ERIC Number: ED263301
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Vocational Education Sex Equity Report: Post-Secondary 1983.
Minnesota State Commission on the Economic Status of Women, St. Paul.
In 1982, females constituted 41.1 percent of those students enrolled in postsecondary area vocational-technical institutions (AVTIs) in Minnesota; thus, the AVTI system has a lower percentage of female students than all other public postsecondary systems in the state. If vocational programs are defined as being either segregated or integrated on the basis of whether fewer or more than 80 percent of the students enrolled in them belong to one sex, then, in 1982, more than three-fourths of Minnesota's AVTI programs were segregated. The 3 years prior to 1981-1982 were not marked by very much change in enrollment patterns with respect to traditional, nontraditional, and segregated vocational education programs. Approximately two-thirds of female students were enrolled in health or business programs, whereas more than three-fourths of male students were enrolled in technical or trade and industrial programs. Segregation also existed within program areas. Of the total budget for AVTI students, 35.8 percent was spent on female students and 64.2 percent was spent on male students. One-year followup data on graduates of postsecondary AVTI programs revealed significant differences between the occupations and earnings patterns of males and females. (This report contains 14 tables.) (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Comparative Analysis, Definitions, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Distributive Education, Employment Patterns, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Equal Education, Expenditure per Student, Females, Followup Studies, High School Graduates, Males, Nontraditional Occupations, Occupational Home Economics, Office Occupations Education, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Salary Wage Differentials, Sex Fairness, Sex Role, Statewide Planning, Teacher Salaries, Technical Education, Tenure, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Commission on the Economic Status of Women, St. Paul.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota