Article examining the effects of the federal No Child Left Behind Act on vocatio
Article examining the effects of the federal No Child Left Behind Act on vocational education in Maine, noting that an increased emphasis on quantifiable academics may overshadow hands-on learning. Even without the impact of No Child Left Behind, state vocational programs are feeling a pinch for a number of reasons, primarily declining enrollments. With a focus on comments by John Stivers, Maine's curriculum development coordinator for career and technical education; Lynwood Turcotte, founder of the Skowhegan Regional Vocational Center; and Diane Bauby from Portland Arts and Technology High School.
Education Aims and results, No Child Left Behind Act, Vocational education
Irvine, Alex, "Article examining the effects of the federal No Child Left Behind Act on vocatio" (2004). Maine News Index – Portland Phoenix. 1518.