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Suckow, Marjorie A.; Lau, Phi Phi – California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, 2018
Determining teacher supply in California is essential for policymakers as they analyze how current statutes and policies impact teacher recruitment, teaching incentives and teacher preparation. This report provides data collected by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Commission) and addresses several questions regarding the supply of…
Descriptors: Teacher Supply and Demand, Teacher Certification, Public Schools, Credentials
Cullinan, Dan; Barnett, Elisabeth; Ratledge, Alyssa; Welbeck, Rashida; Belfield, Clive; Lopez, Andrea – MDRC, 2018
Most students seeking to enroll in community college are required to take a placement test for math and English courses. Administrators are well aware of the shortcomings of using traditional placement tests alone, and state and college systems across the country are organizing multiple measures assessment (MMA) placement systems that will…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Alternative Assessment
Chesnut, Colleen E.; Dimitrieska, Vesna – Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Indiana University, 2018
This brief provides guidance to policymakers and practitioners on the challenges and opportunities of the "dual language immersion" (DLI) model and presents research conducted with teachers and administrators both before and during their first years of implementing new DLI programs in several Indiana school districts. The brief also…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Bilingual Education, Models, English (Second Language)
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Neitzel, Jennifer – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2018
Racial inequity has long been an issue in the educational system. In recent years, researchers and policy makers have begun to recognize the role of implicit bias in the disproportionate number of African American children who are suspended or expelled from school. Particular attention is being given to the use of exclusionary practices in early…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Early Childhood Education, Discipline Policy, Discipline Problems
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Natale, Vickie C.; Jones, Stephanie J. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
The study examined how institutional and student characteristics may influence the earning of student success points by state-supported community colleges under the Texas performance funding system that was fully implemented in the 2016-2017 biennium. Texas has historically funded community colleges based on an enrollment formula; however, the…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Student Characteristics, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
McEachin, Andrew; Augustine, Catherine H.; McCombs, Jennifer – American Educator, 2018
The evidence suggests that many types of summer learning programs have the potential to reduce summer learning losses and perhaps create learning gains. However, implementing a summer program does not guarantee positive effects on students' learning. A key question then is: What factors make a summer learning program effective? This article, drawn…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Program Effectiveness, Performance Factors, Best Practices
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Mordechay, Kfir; Ayscue, Jennifer B. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
Race and class segregation have long governed patterns of residential sorting in the American metropolis. However, as urban neighborhoods across the country experience an influx of white and middle-class residents, they could alleviate the stark economic and racial segregation that is ubiquitous to urban neighborhoods and school systems. This…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Municipalities, Urban Schools, Neighborhood Integration
Excelencia in Education, 2018
Every year, "Excelencia" in Education receives submissions for Examples of "Excelencia" from across the country. Our criteria for recognition are focused on a program's success backed by evidence that shows its effectiveness in serving Latino students in higher education. Since 2005, we have recognized over 280 different…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Program Effectiveness, Student Needs
Banghart, Patti; King, Carlise; Partika, Anne; Perkins, Victoria – Early Childhood Data Collaborative, 2018
A large body of research has established that high-quality early care and education (ECE) has benefits for young children's cognitive and social-emotional development that can lead to improved outcomes later in life, especially for children who are economically disadvantaged. Research also shows that disadvantaged children have unequal access to…
Descriptors: State Policy, Access to Education, Early Childhood Education, Child Care
Sugarman, Julie – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
In recent years, education data have become both more easily accessible and more important than ever to decisions about K-12 policies and practice. Under the "Every Student Succeeds Act" (ESSA), states are required to publish data on how students, including English Learners (ELs), are performing in areas such as reading, math, and…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Student Characteristics
Sugarman, Julie – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
The instructional programs educators design to help English Learner (EL) students work toward English proficiency look different in schools across the United States. This is due in part to the variety of approaches K-12 educators take to important questions such as: Should the program foster bilingualism or focus solely on English? Should ELs…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Models, Elementary Secondary Education, Second Language Instruction
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Cooper, Michelle Asha; Leegwater, Lacey – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
In recent years the fight for equity in higher education has intensified. Institutional leaders, advocates, and policymakers alike are seeking scalable solutions that rapidly close equity gaps among this nation's most underserved populations. Too many hardworking students still struggle to afford a college education, and historically underserved…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Equal Education, Educational Policy
Fitzpatrick, Manuela; Figueroa, Diana Toledo; Golden, Gillian; Crosby, Shiana – OECD Publishing, 2018
This updated policy profile on education in Mexico is part of the Education Policy Outlook series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across OECD countries. Building on the OECD's substantial comparative and sectorial policy knowledge base, the series offers a comparative outlook on education policy. This country…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Educational Practices
Gordon, Molly F.; de la Torre, Marisa; Cowhy, Jennifer R.; Moore, Paul T.; Sartain, Lauren; Knight, David – University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, 2018
Across the country, urban school districts are opting to close under-enrolled schools as a way to consolidate resources. Motivated by a reported $1 billion deficit and declining enrollments in depopulating neighborhoods, the Chicago Board of Education voted in May 2013 to close 49 elementary schools and one high school program located in an…
Descriptors: School Closing, Outcomes of Education, Public Schools, Urban Schools
OECD Publishing, 2018
The higher education sector in The Netherlands offers excellent examples of what it means to be innovative and entrepreneurial, and promote entrepreneurial mind sets, entrepreneurship and knowledge exchange. Creating value from academic knowledge through innovative services, products, processes and business models that meet economic, social and…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries
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