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US Senate, 2014
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines innovations in college affordability. After an opening statement by Honorable Tom Harkin (Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions), the following senators provide statements: (1) Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, a U.S. Senator from the State of…
Descriptors: Student Costs, College Students, Innovation, Student Financial Aid
US Senate, 2014
This is a hearing of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, and it is focused on, "Effective Strategies for Accelerated Learning." This phrase "accelerated learning," has been used to refer to a variety of issues in education. In the context of this hearing, the Committee is referring to different approaches that…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Access to Education, Higher Education, Advanced Placement Programs
US Senate, 2014
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines bullying-free schools: how local, state and federal efforts can help. Following an opening statement by Honorable Tom Harkin (Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions), the following prepared statements are presented: (1) Russlynn H. Ali,…
Descriptors: Bullying, Public Schools, Prevention, Federal Government
US Senate, 2014
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines views on the Elementary and Secondary Education Reauthorization Act. Following opening statements by Honorable Tom Harkin (Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) and Honorable Michael B. Enzi (U.S. Senator from the State of Wyoming), the…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change
US Senate, 2014
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines the key to America's global competitiveness, focusing on a quality education. Following opening statements by Honorable Tom Harkin (Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) and Honorable Michael B. Enzi (U.S. Senator from the State of Wyoming),…
Descriptors: Hearings, Advisory Committees, Administrator Attitudes, Public Officials
Bureau of Indian Education, 2013
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) funds schools located on 63 reservations in 23 states across the nation. Of the 183 schools, 59 are Bureau operated and 124 are tribally controlled. One-hundred and sixteen schools provide instructional programs, 55 provide instructional as well as boarding services and 12 peripheral dormitories provide only…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Federal Programs, Federal Aid, Tribally Controlled Education
American Association of University Women, 2013
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Bylaws contain governance history, policies and procedures for managing the organization, and information to conduct AAUW's affairs. The 2013 bylaws are divided into the following articles: (1) Name and Office; (2) Purpose; (3) Use of Name; (4) Membership and Dues; (5) Nominations and Elections;…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Professional Associations, Guidelines, Organizational Objectives
British Columbia Teachers' Federation, 2013
Teachers and the British Columbia (BC) government share a common interest in a quality education system that serves both their students and society. Even with that common interest, they often do not agree on what resources are required to achieve and maintain quality education. In this brief the British Columbia Teachers' Federation (BCTF)…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Resources, Advocacy, Teacher Associations
Office of English Language Acquisition, US Department of Education, 2013
This is the fourth biennial report to Congress on the implementation of the "Elementary and Secondary Education Act's" Title III State Formula Grant Program (also known as the English Language Acquisition State Grants Program). This report provides information reported by states to the U.S. Department of Education regarding services…
Descriptors: State Aid, Grants, Limited English Speaking, Language Proficiency
Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Indiana University, 2013
The 2013 session of the 118th Indiana General Assembly adjourned sine die (with no appointed date for resumption) on Saturday, April 27, 2013. The legislature considered over 2,200 bills during the session, many of which addressed education policy and school governance, or were child-related legislation. This report is a summary of 12 key PK-12…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Preschool Education
National Forum on Education Statistics, 2013
This document is intended to serve as a practical guide for implementing a teacher-student data link (TSDL) that supports a range of uses at the local, regional, and state levels. The guide addresses the considerations for linking teacher and student data from multiple perspectives, including governance, policies, data components, business rules,…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Data Analysis, Educational Research, Research Utilization
Vermont Agency of Education, 2013
The purpose of this document is to serve as a resource for educators, leaders, districts, professional organizations, teacher education programs, and others. As each set of standards included here emphasizes the skills and knowledge needed for 21st century teaching and learning, they form the basis for teacher preparation, licensure, and…
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, Teacher Competencies, Leadership
Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2013
This report presents a summary of the findings of Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 monitoring reviews, fulfilling the reporting requirement, Section 641A(f), of the Head Start Act. It highlights the enhancements made to the FY 2013 monitoring review system, summarizes grantee review outcomes, and describes the types of findings most commonly identified in FY…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Federal Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education
Office of Child Care, 2013
This Report to Congress is required by Section 658L of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act as amended. The report provides information about the role of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), which is authorized under the CCDBG Act, in improving access to high-quality child care in states, territories, and tribes. The data…
Descriptors: Block Grants, Child Care, Federal Aid, Grants
Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 2013
"Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2014" contains the Budget Message of the President, information on the President's priorities, budget overviews organized by agency, and summary tables. President Obama believes the country must invest in the true engine of America's economic growth--a rising and thriving middle class.…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Budgets, Federal Legislation, Presidents
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