Career Academies Serving At-Risk Students in Large Urban Districts

Career Academies Serving At-Risk Students in Large Urban Districts

May 2013

This presentation made at AERA 2013 in San Francisco addressed preliminary findings from a longitudinal study, currently in its final federally funded year, that estimates the impact of career academies on student achievement by comparing outcomes between POS students and well-matched comparison groups in three large urban districts. The presentation addressed achievement results encompassing the full four years of high school, including academic and CTE GPAs, credits earned, dual credit participation, and graduation.

Castellano, M., Sundell, K., & Overman, L. (2013, May). Career academies serving at-risk students in large urban districts. Presentation made at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.