Sustainability of SAE Via Horticulture in Urban Agriculture Programs
Lassanske, Dan, Warner, Wendy, The Agricultural Education Magazine
The decline of Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) has been well documented. Research has identified several factors responsible for this decline including a decrease in extended contracts and elimination of SAE supervision periods (Steele, 1997), lack of student motivation, limited student opportunities, lack of teacher time, inadequate financial resources and facilities, and low parent interest (Osborne, 1988 as cited in Dyer & Osborne, 1996). Additionally, Whaley and Lucero (1993) identified several barriers to SAE in urban schools: program completers, support at home/role models, crime, overcrowding, and community safety.
Dyer and Osborne (1995) concluded that "while …
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Publication information: Article title: Sustainability of SAE Via Horticulture in Urban Agriculture Programs. Contributors: Lassanske, Dan - Author, Warner, Wendy - Author. Journal title: The Agricultural Education Magazine. Volume: 80. Issue: 6 Publication date: May/June 2008. Page number: 15+. © National Council for Agricultural Education Nov/Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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