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Marietta, Geoff; d'Entremont, Chad; Kaur, Emily Murphy – Harvard Education Press, 2017
"Improving Education Together" offers a step-by-step guide to Labor-Management-Community (LMC) collaboration, an intervention that has successfully improved student outcomes in a wide variety of school districts across the country. The authors illustrate how a culture of collaboration between labor, management, and community stakeholders…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Intervention, Cooperation, Labor Force
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2008
The purpose of a state report card is to provide the general public and policymakers with information to assess and improve post secondary education in each state. "Measuring Up 2008" is the fifth in a series of biennial report cards that evaluates states in six overall performance categories: (1) Preparation for post-secondary education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Access to Education
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2008
The purpose of a state report card is to provide the general public and policymakers with information to assess and improve post secondary education in each state. "Measuring Up 2008" is the fifth in a series of biennial report cards that evaluates states in six overall performance categories: (1) Preparation for post-secondary education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Access to Education
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2006
The "2005 Annual Report on Our Call to Action: Pursuit of Excellence" details the school system's significant progress toward meeting the identified milestones within each of the system's four strategic goal areas. The overall trend data continue to provide strong evidence of the effectiveness of our strategies and initiatives detailed…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Federal Legislation, Work Environment, Educational Change
Ashby, Nicole, Ed. – US Department of Education, 2006
"The Achiever" is a monthly newsletter designed expressly for parents and community leaders. Each issue contains news and information about school improvement in the United States. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) $30 Million in Grants Awarded to Help Struggling Readers: Spellings Announces First Round of…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2006
The purpose of this state report card is to provide the general public and policymakers with information they can use to assess and improve postsecondary education in each state. "Measuring Up 2006" is the fourth in a series of biennial report cards. The report card grades states in six overall performance categories: (1) Preparation:…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Enrollment, Access to Education, Paying for College
Ashby, Nicole, Ed. – US Department of Education, 2006
"The Achiever" is a monthly newsletter designed expressly for parents and community leaders. Each issue contains news and information about school improvement in the United States. Highlights of this issue include: (1) New Legislation Promises More Choices for Low-income Families; (2) A Look at Three Schools Reaching for "No Child…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Academic Achievement, Federal Legislation, Low Income Groups
Mizell, Lee – National Endowment for the Arts, 2005
This report examines arts participation in the ten largest metropolitan areas in the United States using data from the 2002 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts. These data indicate that, in general, these metropolitan regions tend to be more alike than different with respect to arts participation patterns. Analysis reveals that while…
Descriptors: Metropolitan Areas, Participation, Art Activities, Fine Arts
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2004
This state report card is derived from "Measuring Up 2004," the national report card for higher education. Its purpose is to provide the public and policymakers with information to assess and improve postsecondary education in each state. "Measuring Up 2004" is the third in a series of biennial report cards. The report card…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Enrollment, Access to Education, Paying for College
Steurer, Stephen J.; Smith, Linda G. – 2003
This study compared correctional education participants and non-participants in Maryland, Minnesota, and Ohio to assess the impact of correctional education on recidivism and post-release employment of inmates. The study attempted to address criticism of previous studies by using a treatment and comparison group, using statistical controls,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Rehabilitation
2002
This document is designed for use by community organizers in creating, developing and maintaining an intergenerational program. Starting with a brief overview of the Maryland Intergenerational Coalition, the document describes (in short, bulleted entries) the activities and accomplishments of various intergenerational programs in Maryland, such as…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Church Role, Churches, Community Programs
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. – 2002
As a result of lengthy deliberations and review of evidence-based proven practices by the Leadership in Action Program in Maryland, this action agenda details 6 goals, 25 strategies, and 106 action steps determined as most critical to ensuring that all of Maryland's children will enter school ready to learn. The action agenda was submitted to the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Change Strategies, Child Care
Ratliff, Charles A.; Rawlings, Howard P.; Ards, Sheila; Sherman, Jane – 1997
The three case studies in this report describe state-level efforts to address diversity and equity in postsecondary institutions in California, Maryland, and Washington. A preface provides some background on affirmative action programs, litigation history, and the roles of state coordinating agencies and institutional governing boards. The…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, Affirmative Action, College Admission
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Maryland School Performance, Product, and Service Development Office. – 1993
This publication presents performance data and the concomitant standards of performance that form the basis of school improvement in Maryland. The Data-Based Areas section of this report describes essential tools for measuring how well schools, school systems, and the state are preparing every student for higher education and successful careers…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attendance, Dropout Rate, Educational Attainment
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Office of Special Education. – 1982
The manual is intended to help parent surrogates carry out their role by providing an overview of the special education decisionmaking process in Maryland. The parent surrogate is responsible for representing the child in all matters relating to identification, evaluation, educational placement, and programing. Roles of the parent surrogate are…
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicap Identification
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