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ERIC Number: ED242824
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
Pages: 46
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Hispanics and Vocational Education.
Schlef, Aileen
Several issues related to the implementation of vocational education programs for Hispanic Americans are investigated in this paper, material for which came from a review of literature on the subject, government documents, and interviews with public officials. Issues explored include: (1) The history and current status of vocational education programs with an emphasis on administrative factors, program results, and degree of Hispanic participation; (2) the relevance of vocational education programs for Hispanics, taking into account demographic and socioeconomic characteristics which influence the extent to which Hispanics utilize and benefit from such programs; (3) civil rights issues concerning vocational education and Hispanics; and (4) recommendations for changing vocational education policies to better meet the needs of the disadvantaged, specifically Hispanics. (Author/CMG)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of La Raza, Washington, DC.
Note: Prepared for the Hispanic Youth Employment Research Center.