ERIC Number: ED367914
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Nov-10
Reference Count: N/A
School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1993. Report together with Supplemental Views [To Accompany H.R. 2884.] House of Representatives, 103D Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.
This document contains the text of the legislation called the "School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1993," the amendment proposed for the pending legislation, and supplemental views, including cost estimate. Sections of the proposed legislation include the following: table of contents, basic program components, implementation grants to states, grants to local partnerships, national programs and reports, waiver of statutory and regulatory requirements, safeguards, and reauthorization legislation for the Job Training for the Homeless Demonstration Program under the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act. The legislation is proposed to do the following: (1) establish a national framework within which all states can create statewide School-to-Work Opportunities systems that are a part of comprehensive education reform; (2) use workplaces as active learning components in the educational process by making employers joint partners with educators in providing opportunities for all students to participate in high-quality, work-based learning experiences; (3) use federal funds to pay the initial costs of planning and establishing School-to-Work Opportunities systems; (4) help all students attain high academic and occupational standards; (5) build on and advance promising systems such as tech prep, career academies, school-to-apprenticeship programs, cooperative education, and other programs; and (6) promote education for high risk youths and prevent them from dropping out of school. (KC)
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Education Work Relationship, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Federal Legislation, Federal State Relationship, High Risk Students, Noncollege Bound Students, Secondary Education, State Federal Aid
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.