Publication Date

May 1989


"Occupationally specific vocational training pays off for disadvantaged students, but only if graduates work in the jobs they were trained for. Implication: Vocational educators must help make sure that the skills they teach are used."


Suggested Citation
Bishop, J. (1989). Making vocational education more effective for at-risk youth [Electronic version]. Vocational Education Journal, 64(4), 14-19.

Required Publisher Statement
Published version reprinted with special permission from Techniques magazine, May 2006, (c) ACTE, all rights reserved.
The Association for Career and Technical Education is the national professional association for the field of career and technical education. Now in its 80th year, ACTE's membership numbers more than 30,000 teachers, counselors and administrators at the middle school, high school and postsecondary levels.