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continuation school:

see vocational educationvocational education,
training designed to advance individuals' general proficiency, especially in relation to their present or future occupations. The term does not normally include training for the professions.
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This certainly breaks the stereotype of a continuation school," Principal Connie Dunn said.
Tate's decision to allow holders of state scholarships (they had been recently re-introduced) to take their scholarships up at the Continuation School was correctly perceived by the Argus as 'the first step towards secondary education by the state in Victoria'.
He says the continuation school students consistently out-perform the best and brightest private school students in mock trials.
BURBANK - A ``buddy system'' matching teachers and students and an agriculture program that helps teens learn life skills earned Monterey High honors Thursday as one of the state's top continuation schools.
Bowman High School, a continuation school for juniors and seniors, had an API score of 476 last year.
But at the continuation school, classwork was handled differently and getting it done was up to him.
Seventeen-year-olds Vanessa Penuela, left, and Sara Ramos are working for their degrees at Will Rogers Continuation School.
The experiment gained national recognition when the 1918 Fisher Education Act made provision for school leavers to attend day continuation schools for vocational training.
Continuation schools are, however, more racially and ethnically concentrated than the state's traditional comprehensive high schools.
The district has created a Web site designed to "highlight alternative ways of earning a diploma and describes the district's many continuation schools and community college programs.
The plan is to place all of the district's alternatives to traditional high school, including continuation schools, schools for pregnant students and schools for independent study under the division that runs the adult and continuing education schools.