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College and career ready in the 21st century : making high school matter

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Teachers College Press, New York, p.215 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LC1045 .S745 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9665359

Keywords:

High schools--United States, Technical education--United States, Vocational education--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Rhetoric and meaningful high school reform : The rhetoric ; More is not better, it may be worse ; A career-focused approach to making high school matter -- College and career ready for the 21st century : Defining college and career ready ; Signaling the labor market ; Academic skills needed to be college and career ready ; Multiple pathways, multiple ways of winning ; How other nations prepare their youth ; Career guidance: the missing link -- Student engagement: the necessary condition : High-stakes testing ; CTE and high school graduation ; International comparisons -- Developing the skills required in the workplace : The power of contextualized learning ; Why is integration so rare? ; School-level approaches to curriculum integration ; Theory-driven approaches to curriculum integration ; Core principles ; Two underutilized pedagogies -- Transitioning to successful adulthood : Previous efforts to link secondary CTE and postsecondary education ; Earning postsecondary credits while in high school ; Current research on programs of study -- Jobs and earnings: credentials matter : Middle-skill occupations ; The impact of CTE on earnings ; An alternative to the dropout track -- Building the system and delivering the curriculum : Building a career and college system ; Is this future possible? ; Delivering a career and college curriculum.

Publication Language:

eng