ERIC Number: ED050264
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Vocational Education: Innovations Revolutionize Career Training. Education U.S.A. Special Report.
National School Public Relations Association, Washington, DC.
This report was written to inform the educational community of new developments in the area of vocational education. The national concern for vocational education programs and the Vocational Education Acts of 1963 and 1968 as turning points are discussed. The concept of occupational education for all ages, action at the state level, and trends in the curriculum point out specific developments. The guidance and counseling services, and the accreditation, teacher education, and certification problems are outlined. exemplary projects are classified as: (1) career development programs, (2) career guidance and counseling, (3) inner-city projects, (4) rural-oriented projects, (5) cooperative education programs, and (6) projects for disadvantaged youths. Authorizations and appropriations for various sections of the amendments are listed. (GEB)
Descriptors: Career Opportunities, Educational Innovation, Educational Opportunities, Educational Programs, Educational Trends, Expenditures, Guidance Programs, Labor Force Development, Occupational Information, Projects, Reports, School Personnel, Vocational Education
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Authoring Institution: National School Public Relations Association, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Vocational Education Act 1963; Vocational Education Amendments 1968