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Document Number: 2478

School-to-Work: Making a Difference in Education - This comprehensive review of research on school-to-work initiatives nationwide shows that participation in these initiatives supports students' academic achievement, career preparation and general development. Studies of teachers and employers participating in school-to-work show that they are largely enthusiastic about it. The creation of new partnerships between educators and businesses has been a particularly successful aspect of school-to-work initiatives. (K. Hughes, T. Bailey, M. Mechur, Institute on Education and the Economy, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2001)...

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