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Career Academies could improve labor market outcomes for students

By Hicbd
Thu Nov 15 2012 8:27 am

Career Academies restructure large high schools into small learning communities around career themes, follow rigorous curricula that include academic and career-oriented courses, and offer opportunities to participate in work-based learning activities. For disconnected youth, 18-24 years old not engaged in school or work, Career Academies, could be used and evaluated for effectiveness.

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http://www.mdrc.org/question/do-career-academies-improve-labor-market-outcomes-students
http://www.ncacinc.com/
http://evidencebasedprograms.org/wordpress/1366/career-academies/

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Categories:
Poverty Education Workforce Development Unemployment Disconnected Youth Schools U.S. Education

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