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Duncan, Janine – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
In 2002, the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) published "New Designs for Career and Technical Education at the Secondary and Postsecondary Levels," in which Copa and Wolff (2002) proposed that the mission of Career and Technical Education (CTE) is "to serve individuals and the nation through…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Family Life Education, Consumer Education, Occupational Clusters
American Vocational Association, Alexandria, VA. – 1998
This document is intended to serve as an easy-to-use reference to the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998. The document begins with an historical overview of vocational education policy and legislation for the years 1917-1998. Presented next is an analysis of the differences between the 1990 and 1998 Perkins acts. The…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Wirt, John G.; And Others – 1989
The National Assessment of Vocational Education (NAVE) evaluated and described the vocational education services delivered to special populations under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act, the effects of the act in modernizing the vocational education system, the impact of vocational education on academic skills and employment…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Disadvantaged Youth
Muraskin, Lana D. – 1989
The National Assessment of Vocational Education (NAVE) examined how the federal law was implemented and federal funds were distributed under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984. Data were reported on targeting of resources among and within states and on the uses of federal funds, and implications were drawn from the findings. The…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Disadvantaged Youth
Barnow, Burt S.; Aron, Laudan Y. – 1989
This paper provides an overview of federally sponsored training programs. For the major programs identified, it discusses the level of federal support, the eligibility requirements for the program, the characteristics of the participants, and the types of training provided. An important issue for this study is the definition of training; the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Disadvantaged, Educational Practices
Barnhardt, Larry; And Others – 1989
This document reports the accomplishments of state councils on vocational education over the past 4 years as they carried out their responsibilities set by the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984. It contains an introduction; three sections on findings, on the councils' work on policy issues, and on the councils' function as friendly…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Legal Responsibility, Planning Commissions, Policy Formation
Hoachlander, E. Gareth – 1989
Obtaining accurate, comprehensive data for vocational education has been one of the more elusive objectives of federal policy. Given the long history of unsuccessful attempts to improve the quality and scope of data on vocational education, it is important to understand the lessons of the past before embarking on a new data collection effort…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Policy Formation
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1989
In preparation for 1989 reauthorization hearings, the General Accounting Office (GAO) examined how well the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984 is being implemented. The GAO reviewed the vocational education activities in six socioeconomically diverse states, visiting 20 vocational education institutions and observing 70 local…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Economically Disadvantaged
Ropp, Gordon; And Others – 1989
The Illinois Council on Vocational Education (ICOVE) has tried to influence educational policy in recent years. Members of the council met with the chief executive officers of the three educational boards in Illinois to discuss issues and pending policies paramount within the educational arena. ICOVE also met with members of the various education…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs
Lewis, Morgan V.; And Others – 1987
A study examined the extent of joint planning and coordination between vocational education and private sector Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) programs during 1986. Data were collected from the following sources: mail surveys of staff in the state agencies responsible for administering the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act and JTPA (72…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Educational Cooperation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1986
This compilation is intended to assist the general public in gaining a further understanding of the work of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources to provide legislative assistance to Americans who are economically disadvantaged or structurally unemployed. The texts of the following pieces of federal legislation are included: the Job Training…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Dislocated Workers, Economically Disadvantaged
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1984
This document is a report of the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources on the Vocational Education Act of 1984 (S. 2341). The report is organized in nine sections. The first three sections introduce the bill, provide background information on its intent and on the legislation that it was designed to replace (the Vocational Education…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Educational Finance
Cusick, Theresa; Wolfe, Leslie R. – 1985
This paper presents an analysis of the sex equity provisions of Public Law 98-524, the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984. It is intended to assist parents, students, educators, and activists to ensure that the provisions of the Act are fully implemented throughout the country. The two major purposes of the new vocational education…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Civil Rights Legislation, Disadvantaged, Educational Finance
South Carolina State Council on Vocational and Technical Education, Columbia. – 1988
After analyzing the needs of special student populations in vocational and technical education in South Carolina, private sector involvement in vocational and technical education, and the distribution of funds for secondary and postsecondary vocational education in the state, the South Carolina Council on Vocational and Technical Education…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Educational Policy, Financial Support, Individual Needs
Lopez-Valadez, Jeanne – 1988
Limited English proficient (LEP) persons comprise a significant and growing portion of the population of the United States. Although these people with their language, culture, and strong work ethic represent a valuable human resource for this country's future productivity, LEP persons are grossly underrepresented in vocational and educational…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Bilingual Education, Educational Finance
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