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Author(s):Florida Department of Education
Title:Parent primer on career exploration
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Organization:Florida Department of Education
Short Description:This primer is designed to assist parents in their children's career development.
Annotation:This primer is designed to assist parents in their children's career development. Workplace and labor market information, high school graduation options, and financial aid are among the subjects addressed.
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Career Development
Career Development Curricula and Instructional Resources
College and Career Planning (for Parents)
College and Career Planning (for Students)
Financial Aid
High School
Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement

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