continuation school


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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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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'.
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.