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Vocational Education in the United States: The Early 1990s

Figure 8--Academic credits earned by public high school graduates as a percent of academic credits earned by graduates with low participation in vocational education,1 by subject area and number of vocational credits accumulated: 1992


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1. Those graduates with fewer than 2.00 vocational credits are considered to have low participation in vocational education.
2. 1992 public high school graduates accumulating 8.00 or more vocational credits earned 17 percent of the foreign language credits earned by graduates accumulating fewer than 2.00 vocational credits.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Education Longitudinal Study, "Second Follow-Up and High School Transcript Files," 1992.