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US Senate, 2018
This hearing explores the accountability rule that the Department of Education proposed on May 31st. This goes to the heart of the law to fix No Child Left Behind. The Federal Government decided that math and reading test results would determine whether schools and teachers were succeeding or failing. The two main concerns of this hearing are: (1)…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Regulation
US Senate, 2018
This hearing is the first of six hearings the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions will hold to make sure that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is being implemented in the way it was written in the states and school districts. The hearing focuses on the perspective of education leaders. After an opening statement from Honorable…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Regulation
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2018
This report is prepared in compliance with HB 1661 Sec 104(2)(k), which requires the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF, or the Department) Office of Innovation, Alignment, and Accountability (OIAA) to submit to the Governor and the appropriate policy and appropriation committees of the Legislature: (1) A review of the current…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Child Welfare, State Agencies, Public Relations
Langhauser, Derek P. – Maine Community College System, 2017
Because The Maine Community College System (MCCS) is aware of that fact that student veterans and those veterans seeking to enroll in college have specific needs, each of the colleges in the MCCS system is working to develop and strengthen target responses to meet those needs. The Maine Community College System is therefore providing this report…
Descriptors: Veterans, State Legislation, Committees, Community Colleges
US Government Accountability Office, 2017
College students sometimes opt to transfer schools in response to changing interests or for financial reasons. The extent to which students can transfer previously earned course credits can affect the time and cost for completing a degree. Given the federal government's sizeable investment in student aid--$125 billion in fiscal year 2016--and…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, College Credits, Transfer Rates (College), Barriers
Nowicki, Jacqueline M. – US Government Accountability Office, 2017
Research suggests that youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are less likely than youth with other disabilities to be successful in transitioning to work and postsecondary education and therefore, they may face a lifetime of reliance on public assistance. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) was asked to examine services provided…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Youth, Adjustment (to Environment)
Weiss, Michael J. – MDRC, 2017
This is a testimony from Michael Weiss, a senior researcher at Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC), a nonprofit, nonpartisan social policy research organization that is dedicated to learning what works to improve policies and programs that affect the poor. Founded in 1974, MDRC evaluates existing programs and develops new solutions…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Hearings, Educational Legislation, Developmental Programs
Langhauser, Derek P. – Maine Community College System, 2017
The Maine Community College System is providing the letter presented in this report in accordance with 20-A MRSA §10013. This law requires the Maine Community College System, University of Maine System (UMS), and Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) provide the following information about first-generation college students by January 15th of each year: (1)…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, First Generation College Students, Enrollment Trends, Graduation Rate
Maine Community College System, 2017
The Maine Community College System (MCCS or "System") is comprised of seven colleges, nine campuses, and six off-campus centers that are located within 25 miles of over 90% of Maine's population. The colleges offer one-year certificate and two-year associate degree programs that are designed to lead to direct employment or transfer to a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Associate Degrees, Certification, Postsecondary Education
Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 2017
"Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2018" contains the Budget Message of the President, information on the President's priorities, and summary tables. President Trump's 2018 Budget's defining ambition is to unleash the dreams of the American people. This requires laying a new foundation for American Greatness. Through…
Descriptors: Budgets, Federal Government, Economic Progress, Fiscal Capacity
British Columbia Teachers' Federation, 2017
The British Columbia Teachers' Federation (BCTF) is pleased to have the opportunity to present its views on priorities for the 2018 provincial budget to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. The BCTF represents 43,000 members who are teachers and associated professionals in public schools across British Columbia. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Elementary Secondary Education
Frankhart, Colleen, Ed. – University of Chicago Press, 2017
This annual volume offers the most complete and current listings of the requirements for certification of a wide range of educational professionals at the elementary and secondary levels. "Requirements for Certification" is a valuable resource, making much-needed knowledge available in one straightforward volume.
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Counselor Certification, School Counselors, Elementary School Teachers
US House of Representatives, 2017
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine ways to help students succeed by strengthening the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. Member statements were presented by: (1) Honorable John Kline, Chairman, Committee on Education and the Workforce; and (2) Honorable Robert C. Scott, Ranking Member, Committee on…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Technical Education, Vocational Education
US House of Representatives, 2017
When the committee last met to discuss the Every Student Succeeds Act, concerns were heard from State and local education leaders that the administration was not implementing the law in a way that respects its letter and intent. Since that time, the Department of Education has released a regulatory proposal--"supplement not supplant"…
Descriptors: Federal Regulation, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal Aid
US House of Representatives, 2017
This document records testimony from a hearing before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education that was held to discuss strengthening career and technical education (CTE) and the need to reform, improve, and modernize current law so that more students can experience the power of this important education. By…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Access to Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
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