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Tables of Contents for School-To-Work
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
About the Authors
vi
 
Preface and Acknowledgments
xi
 
Introduction
1
6
Part I: The Changes Needed To Integrate Work and School
Changing School so that All Children Acquire Workplace Know-How
7
28
The Problem: Falling Earnings
7
2
The Struggle to Change
9
12
Standards and SCANS
17
4
Curriculum: The What
21
11
Learning in Context: The ``How''
32
3
Integrating Students' Work Experience: Learning-Rich Work
35
20
The Convergence of School and Work
36
5
The Places Where Youngsters Work
41
6
Youth Apprenticeship
44
3
Motivating the Actors
47
4
On-the-Job Pedagogy: Inventing Learning-Rich Tasks
51
4
Making Informed Decisions
55
12
Portable Standards
57
4
Tests, Assessment, and Certification
61
2
Choices, Not Tracks
63
2
Counsel for the Big Decision, and for the Little Ones
65
2
The Future: A Vision of School-to-Work on the Information Highway
67
10
A Possible STW World in 2005
67
6
Will the Information Highway Be Ready?
73
4
Part II: Promising Practices
77
158
Promising Practices: Introduction
79
2
School-Based Practices
81
56
Introduction
81
1
Elementary and Middle Schools
82
18
Microsocieties
83
2
Entrepreneurial Projects
85
2
Media Publications
87
2
Construction and Manufacturing Enterprises
89
2
Workplace-Based Activities
91
2
Guiding Principles
93
7
High Schools
100
22
Philadelphia High School Academies, Inc.
100
11
Roosevelt Renaissance 2000
111
6
The Smokey House Project
117
5
Community Colleges
122
15
An Associate Degree in High-Performance Manufacturing
122
9
Montgomery College Tech Prep
131
6
Work-Based Practices
137
42
Introduction
137
2
Public Sector Summer Youth Employment Programs
139
17
Summer Beginnings National Demonstration Project
139
8
Maryland's Summer Youth Employment and Training Program
147
9
Private Sector
156
13
WorkPlus
156
7
McDonald's Youth Demonstration Project
163
6
Service-Learning
169
10
Maryland's Statewide Service-Learning Requirement
169
4
Magic Me, Incorporated
173
6
Integrated Practices
179
56
Introduction
179
1
Siemens-Lyman-Seminole
179
10
Partnership for Academic and Career Education (PACE)
189
12
ProTech Health Care
201
7
Boeing
208
5
Craftsmanship 2000
213
7
Broome County Youth Apprenticeship Program
220
4
Seattle/King County Youth Fair Chance Initiative
224
11
Part III: System Building
235
32
``Leading Edge'' State Systems
237
24
Introduction
237
2
Oregon
239
5
New Jersey
244
5
New York
249
5
Wisconsin
254
7
Conclusion: What Do We Know?
261
6
Part IV: School-to-Work Practitioner's Directory
267
12
School-to-Work Practitioner's Directory
269
10
Index
279