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Retaining at-risk students in career and vocational education

Series or Serial: ERIC digest; no. 87

Publisher: The Ohio State University

Published At: Columbus, OH

Date Published: 1989

Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Center on Education and Training for Employment, The Ohio State University

Source Address: 1900 Kenny Road

Source City/State/Zip: Columbus Ohio 43210

Phone: 614-292-4353

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Vocational Education; At Risk Persons; Dropout Prevention

Abstract:
The digest lists the factors that place students at risk of dropping out, examines the characteristics of successful programs in career and vocational education for secondary at-risk students, and presents recommendations for enhancing teacher and program effectiveness to motivate at-risk youth.

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