ERIC Number: EJ829141
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb-11
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Career Skills Said to Get Short Shrift: U.S. Seen Lagging in Melding Preparation for College, Work
Cech, Scott J.
Education Week, v28 n21 p1, 12-13 Feb 2009
In education and workforce-training circles, a frequent mantra is that students must graduate from high school prepared for both college and work. This article reports that amid the calls for "college for all" and the clamor for more rigorous academics, the "work" part of that imperative may be muffled to the point that high-wage jobs not requiring a bachelor's degree often go unfilled.
Descriptors: College Preparation, Vocational Education, High Schools, Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Integrated Curriculum
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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