ERIC Number: ED483149
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun
National Assessment of Vocational Education. Final Report to Congress
Silverberg, Marsha; Warner, Elizabeth; Fong, Michael; Goodwin, David.
US Department of Education
This 2004 report presents a synthesis of evidence on the implementation and outcomes of vocational education and of the 1998 Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act (Perkins III). It examines questions about the effectiveness of vocational education in improving student outcomes, the consequences of new funding and accountability provisions for programs and participants, the implementation and quality of vocational education, and the extent of its alignment with other reform efforts. The report also provides options for the future direction of vocational education legislation. (Contains 115 tables & 37 figures.)
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Outcomes of Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Accountability, Financial Support, Program Implementation, Educational Quality, Educational Change, Program Effectiveness
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Under Secretary.
IES Cited: ED509777