The National Assessment of Vocational Education (NAVE) is directed by Congress to study the implementation of the 1990 Amendments to the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act. The Amendments call for program improvement through the integration of academic and vocational education. NAVE is tasked with assessing the "extent and success" of integration, and contracted with the National Center for Research in Vocational Education (NCRVE), University of California, Berkeley, to assist in this assessment, in part by conducting this literature review. The review is intended to be comprehensive from 1987 through mid- 1992 and was created by searching the following databases in September 1992: ERIC, Social Science Citation Index, Library of Congress, and Education Index.
Originally published in: Journal of Vocational Education Research, v. 19, no. 2, 1994, pp. 25-72.
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