ERIC Number: EJ443922
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Vocational Education and Race in the Chicago Public Schools: Three Historical Case Studies and Implications for Current Reform.
Green, David L.
Urban Review, v24 n1 p39-54 Mar 1992
Three Chicago (Illinois) vocational high schools illustrate contrasting histories in African-American education and economic opportunity: Washburne Trade School reinforced trade union exclusion of African Americans; Dunbar Vocational High School directed African Americans into lower-paying trades, and Chicago Vocational School prepared the white working class for industrial jobs. (JB)
Descriptors: Black Students, Blue Collar Occupations, Case Studies, Cultural Context, Economic Opportunities, Educational History, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), High Schools, Labor Market, Racial Discrimination, School Resegregation, Trade and Industrial Education, Urban Schools, Vocational High Schools, White Students
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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