ERIC Number: EJ547912
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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School-to-Work Systems and the Community College: Looking Ahead.
Farmer, Edgar I.; Key, Cassy B.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n97 p97-106 Spr 1997
Discusses the background and purpose of 1994's School-to-Work Opportunities Act (STWOA). Focuses on the implementation of STWOA's three components (i.e., school-based learning, work-based learning, and connecting activities), highlighting the role of tech prep in joining school- and work-based instruction. Argues that community colleges are well-positioned to implement the Act. (23 citations) (AJL)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Labor Force Development, Program Implementation, Tech Prep, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: School to Work Opportunities Act 1994