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Career and Technical Education's Role in Dropout Prevention and Recovery (2007)
This issue brief will explore the critical role that career and technical education (CTE) plays in dropout prevention and recovery. High quality career and technical education can help more students persist in and complete high school by preparing them for the postsecondary education and training that will be critical to future economic successes; by increasing student engagement; by building positive relationships; and by providing innovative delivery methods. Includes vignettes of programs or schools in Midwest City, Oklahoma; Miami, Florida; and Cincinnati, Ohio. --Retrieved Nov. 2007
Vulnerable Youth: Background and Policies (April, 2007)
This report first provides an overview of the youth population and the increasing complexity of transitioning to adulthood for all adolescents. It also provides a separate discussion of the concept of disconnectedness, as well as the protective factors youth can develop during childhood and adolescence that can mitigate poor outcomes. Further, the report describes the evolution of federal youth policy, focusing on three time periods, and provides a brief overview of current federal programs targeted at vulnerable youth. The report then discusses the challenges of coordinating federal programs for youth, as well as federal legislation and initiatives that promote coordination among federal agencies and support programs with a positive youth development focus. Order Code RL33975. Author: Adrienne L. Fernandes. April 24, 2007. Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress.
Letter to Assistant Secretary DeRocco - Oct. 2004
NYEC's letter to Assistant Secretary Emily DeRocco regarding DOL's vision for youth services 10/13/04
Response to White House Task Force on Disadvantaged Youth Final Report - March 2004
NYEC's response to the White House Task Force on Disadvantaged Youth's Final Report 03/30/2004
Sign-on letter regarding trying youth as adults - Nov. 2003
National sign-on letter opposting legislation allowing younger youth being tried as adults 11/14/2003
Letter on Appropriations for Juvenile Justice Programs - August 2003
Sign-on letter regarding appropriaitons for juvenile justice programs. 08/14/2003
NYEC Letter to White House Task Force on Disadvantaged Youth - Jan. 2003
NYEC's letter comments to the White House Task Force on Disadvantaged Youth. 01/31/2003
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