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Articulation (Education), Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Hearings, Inservice Teacher Education, Job Training, Labor Market, Leadership, Postsecondary Education, Private Sector, Program Development, Regional Planning, Secondary Education, Shared Resources and Services, State School District Relationship, Statewide Planning, Student Personnel Services, Student Transportation, Teacher Participation
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Council on Vocational Education, Springfield.