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Houston Independent School District, 2017
The mission of the Houston Independent School District's (HISD) Career and Technical Education (CTE) program is to empower students with the academic and technical skills needed to strengthen the economic and social foundation of the city of Houston and beyond. HISD CTE programs are also tailored to prepare students to meet the current and future…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Urban Schools, School Districts, Enrollment
Houston Independent School District, 2017
The Houston Independent School District (HISD) offers 16 Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that meet high school graduation endorsement requirements. CTE programs offer a sequence of courses that provides students with coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Urban Schools, School Districts, Enrollment
Houston Independent School District, 2016
The mission of the Houston Independent School District's (HISD) Career and Technical Education (CTE) program is to empower students with the academic and technical skills needed to strengthen the economic and social foundation of the city of Houston and beyond. The program's goals and objectives focus on preparing students for success in their…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Urban Schools, School Districts, Enrollment
Villavicencio, Adriana; Bhattacharya, Dyuti; Guidry, Brandon – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2013
College readiness is becoming an increasingly important standard by which to measure school success and student achievement. While high school graduation and dropout prevention remain critical issues for educators, there is a substantial gap in outcomes between students who only earn a high school diploma and those who go on to obtain a college…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Hispanic American Students, African American Students, Criticism