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Today, school-to-work programs are operating in every state in the union. A recent employer survey found that 25 percent of U.S. businesses are now involved in school-to-work partnerships.



School-to-Work: Connecting Schools and Career Decision-Making
Read about The School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994 -- four years later. Included: Descriptions of a handful of exemplary school-to-work programs across the grades!

Florida Meets the School-To-Work Challenge
The School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994 made funds available so that states could establish their own school-to-work programs. As a result, hundreds of programs have been developed nationwide. Read about one state's response and learn how a fully implemented school-to-work program might progress from elementary through high school.

School to Work
This is a comprehensive site on the subject of the School To Work initiative and includes facts, student, educator and teacher perspectives, legislative information and resources.

Administration Archives:

School To Work Archive


STW Conference- Let's Celebrate, Motivate and Shape the Future!
October 10-13, 2000 Washington, DC Leaders in education, business and organized labor, decision makers, community representatives, parents and students will come together to celebrate six years of School-to-Work successes and look toward the future. Delegates will share best practices, network and converse with key leaders

School-to-Work News

National School-to-Work Learning Center

What is STW? -General School-to-Work Information
Background information and legislation pertaining to school-to-work from the National School-to-Work Learning Center.

School To Career
To enhance educator effectiveness in teaching workplace skills through access to current educational and workplace information.

School-to-Work Initiatives by state
Database search page for information on School-to-Work Initiatives in the states and territories.

National Center for Research in Vocational Education (NCRVE)
The nation's largest center for research and development in work-related education. School-to-Work resources are extensive. Site includes a search feature.

Office of Vocational and Adult Education
The Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) supports a wide range of programs and activities that help young people and adults obtain the knowledge and skills they need for successful careers and productive lives.

School-to-Work Intermediary Project
Staffed organizations that connect schools with workplaces and other community resources to improve young people's academic and career-related learning experiences.

Welcome to FutureScan, the first interactive career guide for teenagers on the World Wide Web.

Bridges from School to Work
(Marriott Foundation) Bridges works with young people exiting special education, and with local employers, to develop mutually beneficial job placements. A stepping stone for employer and youth, the program facilitates an employer/employee relationship in which the needs of each are met.

School-to-Work Outreach Project
The School-to-Work Outreach Project (STWOP) was a nationwide, three year project funded by the U.S. Department of Education to improve school-to-work activities including students with disabilities by identifying and sharing school-to-work models/practices/strategies that work, encouraging others to adopt or replicate those models.

All Means All School-to-Work
The purpose of this project is to recognize and celebrate the efforts of local school-to-work partners across the country who are committed to doing "whatever it takes" to ensure access to and choice by all learners within their local school-to-work system.

School-to-Work Transition
Located in the Pathways to School Improvement website (a product of the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory). This link within their site includes information, contacts and resources on a variety of "Critical Issues" in school-to-work transition.