Charles Dayton

Charles Dayton
Director, Career Academy Support Network,
University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Education

Charles Dayton is director of Career Academy Support Network at the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley. He was also a policy analyst for PACE. Dayton helped to launch and administer the first two Career Academies in California, develop legislation to replicate them, and evaluate the resulting state network.

updated 1988

Publications by Charles Dayton
Remembering the "Forgotten Half"
In recent years, we have re­peatedly been forced to confront a troubling picture of declining knowledge and skills among the young people of the U.S., particularly those who do not attend college. These youths, who come increasingly from the poor…
This study compares the post-secondary experiences of members of the first two graduating classes of a number of the California Partnership Academies with their matched comparison groups. It examines experiences related to school and work for these…
This paper presents findings from a follow-up survey of graduates of California's Partnership Academies. From the fall 1985 through the spring 1988, twelve Partnership Academy programs were operated in California under state sponsorship. Academies,…
Third-Year Results from Replications of the California Peninsula Academies
This paper reports 1987–88 results from an evaluation of 11 academy programs in California high schools. Academies are schools within schools, combining academic and vocational courses in a program designed to reduce dropout rates. The evaluation…