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Lasater, Kara; Albiladi, Waheeb S.; Davis, William S.; Bengtson, Ed – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine teachers and school leaders' experiences using data in the state of Arkansas. Research Design: Initially, an exploratory pilot study was conducted to examine educators' experiences using data within one Arkansas district. This involved focus groups with 24 participants from 10 schools. Data were…
Descriptors: Data Use, School Culture, Experience, Decision Making
Hazenbush, Matt – Graduate Management Admission Council, 2022
The annual Application Trends Survey from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) provides the world's graduate business schools with data and insights to understand current trends in applications sent to graduate management education (GME) programs. This year's summary report explores application volume trends by program type and world…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Educational Demand, Masters Programs, Graduate Students
Heisler, Elayne J.; Hegji, Alexandra – Congressional Research Service, 2021
The Public Health Service Act (PHSA, 42 U.S.C. §§201 et. seq.) authorizes five student loan programs administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA): (1) Health Professions Student Loans; (2) Loans for Disadvantaged Students; (3) Primary Care Loans; (4) Nursing…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Low Income Students
Hegji, Alexandra – Congressional Research Service, 2021
The William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) program makes several types of federal student loans available to individuals to assist them with financing postsecondary education expenses. It represents the single largest source of federal financial assistance to support students' postsecondary educational pursuits. The U.S. Department of…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Federal Legislation, Federal Aid, Postsecondary Education
Murphy, Marilyn, Ed.; Redding, Sam, Ed.; Twyman, Janet S., Ed. – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2016
The "Handbook on Innovations in Learning", published in 2014, responded to a call by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to "leverage the innovation and ingenuity this nation is known for to create programs and projects that every school can implement to succeed." In December 2015, passage of the "Every Student Succeeds…
Descriptors: Guides, Individualized Instruction, Minimum Competencies, Individual Characteristics
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Autio, Tero – Educational Governance Research, 2017
In this chapter, I attempt to theorize and historize the current global education reform movement which the Finnish education policy analyst Pasi Sahlberg (Finnish lessons: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland. Teachers College Press, New York, 2011) has coined the GERM (Global Education Reform Movement), the "virus…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Global Approach, Educational Change, Global Education
Schoenfeld, Gregg – Graduate Management Admission Council, 2017
For close to 20 years, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) Application Trends Survey Report has gathered intelligence on the current market for graduate business school applicants. The 2017 report contains analysis of data submitted by 965 graduate business programs at 351 universities worldwide. Survey responses reflect the following…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Administration, Educational Trends
Smole, David P. – Congressional Research Service, 2015
The William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (DL) program, authorized under Title IV, Part D of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended, is the primary federal student loan program administered by the U.S. Department of Education (ED). The program makes available loans to undergraduate and graduate students and the parents of dependent…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Student Loan Programs, Federal Aid, Educational Legislation
Women's Sports Foundation, 2015
"Her Life Depends on It III & Girls and Women of Color," continues with the theme of previous reports that examined the need for girls and women to lead healthy, strong, and fulfilled lives and reviewed the research on links between sports and physical activity and the health and well-being of American girls and women. While some of…
Descriptors: Womens Athletics, Minority Groups, Physical Activity Level, Heart Disorders
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Dinan, Susan E. – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2016
In 2014, Jonathan Zimmerman published an op-ed in the "Christian Science Monitor" in which he wrote, "The last time I checked, [men] held most of the important positions of power and influence in American society. And yet, college admissions offices lower the standard for young men--effectively raising it for women--simply to make…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Gender Differences, Reputation, Institutional Characteristics
Osorio, Pablo E. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the degree of implementation and importance of the 7 domains of effective school practice for English language learners (ELLs) (Williams, Hakuta, & Haertel, 2007) as perceived by principals and teachers of elementary schools serving ELL populations of 40% or greater that met AYP goals and…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, English Language Learners, Principals, Administrator Attitudes
Burd, Stephen – New America, 2014
This report examines U.S. Department of Education data showing the net price -- the average amount of money that students and their families have to pay after all grant and scholarship aid is deducted from the listed price -- for low-income students at more than 1,400 four-year colleges in the 2011-12 academic year. The analysis finds that…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Grants, College Students, Low Income Students
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Kaff, Marilyn S.; Teagarden, James M.; Zabel, Robert H. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2012
This article presents an interview with James Kauffman, a professor emeritus of education at the University of Virginia, where he has been chair of the Department of Special Education, associate dean for research, the Charles S. Robb Professor of Education, and the William Clay Parrish, Jr. Professor of Education. Dr. Kauffman is a former teacher…
Descriptors: Special Education, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Problems, Interviews
Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Johnson, Carolyn, Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
Twenty scholarly papers and fifteen abstracts comprise the content of the sixteenth annual Brick and Click Libraries Conference, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the symposium, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship. The…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Academic Libraries, Librarians, Research
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Paulsen, Michael B., Ed. – Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, 2014
Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, College Faculty, Activism
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