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Table SH23. Standard errors for the average number of credits earned in each career/technical education (CTE) area during high school, among public high school graduates who earned any credits in the area: 2005
CTE area Average credits earned, among those who earned any credits in the area
CTE total 0.059
Non-occupational CTE, total 0.032
Family and consumer sciences education 0.018
General labor market preparation, total 0.031
Basic keyboarding/typewriting 0.015
Career preparation 0.036
Industrial arts 0.086
Introduction to technology 0.037
Other general labor market preparation 0.518
Occupational education, total 0.045
Agriculture and natural resources 0.070
Business 0.023
Business finance 0.029
Business management 0.026
Business support 0.031
Communications and design 0.026
Computer and information sciences 0.029
Architecture and construction 0.089
Architecture 0.063
Construction 0.115
Consumer and culinary services 0.042
Consumer services 0.038
Culinary arts 0.064
Engineering technologies 0.045
Health sciences 0.083
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 0.055
Manufacturing 0.041
Repair and transportation 0.091
Mechanics and repair 0.095
Transportation 0.156
Marketing 0.049
Public services 0.100
Education and library science 0.120
Education 0.182
Library science 0.050
Protective/legal services and public administration 0.151
Protective services 0.157
Public administration and legal services 0.271
SOURCE: U .S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2005.

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