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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
AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects more than 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet our country‚??s critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment.
Job Corps
A Job Corps center is a great place to complete an education, learn a marketable trade, make lifetime friends and graduate with a good job in hand.
Jobs for America's Graduates
Jobs for America's Graduates, or JAG, is a school-to-career program implemented in 1,000 highschools, alternative schools, community colleges, and middle schools across the country.
Junior Achievement
Junior Achievement uses hands-on experiences to help young people understand the economics of life.
National 4-H Council
Building a world in which youth and adults learn, grow, and work together as catalysts for positive change.
National Association of Service and Conservation Corps
NASCC is the leader of the national corps community promoting growth, quality, and sustainability of corps. NASCC's vision is for well-funded, high-quality corps serving every community.
National Council of La Raza
National Councile of La Raza is the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the U.S and works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans.
National Guard Youth ChalleNGe
The National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program targets participants who are unemployed, drug-free and law-free high-school dropouts, 16 to 18 years of age.
National Urban League
The Urban League is the nation's oldest and largest community- based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream.
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