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Cabral, Nicole; Gordon, Madison; Leighninger, Matt – Public Agenda, 2018
There is a growing concern about discrimination and hate crimes taking place across the country. While incidents of bias can occur anywhere, it is especially troubling when it happens in our schools. Discussing race and discrimination can be difficult for the most seasoned of professionals, however, that discomfort should not prevent important…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Social Discrimination, Crime, Incidence
Pierce, Jennifer; Jackson, Dia – Education Policy Center at American Institutes for Research, 2017
P.S. 52 Sheepshead Bay School in Brooklyn, New York, serves more than 850 students from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. After scores on the 2014 New York State English language arts assessment were unsatisfactory, first-year principal Rafael Alvarez searched for a way to improve academic outcomes for his…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Elementary School Students, Public Schools, Program Effectiveness
Cook, Heather D., Ed.; Kohl , Harold W., III, Ed. – National Academies Press, 2013
Physical inactivity is a key determinant of health across the lifespan. A lack of activity increases the risk of heart disease, colon and breast cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, osteoporosis, anxiety and depression and others diseases. Emerging literature has suggested that in terms of mortality, the global population health burden of…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Health Promotion, Health Behavior
Armstrong, Dale; Laird, Alice; Mulgrew, Anne – Alberta Education, 2008
The purpose of this Handbook is to assist educators in understanding grade level of achievement (GLA), the role it plays in communicating student learning, and how to effectively implement the reporting of grade level of achievement for students enrolled in grades one through nine to Alberta Education as an adjunct to the on-going reporting to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Vignettes, Guidelines
Hinrichs, Clare; Schafft, Kai; Bloom, Dara; McHenry-Sorber, Erin – Center for Rural Pennsylvania, 2008
This guidebook has been developed to support and coordinate efforts across Pennsylvania to increase the connections between farms and schools. It is written for schools and school districts--and especially for food service directors, teachers, administrators, school nurses, and school health and wellness committees. It is also written for farmers…
Descriptors: Food Service, Guides, School Community Relationship, Agricultural Occupations
America's Promise: The Alliance for Youth, Alexandria, VA. – 2001
This guide, which is an updated version of the guide created for the Groundhog Job Shadow Day (GJSD) that was held on February 2, 1999, provides structured activities that classroom teachers and job sites can use to help students understand the importance and relevance of their education and see firsthand the range of knowledge, skills, and…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education
Hanser, Lawrence M.; Robyn, Abby E. – 2000
In 1992, the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Education jointly developed the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) Career Academy model, which provides a framework for implementation of an innovative vocational education program designed to keep dropout-prone students in school. The program, which combines military…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Career Academies, Career Education, Case Studies
Barrell, M. Kay – 1991
This handbook is designed for specific use by performing arts presenters and touring companies. These companies pose an immense range of production requirements and challenges to a presenter. The book stresses the basics of technical production with an emphasis on presenting dance. Dance has more inherent pitfalls in its production requirements,…
Descriptors: Dance, Drama, Guidelines, Guides
Agran, Martin, Ed.; And Others – 1994
This guidebook provides behavioral-instructional strategies for teaching essential personal safety skills and promoting overall well-being to persons with developmental disabilities. Case studies demonstrate these strategies in practice, and detailed curriculum goals are included to guide intervention efforts. To ensure that learners both…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Daily Living Skills
Bradwell, John; And Others – 1982
Designed for use by community education coordinators, elementary classroom teachers, PTA workers, school volunteers, and parents, this guide offers suggestions about ways to unite the school and the home in efforts to help children learn. The first section discusses the expanded role of the community education coordinator in parenting programs and…
Descriptors: Community Coordination, Community Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Baran, Nancy H., Ed. – 1988
This booklet is designed to help first-time car buyers determine if they can or should buy a car and how to get the most from their car-buying dollar. Leasing and renting options also are discussed. The booklet outlines the process of buying a new car, starting with a review of sizes, types, and features. This is followed by a rundown on showroom…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Budgeting, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education
Cooper, Arnold C. – 1983
This paper analyzes the reasons behind the success and failure of various entrepreneurs and their small businesses. Presented first is an overview of the increasing role of entrepreneurship as a way of earning a living in the United States today and the different challenges and outcomes new small business generally encounter. In the first three…
Descriptors: Basic Business Education, Business Administration, Business Skills, Career Education
Nebraska State Advisory Council for Vocational Education, Lincoln. – 1982
This handbook was written to demonstrate the procedure for setting up and running a citizen advisory council for vocational education programs. Organized into seven sections, the handbook provides information on the background and purposes of an advisory council, procedures for establishing a council, council operations, the council role, public…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Citizen Participation, Citizens Councils, Community Involvement
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div. – 1981
This manual is designed to provide communities and development workers in the developing world with information about some organizations that provide resources for use in rural developmental efforts. Discussed in the introductory section of the guide are the role of the development worker in Third World nations, types of resources, procedures for…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Community Education, Community Resources
Vaughan, Gary L. – 1981
This manual is designed to assist management consultants in working with small-scale entrepreneurs in developing countries. Addressed in an overview of the small-scale enterprise (SSE) are: the role of the SSE in third world development, problems of SSEs, and target firms. The second chapter deals with various forms of management assistance to…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Business Administration, Case Studies, Check Lists
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