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2015

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The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship, Timothy Bartik, Marta Lachowska Jan 2015

The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship, Timothy Bartik, Marta Lachowska

Timothy J. Bartik

No abstract provided.


The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship, Timothy Bartik, Marta Lachowska Jan 2015

The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship, Timothy Bartik, Marta Lachowska

Marta Lachowska

No abstract provided.


In Their Own Words: Student Perspectives On School-To-Work Opportunities, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

In Their Own Words: Student Perspectives On School-To-Work Opportunities, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

Focus group interviews were held with approximately 60 of the several hundred high school students who are participating in school-to-work transition programs offered through the Kalamazoo County (Michigan) Education for Employment (EFE) consortium, The 10 focus groups held involved 5-8 students each and were distributed across program types as follows: 3 school-based programs; 4 worksite-based classroom programs; 1 workforce entry; 1business/industry worksite trainIng; and 1 apprenticeship. The students were quite satisfied with their EFE program and credited it with helping them do the following: learn more effectively; formulate and work toward post secondary education plans; formulate career interests; acquire ...