ERIC Number: ED360541
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Dec
Investing in Youth: A Compilation of Recommended Policies and Practices. National Conference (New Orleans, Louisiana, December 9-11, 1992).
National Governors' Association, Washington, DC.; National Association of State Directors of Vocational Technical Education Consortium.; Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.
These proceedings include 13 "perspectives from the field" and 9 selected papers (with abstracts) from a national conference on recommended policies and practices for investing in youth. The 13 perspectives papers are as follows: "Saving the Next Generation" (Berlin); "Effective Strategies for Investing in Youth" (El-Amin); "Policies and Issues Concerning Youth at Risk" (Jones); "The Meaning of School Reform" (Mizell); "Community-Based Efforts and Youth Development Policy: An Effective Partnership for Latino Youth" (Perez); "From Deterrence to Development: Toward a National Youth Policy" (Pittman); "Investing in Our Youth" (Slobig); "What We Can Do for Our Youth" (Walker, Bailin); "Building a System of Effective Programs for In-school At-risk Youth and Dropout Youth" (Wuest);"What Are Effective Strategies for Investing in Youth?" (Burton); "How to Get Young People Interested in School and Careers" (Cavaness); "Youth Investment: Progressive Empowerment for Change" (Dimopoulos); and "What Should the Government Be Doing to Better Serve Our Youth?" (Johnson). The following papers (preceded by abstracts) are also included: "Improving the Performance and Coordination of Workforce Preparation Programs for Youth through the Integration of Federal-State Performance Standards Systems" (Baj, Sheets, Trott); "Casting a Wide Net: Providing Two-Generational Services to Teen Mothers and Their Children in Portland, Oregon" (Blank, Bromel); "A State Policy Intervention to Create a Collaborative Children and Family Services System" (Fields et al.); "Education that Works: Creating Career Pathways for New York State Youth, Summary of Final Report" (Gillette); "Developing Statewide Systems of Youth Apprenticeships as a Mechanism to Restructure Secondary Schooling" (Harris); "The Youth Apprenticeship Option: A Status Report on the Development of State Systems" (Kazis, Niles); "Pennsylvania Education: Welfare Collaboration Model for Successful Teen Parent Programs" (Lawer, Cromley); "Developing Standards and Measures of Performance for Vocational Education Using the Resources of V-TECS [Vocational-Technical Education Consortium of States] and Other Related Organizations" (McCage, Hattaway); and "Toward a Universal Job Opportunity Grant and Loan for Education and Training" (Zuckerman). (MN)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Community Action, Coordination, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Programs, Early Parenthood, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Family Programs, Federal State Relationship, Government School Relationship, Grants, High Risk Students, Hispanic Americans, Intergenerational Programs, Job Training, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Improvement, Secondary Education, Statewide Planning, Student Motivation, Vocational Education, Youth Employment, Youth Opportunities, Youth Programs
National Governors' Association, 444 North Capitol Street, Washington, DC 20001-1572.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Governors' Association, Washington, DC.; National Association of State Directors of Vocational Technical Education Consortium.; Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: New York; Pennsylvania