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ERIC Number: ED384750
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 160
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The Diverse Forms of Tech-Prep: Implementation Approaches in Ten Local Consortia.
Hershey, Alan; And Others
This document profiles the diverse approaches to tech-prep taken by 10 local districts across the United States. The tech-prep programs in the following cities are profiled: Dayton, Ohio; Dothan, Alabama; East Peoria, Illinois; Fresno, California; Gainesville, Florida; Hartford, Connecticut; Logan, West Virginia; Salem, Oregon; Springdale, Arkansas; and Springfield, Massachusetts. Each profile includes information about the following aspects of the program: articulation and programs of study; changes in curriculum and instruction; recruitment, guidance, and career development; and governance and resources. Discussed in the final chapter are the following emerging issues: students toward whom tech-prep is targeted; the importance of articulation to tech-prep development; ways consortia can make programs of study a meaningful feature of tech-prep; the implications of alternative strategies for introducing applied academics; the extent to which tech-prep will change postsecondary programs; and the role business and industry can be expected to play in tech-prep. (MN)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Under Secretary.
Authoring Institution: Mathematica Policy Research, Princeton, NJ.
Note: For a related document, see CE 069 163.