Quality Inputs to Career Technical Education and Affected Labor Outcomes
Barsaloux, Kevin C
Thompson, Jeffrey P
Current evaluations of career technical education (CTE) programs seeking to assess labor outcomes for individuals are missing a generalizable model of program quality. Studies either focus on differences between CTE participants and those who do not participate or on specific, non-generalizable program effects. Using broad quality measures developed in a paper published by the Metropolitan Policy Center at Brookings as well as ACS and CPS survey data, this study seeks to assess whether the established program quality metrics used by Brookings hold for CTE programs and hold when applied to a broad population study.
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