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What Academies Do for Business


Employers play a variety of roles: providing advice on curriculum development, speaking in classes or at student functions, posting student field trips, serving as a source of adult mentors for students, and providing additional resources. (p. ES-8)

Kemple, James J.; Rock, JoAnn Leah (1996). Career academies. Early implementation lessons from a 10-site evaluation. Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., New York, NY



Industry must be involved in every aspect of an academy: the design, implementation and daily operations. (p. 25)

Archer, Elayne (1989). Partnerships for learning: School completion and employment preparation in the high school academies. Academy for Educational Development, Inc., New York, NY