ERIC Number: ED391929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Increasing Rigor and Relevance: Linking School-to-Career. Best District Practices.
California School Boards Association, West Sacramento.
Designed as a resource guide for a school district's governance team, this publication provides descriptions of 20 best district practices and 11 national demonstration projects on academic-vocational integration. It enables board members and superintendents to envision how the curriculum integration of academic and vocational education occurs on a districtwide level. The publication is national in scope and features a wide variety of school districts and their commitment to achieving the integration of academic and vocational education. School districts have been selected because of the uniqueness of their strategies and the breadth or depth of their efforts. The entries highlight a cross-section of school districts in terms of size, type, and geographic location. Information provided on the best district practices includes state, contact person with address and telephone number, district description, integration features, integration narrative, fiscal notes, and lessons learned. Featured states are as follows: Kentucky, Washington, California, Texas, Massachusetts, Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas, Oregon, New York, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Michigan. The information provided on the national integration demonstration projects includes the following: program title, project title, contact person with address and telephone number, program narrative, and fiscal notes. A summary is provided of effective models of curriculum integration. A glossary is appended. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California School Boards Association, West Sacramento.
Note: For a related document, see CE 070 811.