Working to Learn: The Effect of Vocational Education on Working Class Student Engagement

Gray, Julie Ann

Increasingly, districts are phasing out vocational education programs as the emphasis on standardized testing and measurable academic skills becomes stronger. Yet, these programs often fill an educational void for working class students, teaching them a specific, applicable skill set and locating their culture and knowledge within the institution of the school. This study explores how vocational e... read more

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Vocational education
Working class
Somerville (Mass.)
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