Improving School-to-Work Transitions

Improving School-to-Work Transitions

by David Neumark (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780871546425
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 01/28/2007
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

DAVID NEUMARK is professor of economics at the University of California, Irvine, senior fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, research associate at the NBER, and research fellow at IZA.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Chapter 1 Improving School-to-Work Transitions: Introduction (Neumark) Chapter 2 Transitions to Work for Racial, Ethnic, and Immigrant Groups (Reed, et al.) Chapter 3 Participation in Career and Technical Education and School-to-Work in American High Schools (Stone and Aliaga) Chapter 4 Do School-to-Work Programs Help the "Forgotten Half"? (Neumark and Rothstein) Chapter 5 Learning by Doing Career Academies (Stern, et al.) Chapter 6 The National Academy Foundation's Career Academies: Shaping Postsecondary Transitions (Orr, et al.) Chapter 7 Labor-Market Linkages Among Two-Year College Faculty and Their Impact on Student Perceptions, Effort, and College Persistence (Person and Rosenbaum) Chapter 8 Smoothing the Transition from School to Work: Building Job Skills for a Local Labor Market (Maxwell)

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