Expiration of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act and of the Adult Education Act in 1995 makes it necessary to consider federal priorities in work-related education and training. This statement, prepared by NCRVE and based on NCRVE research and collaboration with schools, colleges, and other agencies since 1988, proposes a consistent set of principles that can serve as a framework for new federal legislation. This report is intended to be useful to a wide audience, including education policymakers and practitioners, elected officials, and members of State and Federal organizations.
MDS-900 / March 1995
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