ERIC Number: ED120402
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jul
The Vocational Preparation of Women; Report and Recommendations of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on the Rights and Responsibilities of Women.
Steiger, JoAnn M.; Cooper, Sara
The document describes findings of the Education Subcommittee of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on the Rights and Responsibilities of Women regarding the impact of Federal vocational education legislation and HEW policies on women. Section 1, A Summary of the 1975 Report of the Subcommittee on Education (four pages), examines: Title 9, areas for further study, HEW record keeping policies regarding programs specifically for women, 5 recommendations regarding current legislation, and 10 recommendations regarding HEW policy. Section 2, Vocational Education and Women (27 pages), discusses the reality of the labor market, historical background on education and working women, the distorted face of vocational education for women, and underlying problems in vocational education. Section 3, Recommendations for Change (five pages), examines the Vocational Education Amendments of 1968 (VEA), the Administration's bill to revise it, and HEW policy and practice; and lists 10 recommendations to be added to the 5 from Section 1. Tables are provided. Appended material lists research and development projects dealing with careers and vocational education for women under States and under HEW (the National Institute of Education, Office of Education, and Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education [FIPSE]). (LH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.