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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Gates, Gary J. – Education Canada, 2004
The growing dominance of the creative economy challenges cities and regions to move beyond the impulse toward "big ticket" economic development strategies like stadiums and convention centres and consider increased support for community-level strategies that encourage social and cultural diversity. Vibrant street scenes, eclectic restaurants and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Economic Development, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
Smith, David M.; Gates, Gary J. – 2001
This report presents information from the 2000 United States Census on gay and lesbian families. It notes that the 2000 numbers for same-sex unmarried partner households are a dramatic increase from 1990, but the total number still represents an undercount of the actual number of gay or lesbian coupled households in the country. The Human Rights…
Descriptors: Demography, Family (Sociological Unit), Homosexuality, Place of Residence
Sonenstein, Freya L.; Gates, Gary J.; Schmidt, Stefanie; Bolshun, Natalya – 2002
This study examined findings from the 1999 National Survey of America's Families about primary child care arrangements for children under age 13 years while the adults most responsible for them are employed. It compared arrangements made by lower- versus higher-income parents and single- versus two-parent families and examines differences across…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Welfare, Employed Parents, Family Status