The impact of a career and technology education program

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Author: Chumbley, Steven Boot


There continues to be a shortage of qualified graduates for agriculture jobs within the United States. One reason for this shortage is the decline in student enrollment in colleges of agriculture. One tool that can increase college preparation for future graduates and help students succeed is the agriculture dual-enrollment program. Dual enrollment allows high-school students to take courses while dually enrolled in a corresponding college course. The program was found to have a positive impact on students taking more rigorous courses and gaining in-depth knowledge of agriculture....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Secondary education; Students; Pathways; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Enrolment; Training program

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: London, England: Sage, 2016

Physical description: 9 p.

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Journal title: SAGE open

Journal volume: 6

Journal number: 4

Journal date: October-December 2016

ISSN: 2158-2440

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Rights: This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Call number: TD/TNC 129.413

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