ERIC Number: ED241658
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-May-11
Reference Count: N/A
Career Oriented Curriculum of the D.C. School System. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Governmental Efficiency and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Governmental Affairs. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.
The subject of this hearing was the partnership between the District of Columbia's public schools and several private companies. This partnership resulted in the establishment of a school curriculum giving high school students exposure to specific career training and also orientation to the workplace. The training was in the fields of pre-engineering, the health professions, communications, business and finance, and hotel management and the culinary arts. Oral testimony describing the programs (which included schools within schools) and their impact was presented by a student and a faculty member from a participating school, by the superintendent of schools, and by a representative of the participating corporations. Prepared statements were also submitted for the record by the last three witnesses. The chairman of the subcommittee submitted a copy of a newspaper article by Jacob Javits duscussing the role of business in innovative education and training programs. (CMG)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.