ERIC Number: ED315536
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jan-27
Reference Count: N/A
State and Local Response to the Carl D. Perkins Act. Survey Analysis. Final Report.
Swartz, Janet P.
This report presents findings from a national survey of secondary and postsecondary institutions offering vocational education that sought to determine state and local response to the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act. The study involved qualitative case studies of state and local programs as well as a national survey of local vocational providers designed to gather information about current vocational education practices. Containing 83 tables and graphs, the report includes information in the following areas: (1) description of districts and institutions offering vocational education; (2) amount of Perkins' dollars spent in 1986-87; (3) how Perkins' funds are spent by districts and institutions; (4) supplemental services for handicapped and disadvantaged secondary students; (5) changes in student enrollments in vocational education 1982-83 to 1986-87; (6) changes in vocational courses 1982-83 to 1986-87; and (7) vocational education and the Job Training Partnership Act. An introductory overview summarizes results in these seven areas of research. The survey instruments are appended. (KC)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Educational Finance, Enrollment Trends, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Job Training, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Secondary Education, State Programs, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Assessment of Vocational Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational Education Act 1984; Job Training Partnership Act 1982