ERIC Number: EJ537202
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Vocational Education and At-Risk Youth in the United States.
Bishop, John H.
Vocational Training: European Journal, n6 p34-42 Sep-Dec 1995
Recommendations favoring generic academic rather than occupationally specific skills are based on false premises. Research evidence contradicts the following assertions: (1) academic skills are good substitutes for occupational skills; (2) skill obsolescence reduces the payoff to vocational training; and (3) rising job turnover reduces the payoff to school-based training. (SK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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