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Teddlie, Jessie; And Others – 1993
A study evaluated previously funded vocational/applied technology programs to provide marketable skills to single parents, displaced homemakers, and single pregnant women throughout Texas. Program assessment questionnaires were sent to the program directors, administrators, high school principals, counselors, and program advisory committee members…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Advisory Committees, Counselor Attitudes, Demography
McCaslin, N. L.; Headley, W. Scot – 1993
A national study examined the system of performance measures and standards that had been approved in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands in response to the 1990 Perkins Act. Descriptive survey and content analysis research methods were used to develop summary sheets categorizing the types of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Legislation, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
Fadale, LaVerna M.; Zhao, Peisheng – 1992
As required by the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act of 1990 (VATEA), a project was undertaken to develop an accountability system for New York State equity programs funded under sections 221 and 222 of the VATEA. This document profiles the resulting accountability system and serves as a guide for program staff…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Community Colleges, Data Collection
Feickert, Joan Davis; And Others – 1993
A study evaluated the use of the request for proposal (RFP) process as a method of distributing federal vocational education and job training funds in Minnesota. Thirty-seven employees of Minnesota technical colleges, community-based organizations, service delivery areas, and state agencies who had actually prepared proposals requesting Job…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Employee Attitudes, Federal Aid, Grants
Lovelace, Bill E.; Teddlie, Jessie – 1993
A study examined the extent to which Texas vocational/applied technology programs and statewide and regional services and activities designed to eliminate sex bias and stereotyping are meeting students' needs. Questionnaires were sent to the directors/coordinators of 21 funded sex equity programs, administrators of career and technology education…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Career Education, Consortia, Counselor Attitudes
Grubb, W. Norton; Stasz, Cathy – 1992
This paper outlines the issues involved in an assessment of the extent and success of the integration of academic and vocational education. It develops questions that could be addressed to state and local education officials to assess the effects of the 1990 amendments to the Carl Perkins Act on both state policies and local practices. Section I…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Classroom Techniques, Compliance (Legal), Educational Change
Michigan State Council on Vocational Education, Lansing. – 1995
The vocational education programs offered in Michigan's juvenile corrections institutions were reviewed. Information was collected from the following sources: review of student outcomes; student and teacher surveys; and team reviews and surveys of students at two residential training schools for juveniles (Maxley and Adrian training schools); site…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Comparative Analysis, Correctional Education, Criminals
Texas State Council on Vocational Education, Austin. – 1993
In a study of integration of vocational and academic education in Texas, administrators of a stratified random sample of 112 school districts in the state were surveyed, and 65% responded. Steps toward integration were being taken in 84% of the districts; however, only four districts have implemented integration plans described as comprehensive.…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Administrator Attitudes, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy