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ERIC Number: EJ622477
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1363-9080
Initiatives that Assist and Barriers that Hinder the Successful Transition of Minority Youth into the Workplace in the USA.
Wentling, Rose Mary; Waight, Consuelo Luisa
Journal of Education and Work, v14 n1 p71-89 Feb 2001
Interviews with 21 school-to-work directors identified barriers to successful transition of minority youth into the work force, including poverty, resistence to change, lack of understanding regarding different cultures, lack of integrated/relevant curriculum, and lack of communication between businesses and schools. Initiatives that assist included work-based learning, mentoring, career exploration, guidance, and equity policies. (Contains 42 references.)(JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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