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
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.