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Shaviro, Charles; Gallagher, Laird; Dvorkin, Eli – Center for an Urban Future, 2020
Part of our ongoing research on how to create a more inclusive economy in NYC, this data brief shows that CUNY has made crucial progress in producing STEM grads. Tapping this talent pool, and making further gains in the years ahead, will be key to closing the opportunity gap for tech careers. [Funding for this report was provided by BNY Mellon.]
Descriptors: Urban Universities, College Graduates, STEM Education, Tech Prep
EDUCAUSE, 2015
The academic model of this charter high school for boys in Rochester, New York has four pillars: 1) strong relationships, 2) personalized year-round academics, 3) character education, and 4) career preparation. The two-page grantee profiles from Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) provide factual information about the secondary school and…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Year Round Schools, Single Sex Schools, Urban Schools
Rosen, Rachel; Byndloss, D. Crystal; Parise, Leigh; Alterman, Emma; Dixon, Michelle – MDRC, 2020
The New York City P-TECH Grades 9-14 schools represent an education model that ties together the secondary, higher education, and workforce systems as a way to improve outcomes in both domains. The distinguishing feature of the P-TECH 9-14 model, as it is referred to in this report, is a partnership between a high school, a local community…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High Schools, Community Colleges, College School Cooperation
Rosen, Rachel; Byndloss, D. Crystal; Parise, Leigh; Alterman, Emma; Dixon, Michelle – MDRC, 2020
This is the executive summary for the report, "Bridging the School-to-Work Divide: Interim Implementation and Impact Findings from New York City's P-TECH 9-14 Schools." This study offers initial impact and implementation findings from the first rigorous evaluation of the model, evaluating the first seven P-TECH 9-14 schools that opened…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High Schools, Community Colleges, College School Cooperation
Granovskiy, Boris – Congressional Research Service, 2016
The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV; P.L. 109-270) is the most recent federal law supporting career and technical education (CTE) services offered within the states at the secondary and postsecondary education levels. CTE, which has historically been known as vocational education, comprises organized…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Secondary Education
Olmedo, Carlos; Ward, Peter M. – Texas Education Research Center, 2018
This study assesses the human capital development and wage performance of low-income students from geographically isolated and substandard housing settlements known as colonias. The research follows Texas high school students from the classroom to employment over a span of two decades and, specifically, tracks the three border regions where most…
Descriptors: High School Students, Low Income Students, Outcomes of Education, Education Work Relationship
Cain, H. Jason – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Although dual enrollment and other programs that allow high school students to earn college credit are viable and beneficial, articulation is not being extensively utilized. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine the articulation policy and its implementation between Alabama's high schools and two-year colleges. It was expected that…
Descriptors: Tech Prep, Public Schools, Two Year Colleges, Articulation (Education)
Williams, Charles Jerry, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The willingness to work and a high school diploma were once all that was needed to start one's career. The problem is that on the twentieth anniversary of the reports by the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS), high school graduates may still lack what business and education leaders require for success in entry-level…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Disadvantaged Schools, Career Readiness, Work Experience
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Kim, JoHyun – College Student Journal, 2014
This study examined the relationship of tech prep and dual credit to college readiness in reading, writing, and math and retention, measured as total college-level credit hours earned. A sample of 612 high school graduates who enrolled in a community college in two consortia, one in Florida (<i>n</i> = 339) and the other in Oregon…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Academic Persistence, Tech Prep, Reading Achievement
Stark Education Partnership, 2011
This document represents the findings of the Greater Akron and Canton Regional Chambers of Commerce under an Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and Ohio Department of Development Graduate Retention Initiative (GRI) Planning Grant. The document also includes a proposal for the implementation phase of the initiative with a geographic scope…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Brain Drain, Labor Force Development, State Programs
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Stipanovic, Natalie; Lewis, Morgan V.; Stringfield, Sam – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2012
This article provides a broad overview of the history of career-focused education in the United States and the reauthorization of the federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006. The Perkins act required that the recipients of its funding offer at least one program of study, and this reauthorization included four…
Descriptors: Tech Prep, Longitudinal Studies, Educational Change, Educational History
Meyer, Bruce A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine a Tech Prep Program located in Northwest Ohio and determine the degree to which college credits earned in high school through the Tech Prep and PSEO Programs predict college success and if there were any significant gender/race differences in credits earned and college success as well as high school…
Descriptors: College Credits, Tech Prep, Dual Enrollment, Postsecondary Education
Gaines, Michael L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study examined the unique partnership between Midwest Community College and Urban Public Schools' Urban Career Technical High School. The Urban Technical High School (UTHS) is designed to provide students interested in Tech Prep education a clear pathway from high school to college. Through collaboration, services were provided to assist high…
Descriptors: College Credits, Tech Prep, Urban Schools, High Schools
Oregon Department of Education, 2011
Young people are entering college at increasingly higher rates, yet many are under-prepared for the academic challenges they encounter. Educators and policy makers are calling for increased educational opportunities that prepare all students for the rigors of postsecondary education. Accelerated learning opportunities foster smoother and more…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), College Credits, Dual Enrollment, Educational Trends
Albrecht, Bryan D. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to determine what opinions Gateway Technical College instructors had toward secondary and postsecondary program alignment. Student transition is critical to supporting the mission and vision of Gateway Technical College. The impetus for this study was twofold. First, the quality improvement process established at…
Descriptors: Tech Prep, Technical Institutes, Education Work Relationship, Focus Groups
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