ERIC Number: EJ916321
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Reference Count: 2
College Readiness and Workforce Challenges
Evans, Thomas G.; Cook, Harry J.
Principal Leadership, v11 n6 p20-25 Feb 2011
One of the key points of agreement among educators is that highly successful schools must disseminate best practices so that all can benefit. Eastern Technical High School, part of Baltimore County (MD) Public Schools, is a career and technical education (CTE) high school where students gain the knowledge and skills they need to pursue a career in 1 of 10 career pathways while also taking challenging academic courses at the gifted and talented, honors, and AP levels. Students are fully prepared for both higher education and the workforce. The school is a model for practices that achieve excellent results. This article describes how Eastern Technical High School became a successful school.
Descriptors: Vocational Education, School Readiness, College Preparation, Best Practices, Vocational High Schools, Leadership Effectiveness, Transformational Leadership, Effective Schools Research, Program Descriptions, Institutional Characteristics, Achievement Need, Change Strategies, Educational Change
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
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