Career Academies: Partnerships for Reconstructing American High Schools / Edition 1

Career Academies: Partnerships for Reconstructing American High Schools / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
1555424880
ISBN-13:
9781555424886
Pub. Date:
10/12/1992
Publisher:
Wiley

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Career Academies: Partnerships for Reconstructing American High Schools / Edition 1

Provides step-by-step guidance for setting up career academies. Offers advice on staffing, budgeting, student selection, parent involvement, and how to build effective school-business partnerships

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555424886
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/12/1992
Series: Education-Higher Education Series
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.43(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: New Directions for High Schools
1. High School: Demand for a New Design
2. The Career Academy Model
3. Evolution of the Academy Movement
4. Evaluating the Academies
Part Two: Creating a Career Academy
5. Procedures, Problems, and Principles
6. Forging Partnerships Between Schools and Employers
7. Building on Local Strengths: Examples from Four Districts
Part Three: The Future
8. Academies and the Reconstruction of American High Schools

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