ERIC Number: EJ435206
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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The Career Connection: These Students Don't Have to Be Reminded Why They're in School.
Rosenfeld, Neill S.
American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, v15 n2 p24-29,42 Fall 1991
Discusses the effects on attendance, graduation rates, and employment prospects of high school academy programs sponsored by the National Academy Foundation. These academies give thousands of public high school students foundations for careers through coursework, mentoring, and internships in school-within-a-school supplemental programs focused on specific careers. (SLD)
Descriptors: Attendance, Career Choice, Career Education, Career Guidance, College Bound Students, College Preparation, Education Work Relationship, Employment Potential, High School Students, High Schools, Internship Programs, Mentors, Occupational Aspiration, Public Schools, Supplementary Education, Urban Youth, Vocational Interests
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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