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Ionin, Tania; Baek, Soondo; Kim, Eunah; Ko, Heejeong; Wexler, Kenneth – Second Language Research, 2012
This article investigates how adult Korean-speaking learners of English interpret English definite descriptions ("the book," "the books") and demonstrative descriptions ("that book," "those books"). Korean lacks articles, but has demonstratives, and it is hypothesized that transfer leads learners to (initially) equate definites with…
Descriptors: Semantics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Korean
McCoy, Melody – 1999
The Indian Education Legal Support Project emphasizes the legal rights of tribes to control the formal education of their members. The project's work includes developing tribal education laws and reforming state and national Indian education legislation. This document examines federal and state statutory provisions on tribal education departments…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
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Draper, Jamie B. – 1993
This report is a summary of the Foreign Language Assistance Act. The Act, enacted as part of the Augustus Hawkins-Robert Stafford Elementary and Secondary Education Improvement Act of 1988 (PL100-297), provides formula grants to state education agencies for the creation of model elementary and secondary foreign language education programs in local…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Stanford Univ., CA. Inst. for Communication Research. – 1972
The planning and implementing of dissemination programs for information needs in education are presented in 10 sections: I. Background; II. Data Collection and Analysis Plans; III. The State Surveys; IV. The "Query Followup" Study; V. The "Information Specialists" Study; VI. The "Hotline" Study; VII. The "Educational Serials Topic Trends" Study;…
Descriptors: Clearinghouses, Communication (Thought Transfer), Educational Needs, Evaluation Methods
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House. – 1988
The Augustus F. Hawkins-Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendment of 1988, PL 100-297 of the 100th Congress, was approved April 28, 1988. The bill extends almost every federal elementary and secondary education program through 1993. The Chapter 1 Program, which is the largest federal aid to education program,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indian Education, Bilingual Education, Drug Education
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service. – 1988
The Augustus F. Hawkins-Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988 (P.L. 100-297) amend most previously authorized programs of federal aid to elementary and secondary education, and authorize several new programs, most of which are consolidated into an amended version of the Elementary and Secondary Education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Education, Disadvantaged, Educational Policy
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. – 1990
This policy manual is a guide for state education agencies (SEAs), local education agencies (LEAs), parents, and other interested parties wishing to obtain funding for basic compensatory education programs operated by school districts under Part A of Chapter 1 of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Compensatory Education, Compliance (Legal), Educationally Disadvantaged
Apling, Richard N. – 1988
This report discusses significant modifications to the Impact Aid programs (Public Law 81-874 and Public Law 81-815), as a result of Public Law (P.L. 100-297 (the Augustus F. Hawkins-Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988). These changes include extending the authority for P.L. 81-874 and P.L. 81-815…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Riddle, Wayne C. – 1989
Chapter 1, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, authorizes federal assistance for state and local programs of education for disadvantaged elementary and secondary school pupils. Its appropriation for fiscal year (FY) 1989 is $4.6 billion. Chapter 1 has been reauthorized and comprehensively revised by the 100th Congress,…
Descriptors: Accountability, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Dropout Prevention
Reisner, Elizabeth R.; And Others – 1989
This document comprises the first volume of a three-volume study, mandated by the Augustus F. Hawkins-Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988, on domestic and foreign tutoring programs for disadvantaged elementary and secondary students that involve college students. This volume summarizes the results of…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, College Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education
DiMartino, Rita – 1988
This testimony was presented by the chairperson of the board of directors of one of the largest national Hispanic organizations before a Senate Republican Task Force on Hispanic Affairs. The following key points are presented: (1) low educational attainment and literacy severely limit the economic opportunities of Hispanics and place a strain on a…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Education, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Programs
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Gardner, Daniel S.; Tuchman, Ellen; Hawkins, Robert – Journal of Social Work Education, 2010
This article describes the use of problem-based learning to teach students about the scope and consequences of urban poverty through an innovative cross-curricular project. We illustrate the process, goals, and tasks of the Community Assessment Project, which incorporates community-level assessment, collection and analysis of public data, and…
Descriptors: Social Work, Professional Occupations, Social Values, Poverty
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Jin, Iksung; Kandel, Eric R.; Hawkins, Robert D. – Learning & Memory, 2011
Whereas short-term plasticity involves covalent modifications that are generally restricted to either presynaptic or postsynaptic structures, long-term plasticity involves the growth of new synapses, which by its nature involves both pre- and postsynaptic alterations. In addition, an intermediate-term stage of plasticity has been identified that…
Descriptors: Animals, Biochemistry, Neurological Organization
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Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. – 1992
This plan for continuing migrant-education programs in Kentucky was submitted as the state's 1992 application for a grant under Chapter 1, Title I of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Improvement Act (1965). The document discusses state plans and projections for continuing migrant-education programs from FY 1993 to 1995. The following…
Descriptors: Coordination, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Migrant Education
Brar, Sukhdeep; Farley, Sara E.; Hawkins, Robert; Wagner, Caroline S. – World Bank Publications, 2010
Science, Technology and Innovation in Uganda is part of the World Bank Studies series. These papers are published to communicate the results of the Bank's ongoing research and to stimulate public discussion. This study presents a unique methodology to view science, technology and innovation (STI) in developing countries. The study provides a set…
Descriptors: Private Sector, Instructional Innovation, Foreign Countries, Research Methodology
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