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Career Academies: Partnerships for Reconstructing American High Schools

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Career Academies: Partnerships for Reconstructing American High Schools

David Stern, Marilyn Raby, Charles Dayton

ISBN: 978-1-555-42488-6 October 1992 Jossey-Bass 216 Pages

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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
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