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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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Stader, David L. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2011
Dating violence is a form of student-on-student victimization and is a serious school safety issue. Research indicates that at a minimum, 10 percent of high school students are victims of dating violence in one form or another. Among female high school students that date, some data indicate that as many as 30 percent may be victims of dating…
Descriptors: School Safety, Dating (Social), High School Students, Violence
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Stader, David L.; Surface, Jeanne L. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2014
Title IX is designed to protect students from discrimination based on sex in any educational institution that receives financial assistance. This article focuses on Title IX as it applies to high school athletic programs by considering the trial of a high school district in California. A federal court found considerable inequalities between boys…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Females, Equal Education, Gender Bias
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Kallison, James M., Jr.; Stader, David L. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2012
An alarmingly high percentage of recent high school graduates are not prepared to succeed in college-level courses, and the impact of this educational shortcoming is substantial. Underprepared college students incur a monetary cost of enrolling in remedial courses, and states and taxpayers subsidize much of the overall cost of developmental…
Descriptors: Summative Evaluation, Community Colleges, Bus Transportation, Achievement Gains
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Surface, Jeanne L.; Stader, David L.; Armenta, Anthony D. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2014
Allegations of sexual misconduct may prompt districts to enter into non-disclosure or settlement agreements with alleged perpetrators in exchange for a recommendation. Non-disclosure settlements typically limit how much information districts can share with other districts. This process, often referred to as "passing the trash," can be…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Disclosure, Teacher Behavior, Sexual Abuse
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Stader, David L. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2006
This case study challenges aspiring school leaders to analyze data and develop school improvement objectives, strategies for sharing data, and strategies for change. Candidates must analyze the data, determine potential issues that should be addressed by the new principal, and develop a list of further data sources needed. Candidates could also…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Data, Problem Based Learning, Social Justice
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Bishop, Holly N.; Caraway, Chadwick; Stader, David L. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2010
Discrimination based on sexual orientation in K-12 education is not prohibited in many school districts across the United States. Teachers who are of the sexual minority (gay, lesbian, or bisexual) must remain closeted or risk losing their jobs. A history of past court decisions and laws deeming sexual minorities to be degenerates from which…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality, Minority Group Teachers, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Graca, Thomas J.; Stader, David L. – NASSP Bulletin, 2007
This article lays the foundation of American First Amendment jurisprudence in public schools and examines recent cases relating to student Internet speech. Particular emphasis is placed on the ability of schools to regulate student off-campus Internet speech. School authorities who wish to regulate nonthreatening off-campus speech in the…
Descriptors: Internet, Constitutional Law, Freedom of Speech, Student Rights
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Stader, David L.; Graca, Thomas J. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2007
Like all teens, sexual minority youths (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) face many challenges, including student-on-student sexual orientation harassment. The authors examine recent research into the relative frequency, the potential impact, and school district responsibility to protect sexual minority youths from ongoing…
Descriptors: Legal Responsibility, Sexual Orientation, Federal Courts, Homosexuality
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Stader, David L. – Clearing House, 2004
The 1994 Gun-Free Schools Act (GFSA) requires a minimum one-year expulsion for students who bring firearms to school. Although GFSA is not a zero-tolerance law, many school policies enacted in response to GFSA are often referred to as "zero tolerance." Zero tolerance generally is defined as a school district policy that mandates predetermined…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Board of Education Policy, Public Schools, Zero Tolerance Policy
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Stader, David L.; Munoz, Ava J.; Rowett, Charles – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2009
Community college Quality Enhancement Plans (QEPs) typically focus on improving student outcomes. QEPs are in many ways analogous to the campus improvement plans (CIPs) that have become standard practice for virtually all K-12 schools. K-12 campus and district leaders often seek school improvement ideas from other K-12 districts. However, much can…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Educational Strategies
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Basham, Matthew J.; Stader, David L.; Bishop, Holly N. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2009
Now, more than ever, the baby-boomer administrators are retiring in massive waves. Some researchers have predicted as high as 75% turnover by 2011 for education alone. For many years, not much attention has been placed upon succession planning or developing new leaders in some colleges; others have tended to create stockpiles of leadership…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Talent, Personnel Selection, College Administration
Stader, David L. – 2003
This study investigated the perceptions of educational leadership candidates of the efficacy of a leadership matrix based on the University of Wyomings belief matrix model for guiding the examination, clarification, and articulation of their beliefs. A pilot study involving 15 administrator certification candidates suggested the usefulness of the…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Education, Administrators, Certification
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Stader, David L.; Greicar, Margo B.; Stevens, David W.; Dowdy, Ray – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2010
School administrators are expected to balance the need for school safety and good order with the rights of students to be free of unreasonable search of their person and property. This balance can be particularly difficult when over-the-counter or prescription drugs are involved. This article summarizes a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that…
Descriptors: School Safety, Administrator Responsibility, Student Rights, Drug Use
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Stader, David L. – Clearing House, 2002
Notes that students' legitimate expectations of privacy and school officials' need to maintain school discipline and safety often collide. Outlines guidelines for searching in the following instances: student lockers; drug dogs; student trips; strip searches; and urinalysis. Suggests that training for all administrators, faculty, and staff in the…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Discipline Policy, Drug Use Testing, Management Development
Stader, David L. – 2001
A review of legal decisions provides thought-provoking considerations for administrators who want to deter drug use on campus. The United States Supreme Court has recognized that even a limited search of students is a substantial invasion of privacy, but also that school officials need to maintain school discipline. Guidelines for the…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Drug Use Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Search and Seizure
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