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Grey House Publishing, 2018
This comprehensive volume offers a snapshot profile of every public school district in the United States serving 1,500 or more students and provides pertinent evaluative and demographic statistics necessary to evaluate educational programs nationwide.This edition includes profiles on 5,749 school districts in the United States, representing 90% of…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools, Public Schools, School Districts
Grey House Publishing, 2016
This comprehensive volume offers a snapshot profile of every public school district in the United States serving 1,500 or more students and provides pertinent evaluative and demographic statistics necessary to evaluate educational programs nationwide. This edition includes profiles on 5,797 school districts in the United States, representing 90%…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Profiles, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools
National Charter School Resource Center, 2016
As public schools, charter schools have an obligation to serve English Leaners (EL); as self-governing, mission-oriented, and nimble schools, charter schools have a corresponding opportunity to provide innovative, student-centered opportunities to meet those obligations. This compilation from the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) is…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, English Language Learners, Second Language Instruction, Annotated Bibliographies
Grey House Publishing, 2009
This comprehensive volume offers a snapshot profile of every public school district in the United States serving 1,500 or more students and provides pertinent evaluative and demographic statistics necessary to evaluate educational programs nationwide. "The Comparative Guide to American Elementary & Secondary Schools" is a…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Ethnicity, Public Schools, Class Size
Soto, Lourdes Diaz, Ed. – Praeger, 2007
Latinos in the United States have fought hard to attain equality, especially in the field of education. "The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S." focuses on this fight for equal educational access and represents a significant addition to American educational literature. The contributors to this volume reveal that many Latino…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Access to Education, Equal Education, Hispanic Americans
Keane, Nancy J. – Libraries Unlimited, 2006
These 100 handy reproducible book lists can be used to instantly create hand-outs for teachers and parents (as well as for older readers), to add to newsletter, or to post on a Web site or bulletin board. Based on the most common needs of educators and librarians who work with young readers, these lists focus on new titles, as well as classics…
Descriptors: Fiction, Nonfiction, Librarians, Childrens Literature
Iowa Department of Education, 2006
Early ACCESS is a partnership between families and their young children with special needs (birth to age three) and providers from the Iowa Departments of Education, Public Health, and Human Services and the University of Iowa Child Health Specialty Clinics, and other community agencies. The purpose of this partnership is to work together to…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Public Agencies, Child Development, Public Health
n/a – New York State Department of Education, 2004
The English as a Second Language (ESL) standards articulate the abilities and competencies that Limited English Proficient (LEP) and English Language Learners (ELLs) must demonstrate to successfully integrate into the English academic mainstream. The standards combine the principles of second language learning with the language development…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, State Standards, Elementary Secondary Education, Second Language Instruction
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2004
Test scores are among the many ways to find out how well a child is doing in school. Test scores allow parents to compare their child's performance with that of other students in the same grade at the school and with other students across North Carolina. However, test scores should always be considered along with all other available information…
Descriptors: Scores, Academic Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Reading Achievement
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Minnesota Department of Education, 2004
This guide is intended to aid high school students in their educational planning. It is a venue wherein colleges and universities state clearly their policies in granting college credit for successful completion of International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations in high school. The guide also represents certification of these policies to the…
Descriptors: Transfer Policy, Educational Planning, State Colleges, College Credits
Molloy, Patty – 2002
This guide, designed for families of children with disabilities and educators in Washington state, is intended to provide a shared understanding of special education and encourage partnership for the child's benefit. Each section specifies what families and educators should expect, their responsibilities, possible questions to ask, and their…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Disability Identification, Due Process, Educational Legislation
Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. – 2000
Effective parental involvement extends itself beyond the classroom and into the home by providing academic support. Indeed, parents must be committed to strengthening the partnership between the home and Mississippi's schools. This curriculum guide, with a clear, easy-to-follow design, is intended as a resource guide to help parents understand the…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Benchmarking, Elementary Education, Language Arts
Steelsmith, Shari – 2000
Parents' use of logical consequences to their children's misbehavior can be an effective component of child rearing. Noting parents' need for a resource providing information on effective consequences, this book discusses the importance and use of consequences as a guidance tool for parents to use with children. The book lists common misbehaviors…
Descriptors: Adolescent Behavior, Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Change Strategies
Kagan, Jerome, Ed.; Gall, Susan B., Ed. – 1998
This encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference work addressed to those interested in human development from birth through adolescence, including students of child development, teachers, health care providers, child psychologists, family counselors, education professionals, academics, and parents. Signed entries in the encyclopedia were prepared by…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Behavior Development, Child Development
Pilger, Mary Anne – 1998
The legacies of all cultures can be found in their creations--their arts, their celebrations, and their traditions. This book is designed to help educators introduce students to the diversity of people around the world through creative, hands-on activities based on cultural traditions. It offers teachers, librarians, and parents access to 28,000…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Cultural Activities, Cultural Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education
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