ERIC Number: ED170509
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jan-22
Reference Count: N/A
The Career Education Incentive Act: A Background Paper. Report No. 79-23-EPW.
Wolfe, Mark L.
This report discusses the current federal role in career education under the Career Education Incentive Act (PL 95-207), which authorizes a federal formula grant program to states and to two national discretionary grant programs. An introduction explains the purpose of the Act, which is to make education as preparation for work a primary educational goal by increasing the emphasis placed on career awareness, exploration, decisionmaking, and planning. The following information concerning P.L. 95-207 is presented: a definition of career education; provisions of the current law; funding levels; evaluation requirements; legislative history; and a chronology of events. (BM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.