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Milligan, Dorothy – American School Board Journal, 1983
An Oklahoma school system gives construction-trades students on-the-job training in building school facilities. The district has saved in construction costs; many students have gone on to employment in the field; and local contractors are supportive of the program. (MLF)
Descriptors: Construction Costs, Cost Effectiveness, Economically Disadvantaged, On the Job Training
Eichinger, Lynn – American School Board Journal, 1984
The histories of two alternative programs are compared. Considered a main factor in one program's success is a high level of administrative support; among problems causing the demise of the other are failure to involve the developing committee in the program's implementation and changing the program's emphasis and the students targeted. (MJL)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Career Exploration, Nontraditional Education, Program Implementation
Haberman, Martin; Quinn, Lois M. – American School Board Journal, 1986
Offers 11 recommendations (based on the success of vocational training programs established at Wisconsin's Ethan Allen and Lincoln Hills correctional high schools) for establishing a curriculum that meets problem students' needs. (IW)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Correctional Education, Curriculum Development, Daily Living Skills
Rosander, Gerald A. – American School Board Journal, 1987
Discussion of Juvenile Court Schools in San Diego County focuses on institutional schools that provide academic instruction in an incarceration setting and community schools that bridge institutional and public schools and provide education, vocational and career guidance, familiarization with community organizations, and increased self-esteem…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Community Schools, Delinquency, Delinquent Rehabilitation
Lieberman, Myron – American School Board Journal, 1981
The Lucia Mar (California) school system turned to a high school industrial arts class when no money could be found to construct a needed administration building. The project provided a new building, at half the cost of conventional construction, and valuable job training for many secondary students. (Author/WD)
Descriptors: Construction (Process), Educational Facilities, Experiential Learning, Field Experience Programs