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employer surveys in Georgia, show that those who try apprenticeships like them. Apprenticeships can provide a way for ed-ucational institutions to meet the need for skilled workers and improve educational outcomes with no capital expenditure and minimal instructional costs. Content for Endnotes 1 The OECD’s “Learning for Jobs” report is available from www.oecd.org/edu/learningforjobs . 2 Bishop, J. H., and Mane, R. (2004). “The Impacts of Career-technical Education on High School Labor Market Success.” Economics of Education Review , 23, 381-402. 3 Information on registered apprentices was provided by Michael Trupo, Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, in a personal communication dated September 22, 2010. 4 A full list of occupations for which apprentice programs have been approved is available from www.iowaworkforce.org/ apprenticeship/apprenticeableoccupations.pdf . 5 The information presented here is summarized from a Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Web site www.dwd. state.wi.us/youthapprenticeship/history.htm . 6 Information on Georgia’s Youth Apprenticeship program was provided by Dwayne Hobbs, Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education, Georgia Department of Education, in a personal communication dated October 12, 2010. 7 Silverberg, M., Bergeron, J., Haimson, J., and Nagatoshi, C. (1996). “Facing the Challenge of Change: Experiences and Lessons of the School-to-Work/Youth Apprenticeship Demonstration” (Final Report). Princeton, N.J.: Mathematica Policy Research. 8 Aspen Institute. (2009). “Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Programs: Results from a National Survey”. Washington, D.C.: Author. 9 The Urban Institute. (2009). “The Benefits and Challenges of Registered Apprenticeships: The Sponsors’ Perspective.” Washington, D.C.: Author. Morgan V. Lewis, Ph.D., is retired from Ohio State University and serving as a consultant to the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education at the University of Louisville. He can be contacted at mvlewis13@gmail.com. James R. Stone III, Ed.D. is the director of the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education at the University of Louisville. He can be contacted at james.stone@nrccte.org. Accurate SUCCESS Authoritative Dynamic Choose , the best products for Career and Technical Education Goodheart-Willcox Publisher www.g-w.com • 800.323.0440 March 2011 Techniques www.acteonline.org 21

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