ERIC Number: ED418243
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-May
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Education Review and Summary of the Performance Report of the Carl D. Perkins Technical and Vocational Education Funds, 1995-96.
Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Bureau of Technical and Vocational Education.
This report provides a review and summary of the activities of vocational education programs in Iowa in Fiscal Year 1995-96, especially in regard to the use of federal funds under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act. Funds distributed through the act were awarded in Iowa in the following titles: Title I---Administration; Title II, Part A--Leadership Funds, Part B--State programs for single parents and displaced homemakers, sex equity, and correctional education, and Part C--local program improvement on both secondary and postsecondary levels; and Title III--Special Programs, Part E--Tech Prep. The report describes the following: (1) distribution of federal funds for secondary district and consortium expenditures and community college; (2) enrollment in secondary and postsecondary vocational education programs; (3) vocational student organizations; (4) school-to-work; (5) tech prep; (6) Job Training Partnership Act; (7) goals, standards, and measure in six areas; and (8) exemplary projects and programs. The summary showed increasing enrollment in secondary vocational education programs and status quo in postsecondary programs, increases in nontraditional programs for men and women, progress in meeting goals and standards throughout the state, and successes in creating and implementing exemplary projects and programs. (KC)
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Secondary Education, Sex Fairness, Special Needs Students, State Programs, Tech Prep, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Bureau of Technical and Vocational Education.
Identifiers: Carl D Perkins Voc and Appl Techn Educ Act 1990; Iowa