ERIC Number: ED494140
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Feb
Reference Count: 7
Strengthening Transitions by Encouraging Career Pathways: A Look at State Policies and Practices. CCRC Brief Number 30
Hughes, Katherine L.; Karp, Melinda Mechur
Community College Research Center, Columbia University
This Brief summarizes a report prepared to assist the U.S. Department of Education's College and Career Transitions Initiative (CCTI). The report presents a sample of state-level policies and legislation that support the implementation of career pathways and other strategies that facilitate educational and employment transitions. Data gathering for the investigation consisted of interviews with CCTI site contacts and other experts in education and workforce development, and web searches for information on legislation and regulation pertaining to career pathways. [This Brief was drawn from a longer report of the same title.]
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Vocational Education, Education Work Relationship, Dual Enrollment, College Preparation, Transitional Programs
Community College Research Center. Available from: CCRC Publications. Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street Box 174, New York, NY 10027. Tel: 212-678-3091; Fax: 212-678-3699; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/ccrc
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.; American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.; League for Innovation in the Community Coll.
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY. Community Coll. Research Center.