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High School Career Academies: A Pathway To Education Reform In Urban School Districts?, Nan L. Maxwell, Victor Rubin Jan 2000

High School Career Academies: A Pathway To Education Reform In Urban School Districts?, Nan L. Maxwell, Victor Rubin

Upjohn Press

Maxwell and Rubin examine the capacity of career academies to address academic reform in terms of increased education and workplace skills. They accomplish this on two levels. First, they assess academies' development and implementation within an urban school district. Then they assess academies' potential to promote postsecondary success among academy students as compared to nonacademy students. Their findings will help educators and policymakers better understand the strengths and limitations of this method of reform.