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Redkey, Henry – 1975
Sheltered work programs for the handicapped in five European countries (Denmark, Sweden, Poland, West Germany, and The Netherlands) are described in this paper. Basic features of the programs in each country are discussed, including population, financing, and aspects of the programs that can be applied in helping America improve employment…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Cooperative Programs, Design Requirements, Disabilities
Semeniuk, S. F. – 1974
The nature and status of collective bargaining by faculty in colleges and universities in both the United States and Canada are reviewed. The growth patterns for collective negotiation in both countries and the causal factors for faculty unions are contrasted. The use of collective bargaining in higher education raises issues, including the…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Contracts, Faculty
Fenstemacher, William P. – Association for Institutional Research, 1982
The way that institutional research directors manage their professional development and career paths was assessed, based on a survey of Association for Institutional Research members. Those contacted had been identified as successful persons in the field who had actively participated in the advancement of institutional research by contributing to…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Career Ladders, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Bielick, Stacey; Chandler, Kathryn; Broughman, Stephen P. – 2001
The National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES), 1999, is a telephone survey data collection program conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Based on NCES data, this report provides an estimate of the number of home-schooled students in the United States, characteristics of home-schooled children and their…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Home Schooling
Williams, Trevor; Levine, Dan; Jocelyn, Leslie; Butler, Patricia; Haynes, Jacqueline; Heid, Camilla – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2000
Analyzes data on eighth-grade mathematics and science achievement from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) , with an emphasis on the international standing of the United States. Examines overall U.S. student achievement, the achievement of U.S. subpopulations, and the instructional practices of U.S. teachers. (Author/SLD)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Ethnicity, Grade 8, International Education
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Fitzgerald, Jill – Review of Educational Research, 1995
An integrative review of United States research on English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) learners' cognitive reading processes supports a relatively good fit with preexisting reading theories and views generally thought to describe native-language readers. However, a subset of factors special to ESL learners is suggested. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Theories, English (Second Language), Knowledge Level
Kim, Kwang; Creighton, Sean – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2000
Focuses on the growth in participation in adult education from 1991 to 1999. Data from the National Household Education Survey show that about 90 million adults were engaged in one or more types of adult education in the 12-month period before the 1999 survey interview, representing a significant increase in participation compared to 1991 and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Enrollment, Participation
Levesque, Karen; Lauen, Doug; Teitelbaum, Peter; Alt, Martha; Librera, Sally – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2000
Describes trends in participation in secondary and postsecondary vocational education. Available data signal that change is occurring in the directions advocated by recent reform efforts, especially improved academic preparation and greater postsecondary education participation. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Trends, Participation, Postsecondary Education
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