ERIC Number: ED557907
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Best of Both Worlds: How Massachusetts Vocational Schools Are Preparing Students for College and Careers
"Best of Both Worlds: How Massachusetts Vocational Schools are Preparing Students for College and Careers," highlights the state's policies that promote strong programming. Massachusetts encourages the completion of MassCore, the state's college- and career-ready course of study, incentivizes rigorous academic standards through school accountability measures, offers capacity-building support, and has fostered multiple workforce partnerships. The brief also showcases how several programs within the state are integrating real-world learning, foster caring relationships, and focus on continuous improvement in service of strong student outcomes.
Descriptors: Vocational Schools, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Educational Policy, Academic Standards, Accountability, Capacity Building, Career Academies, Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship, Caring, Interpersonal Relationship, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Certification, High Schools
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Sponsor: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Authoring Institution: Achieve, Inc.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts