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British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2016
This resource conveys policies, procedures, and guidelines that support the delivery of special education services in British Columbia's (Canada) public schools. It was originally published in 1995 (ED414703), following an extensive provincial Special Education Review (1993-94). The purpose of this manual is to provide a single point of reference…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Special Education, Educational Policy
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Social Education, 2014
The introduction of standards-based instruction ushered in a movement to clearly articulate the academic outcomes for students across the curriculum. State departments of education and local school districts across the nation have invested tremendous resources to define what students "need to know and be able to do" in English Language…
Descriptors: Social Studies, State Standards, Standard Setting, Position Papers
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2013
This resource conveys policies, procedures, and guidelines that support the delivery of special education services in British Columbia's (Canada) public schools. It was originally published in 1995 (ED414703), following an extensive provincial Special Education Review (1993-94). The purpose of this manual is to provide a single point of reference…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Special Education, Educational Policy, Guides
Woods, Deanna – 2002
This guide is designed for anyone who wants to work together with others to improve schools. Its aim is to create a high-performing learning community that is able to meet the highest goals for every student in its care. It identifies the "bottom line" of school-improvement efforts, that is, which elements research, best practice, and theory…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines
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
Washington Univ., Seattle. – 2001
This brief paper considers the application of "universal design" principles to Web page design in order to increase accessibility for people with disabilities. Suggestions are based on the World Wide Web Consortium's accessibility initiative, which has proposed guidelines for all Web authors and federal government standards. Seven guidelines for…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Accessibility (for Disabled), Design Preferences, Disabilities
Eley, Charles, Ed. – 2001
This three-volume manual, focusing on California's K-12 public schools, presents guidelines for establishing schools that are healthy, comfortable, energy efficient, resource efficient, water efficient, secure, adaptable, and easy to operate and maintain. The first volume describes why high performance schools are important, what components are…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Facilities Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy Management
Department of Education, Washington, DC. – 2000
This document presents a set of guidelines for schools and religious organizations to use when they enter into an educational partnership. The guidelines reflect two basic and important obligations of the First Amendment: (1) Schools may not forbid students from expressing their personal religious views or beliefs solely because they are of a…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Mentors
Doll, Beth; Doll, Carol – 1997
This resource shows librarians and mental health professionals how to use the power of books as therapy when working with children and young adults. After defining "bibliotherapy," the book considers what skills and competencies are needed to qualify an individual to be a bibliotherapist. It then explores how bibliotherapy can be used to meet the…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Bibliotherapy, Childhood Needs, Cooperative Programs
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
Campbell, Patricia B. – 1986
This pamphlet describes ways in which parents and others interested in education can effectively evaluate the usefulness of educational research. Almost everything that happens in the schools is related to educational research. Parents and concerned others should appreciate its benefits, but should be aware that: not all research is done well or…
Descriptors: Community Role, Counselor Role, Data Interpretation, Educational Research
Minnesota Governor's Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, St. Paul. – 1988
This document consists of three separately published two-fold brochures. The three brochures provide guidelines for families of persons with disabilities to assess the level of integration efforts by local school districts and special education cooperatives. Guidelines are presented in the form of yes-no questions about administrative commitment,…
Descriptors: Agencies, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines
Ericsson, Samuel E.; And Others – 1982
This paper presents arguments in favor of, and legal and constitutional guidelines for, religious released time education programs as a workable counterbalance for those concerned with the trend toward secularism in public education. The guidelines are necessarily general, because laws regarding the authority of school districts to adopt released…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines
Network (Supplement), 1983
This supplement summarizes the National Commission on Excellence in Education's final report "A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform" and offers guidelines for citizens interested in forming their own commission on excellence. Resource organizations and publications for local commissions are listed. Theses and recommendations of…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Citizen Participation, Community Action, Educational Improvement
Deffenbaugh, W.S. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1922
The demand for Bulletin 1915 No. 44, School Administration in the smaller cities, having been so great that the supply was soon exhausted, and the demand for it still being great, a new-bulletin regarding the administration of schools in the smaller cities has been prepared. The information contained in it was collected by means of a…
Descriptors: School Administration, Urban Schools, Superintendents, Principals
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