ERIC Number: ED509750
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
CURA Reporter. Volume 40, Numbers 1-2, Spring/Summer 2010
Greco, Michael D., Ed.
Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota
The "CURA Reporter" is published quarterly to provide information about the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), an all-University applied research and technical assistance center at the University of Minnesota that connects faculty and students with community organizations and public institutions working on significant public policy issues in Minnesota. Items in this issue include: (1) Improving the Education of Minnesota's Students from Pre-K through College: Measuring Student Progress and Using Data to Drive Decision Making (Michael C. Rodriguez, Kathleen Matuska, Julio Cabrera, and Stacy Karl); (2) Learning to Bridge Different Ways of Knowing: The Dream of Wild Health American Indian Seed-Garden Project as Mentor (Craig A. Hassel); (3) Attorneys' Perspectives on the Violation of the Civil Rights of Immigrants Detained in Minnesota (Jacob Chin, Katherine Fennelly, Kathleen Moccio, Charles Miles, and Jose D. Pacas); (4) Advancing Neighborhood Goals: The Role of Geographic-Based Community Development Corporations (Noel Nix); (5) The 2010 U.S. Census: Ensuring Everyone Counts in Minneapolis (Margaret Kaplan); (6) Designing a Social-Welfare Safety Net that Supports Low-Income Workers (Jodi R. Sandfort); (7) Will Craig Earns Spot in GIS Hall of Fame; (8) Project Funding Available from CURA; (9) Estrogen Mimics in Industrial Wastewater: Sources and Treatment (Mark S. Lundgren and Paige J. Novak); (10) Achieving Success in Business: A Comparison of Somali and American-Born Entrepreneurs in Minneapolis (Shannon Golden, Elizabeth Heger Boyle, and Yasin Jama); and (11) Kris Nelson Earns Outstanding Community Service Award. Individual articles contain tables, figures and footnotes.
Descriptors: Civil Rights, American Indians, School Community Relationship, Corporations, Community Organizations, Public Policy, Technical Assistance, Immigrants, Research, Governance, College Students, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Public Colleges, Outcomes of Education, Educational Improvement, Student Evaluation, Measures (Individuals), Decision Making, Data, Student Improvement, Gardening, Mentors, Lawyers, Low Income, Low Income Groups, Geographic Information Systems, Financial Support, Water, Sanitation, Community Development, Water Pollution, Water Quality, Neighborhoods, Educational Objectives, Welfare Services, Census Figures, Entrepreneurship
Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota. 330 HHH Center, 301 19th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Tel: 612-625-1551; Fax: 612-626-0273; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.cura.umn.edu
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; High School Equivalency Programs; High Schools; Middle Schools; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Center for Urban and Regional Affairs.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota