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Illinois State Dept. of Human Services, East St. Louis. Head Start State Collaboration Office. – 2001
This matrix provides information on early childhood training and technical assistance services in Illinois. Parts of the document are presented in grid form so that information can be compared across programs. First, information is provided on the following training and technical assistance providers: Child Care Resource & Referral…
Descriptors: Caregiver Training, Child Caregivers, Child Health, Child Welfare
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Office of Educational Facilities. – 2001
This publication describes Florida school and community college facilities completed in 2000, including photographs and floor plans. The facilities profiled are:J. R. Arnold High School (Bay County); Falcon Cove Middle School (Broward); Floranada Elementary School (Broward); Lyons Creek Middle School (Broward); Parkside Elementary School…
Descriptors: Architecture, Building Design, College Buildings, Construction Costs
Maryland State Higher Education Commission, Annapolis. – 2001
This guide is designed to help students choose the institution and course of study best suited to their plans. The guide contains information about more than 50 colleges and universities in Maryland, including a comprehensive list of private career schools approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. The first section of the guide…
Descriptors: College Applicants, Colleges, Federal Aid, Higher Education
Leppert, Mary; Leppert, Michael – 2001
This almanac is intended for parents who are considering home schooling or who are already home schooling and want to expand and obtain more resources, and for non-home-schooling parents who want educational resources to supplement their child's education at home. Part 1 of the almanac presents background information into what home schooling is…
Descriptors: College Admission, Curriculum, Educational Practices, Educational Resources
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Reform Assistance and Dissemination. – 2001
This brochure describes the Regional Educational Laboratory Program, established in 1965, which is a program that represents a large investment in research and development by the U.S. Department of Education to help educators, policymakers, and communities improve schools. In fiscal year 2000, the network of 10 regional laboratories supplied…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Descriptions
Kitao, Kenji – Doshisha Studies in Language Culture, 2001
A great many communication scholars and professional organizations have developed Web resources related to their organizations, conferences, publications, classes, and fields of interest. Since communication is such a vast field, there are many publications, including journals and newsletters. This paper focuses on Web pages that the paper's…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Higher Education, Information Sources
Buechler, Mark – 2001
The 2001 catalog focuses on updating existing models, reviewing models selected for the first edition, and offering an improved Web site. Sixty-three school-reform models are considered. Thirty-two are entire-school models, 11 are reading or language arts models, 6 are mathematics models, and 4 are science models. Ten other models are not tied to…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Innovation
Jones, Dottie, Ed. – 2001
Approximately 200 organizational resources concerned with postsecondary education and disability are listed and described in this directory. Resources are listed under six broad categories: (1) advocacy, access, and awareness; (2) community integration (in the arts, employment, independent living, recreation, and rehabilitation); (3)…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Advocacy, Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities
American Foundation for the Blind, New York, NY. – 2001
This directory is a broad-based compilation of schools, agencies, organizations, and programs in the governmental and private, non-profit sectors that provide a wide variety of direct and indirect services, information, and other assistance to individuals with blindness or visual impairments. Organized information on producers and distributors of…
Descriptors: Adults, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Blindness, Braille
Mitchell, Anne; Stoney, Louise; Dichter, Harriet – 2001
This catalog provides information on innovative financing strategies, primarily state and community strategies, being used to successfully fund child care in the United States. Four chapters of the catalog are devoted to profiles of 78 programs using the following categories of strategies: (1) "Generating Public Revenue for Child Care,"…
Descriptors: Block Grants, Children, Day Care, Day Care Centers
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 2001
This document provides information about technical assistance and educational materials that can guide the development, implementation, and evaluation of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and other sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention education for school-age youth. It also presents resources that can increase the awareness of those…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Comprehensive School Health Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Promotion
Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC. – 2001
In 1996 the Appalachian Regional Commission reinvented itself, adopting a strategic plan that reaffirmed its two historic priorities--an economic and human development program and a developmental highway program--and rethinking how to achieve them. The plan established goals under five headings: education and workforce training that prepares…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Economic Development, Education Work Relationship
Angiollo, Dominic, Comp.; Casas, Paula, Comp.; Kirwan, Ann, Comp. – 2001
This report provides a comprehensive listing of state and federal investments in Illinois' efforts to improve the quality of life for expecting parents and children under age three and their families. The inventory profiles a wide range of initiatives and is designed to serve as a resource for local program directors, community members,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Access to Health Care, Change Strategies, Early Intervention
Twenty-First Century School Fund, Washington, DC. – 2001
This report addresses the decision-making process for replacing or modernizing the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) as proposed in the DCPS facility master plan. The three-section document discusses old and historic schools and their future; the schools' historical and architectural value; cost of replacement and modernization; design;…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Planning
Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC. – 2001
The Academy for Educational Development (AED) has been in the social marketing, communication, and participation business for some 40 years. This book profiles 82 projects carried out in the 1960s and 1970s in countries around the world. These projects were researched and documented by AED under its Clearinghouse on Development Communication. It…
Descriptors: Community Action, Developing Nations, Development Communication, Foreign Countries
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