Texas perspectives on college and career readiness: an examination of CTE-supported endorsements in public high schools

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Author: Adamuti-Trache, Maria; Zhang, Yi Leaf; Barker, Staci L.


The Texas Legislature passed House Bill 5 in 2013 to adopt the Foundation High School Program, a new graduation program intended to support youth college and career readiness. Texan students entering grade 9 were guided to enroll in one or more endorsements with a specific curriculum designed to introduce them to [science, technology, engineering and mathematics] STEM, Business and Industry, Public Services, Arts and Humanities, or Multidisciplinary areas of study and future career pathways. This research was based on analysis of restricted-use Texas longitudinal administrative and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Equity; Vocational education and training; Youth; Secondary education

Keywords: Longitudinal data; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Transition from education and training to employment; Career exploration

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [Raleigh, North Carolina]: Association for Career and Technical Education Research, 2020

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Also called: Texas perspectives on college and career readiness: an examination of career and technical education supported endorsements in public high schools

Journal volume: 45

Journal number: 2

Journal date: September 2020

Pages: pp. 59-78

ISSN: 1554-754X (print), 1554-7558 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 142.459

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