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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.
It targeted high-risk students such as Sara Ramos, a student at Will Rogers Continuation School who seriously thought about dropping out last year until her teachers and principal took the time to persuade her to do otherwise.
Daily High School has been giving troubled students a second chance since 1964, but for the first time, the continuation school is seeking accreditation to win respect from the community and universities.
They include "at least" two large day technical continuation schools, a secondary school for boys, the extension of facilities for secondary education for girls, nursery schools for children between the ages of two and five or six years, an increased amount of medical inspection and treatment, an open-air school for weakly and anaemic children, a special school or special classes for the mentally deficient, and school canteens for those who are underfed or malnourished, whether due to the neglect, ignorance or poverty of the parents.
His awards include the Outstanding School Administrator Award - International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council's (IMSLEC) Innovator Awards; the Jerry Dean Medallion Award - Outstanding Service to High School Option Programs in Los Angeles; the Emma Johnson Award - Educator Most Likely to Succeed, Temple University; and the Orchid Award for Outstanding Service to Learning Disabled Students in Continuation Schools, LAUSD.
The experiment gained national recognition when the 1918 Fisher Education Act made provision for school leavers to attend day continuation schools for vocational training.