ERIC Number: ED440704
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
FETPIP Follow-Up Study.
This document presents the Florida Education Training Placement Information Program follow-up studies on various groups of students. A 1993-94 study on initial quarterly earnings upon degree completion indicated that community college Associate in Science (AS) degree students earned more than bachelor degree students. This finding led to a more detailed comparison of the employment history of students who had graduated in 1990-91. It is anticipated that continued longitudinal analysis will see the bachelor's degree graduates overtake the AS degree students. A higher percentage of community college certificate and AS degree students was found employed in Florida than any other group. The college Associate of Arts graduates were the only group with any type of postsecondary education that increased in percent found employed. The societal benefits of continuing in education are dramatically illustrated in the results of matching graduate data with that of HRS and the Department of Correction (DOC). Results of matching DOC data followed the same pattern at a much lower level. Graphs indicating the results for each group are attached: initial quarterly earnings upon completion among 1993-94 graduates/completers working full time; and average full quarter earnings for Florida graduates found working in Florida, percent of Florida graduates found employed in Florida, percent of Florida graduates found continuing education in Florida, and percent of Florida graduates receiving public assistance in Florida by level of education (1990-91 cohort). (VWC)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
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Authoring Institution: Florida State Board of Community Colleges, Tallahassee.