ERIC Number: ED198354
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Business-School Partnerships: A Plus for Kids. Education USA Special Report.
National School Public Relations Association, Arlington, VA.
Intended as a source of information and guide for educators and business people, this report describes a variety of successful cooperative programs between businesses and schools, explains how they operate, and provides some advice from those experienced with programs about how to estabilsh and operate cooperative endeavors. Chapter 1 focuses on two national models of business-industry-education activities--a network affiliated with the National Association for Industry-Education Cooperation and a consortium under the auspices of the National Manpower Institute. Junior Achievement with its youth involvement programs are the focus of chapter 2. Chapter 3 concerns the adopt-a-school or partnership approach to school-business collaboration. Comprehensive programs of business-industry cooperation and involvement in local school affairs are described in chapter 4. Chapter 5 addresses business, industry, and community college arrangements. Chapter 6 describes corporate involvement in education activities, including training programs, tuition assistance programs, and free or low-cost materials for schools. In chapter 7 are discussed the proposals, policies, and realities of school-business cooperation. Chapter 8 provides examples of successful and effective industry involvement in education. Sources of additional information about programs mentioned in the report are provided, as is a listing of selected references and resources. (YLB)
Descriptors: Business, Career Awareness, Career Education, Cooperative Education, Cooperative Programs, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Industrial Training, Industry, Program Descriptions, School Business Relationship, Staff Development, Training Allowances, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Work Study Programs, Youth Opportunities, Youth Programs
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National School Public Relations Association, Arlington, VA.