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Integrated Academic And Vocational Instruction   

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Strategies for integrating academic and vocational instruction may include, but shall not be limited to:

1. Making academic courses more relevant to real life and workplace situations

2. Incorporating more academic skills into vocational courses

(cf. 6178 - Vocational Education)

3. Using both academic and vocational teachers to enhance academic content in vocational courses

4. Giving teachers opportunities to collaborate in aligning the content of their courses so as to demonstrate the relationship between various disciplines

5. Establishing sequences of courses related to various career paths

6. Creating schools within a school, magnet schools and/or career high schools

7. Developing career clusters and career majors that include a planned program of job training and work experiences

8. Establishing apprenticeships under the direction of a master craftsperson

9. Establishing effective linkages between elementary, secondary and postsecondary education


approved: June 25, 2002 Petaluma, California