Improving school-to-work transitions



Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 294 Downloads: 86
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Subjects:

  • Career education -- United States.,
  • School-to-work transition -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid Neumark, editor.
ContributionsNeumark, David.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC1037.5 .I477 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 294 p. :
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17923394M
ISBN 109780871546425
LC Control Number2006027801

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At this critical juncture in education reform, Improving School-To-Work Transitions, edited by David Neumark, weighs the successes and failures of the ’90s-era school-to-work initiatives, and assesses how high schools, colleges, and government can help youths make a smoother transition into stable, well-paying employment.

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Alexandra Bibbee, "Improving School-to-work Transitions in New Zealand," OECD Economics Department Working PapersOECD Publishing. Handle: RePEc:oec:ecoaaaen DOI: /5k40d6bhl-en. The career academy model—a school-within-a-school, career-focused high school program of study, often with related work experience—has spread rapidly throughout the United States in the last 20 years, in large part because educators and policymakers believe it to be a promising approach for encouraging better academic achievement and facilitating students’ transition to college and by: Improving school-to-work transitions; Transitions to work for racial, ethnic, and immigrant groups; Participation in career and technical education and school-to-work in American high schools; Do school-to-work programs help the "forgotten half".

Learning by doing career academies. The measurement of the school-to-work transition has been advanced by recent work. The Thematic Report treats it as a national attribute, measured by the number of years between the highest age of compulsory full-time education and the age at which the proportion of young people who are employed and not in education rises past 50 per cent.

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Improving School-to-Work Transition of American Adolescents. Jukka Vuori is a Research Professor at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health.

His main interests are the sources and consequences of occupational stressors and coping during the major transitional phases of work life course, such as the school to work transition, job loss and re-employment and the retirement transition.

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