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Sipe, Cynthia L.; And Others – 1988
The Summer Training and Education Program (STEP) was developed in 1984 as a strategy for reducing the number of young people who leave school without the skills and motivation necessary for productive employment. The STEP intervention involves collaboration between the public schools and the federal Summer Youth Employment and Training Program…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Demography
Farrar, Eleanor; Cipollone, Anthony – 1988
This paper examines the success of the Boston (Massachusetts) Compact's business and public education agreements over the years 1985 through 1987. The Compact began in 1982 as a citywide public school improvement program. Business, university, and trade union leaders agreed to establish and meet measurable admission and hiring goals to increase…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Cooperative Programs, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Programs