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Bassett, Katherine, Ed.; Bigham, Brett, Ed.; Calvert, Laurie, Ed. – National Network of State Teachers of the Year, 2017
This is the first in a series of booklists drawn from recommendations by State and National Teachers of the Year and Finalists for State Teacher of the Year. This booklist is a resource for educators, parents, community members, and policy makers interested in reaching young people on issues of social justice. The collection of more than 200 books…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Reading Lists, Books, Preschool Education
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Boaduo, Nana Adu-Pipim; Milondzo, K. S.; Adjei, Alex – Educational Research and Reviews, 2009
This study surveyed 45 selected primary and secondary schools in Botswana which aimed to identify how parent and community involvement in the governance of schools affect teacher effectiveness and improvement of learner performance. The study started from January 2005 to December 2006. Literature review, administration of questionnaires, interview…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Teacher Effectiveness, Community Involvement, Governance
ACT, Inc., 2005
This report uses the phrase, "College Readiness" to refer in a general sense to the level of preparation a student needs to be ready to enroll and succeed--without remediation--in a credit-bearing course at a two-year or four-year institution, trade school, or technical school. Increasingly, however, college readiness also means "workplace"…
Descriptors: Relevance (Education), Education Work Relationship, Job Training, Core Curriculum
Engstrom, Martha C.; Parrie, Chelsey; Miller, Russell; Li, Yuan – Wyoming State Department of Education, 2004
The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to measure the major health risk behaviors performed by youth. These health risk behaviors include: behaviors that contribute to intentional and unintentional injuries; the use of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs; sexual behaviors that contribute…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, High School Students, Middle School Students, Student Behavior
Barrios, Lisa C.; Burgeson, Charlene R.; Crossett, Linda; Harrykissoon, Samantha D.; Pritzl, Jane; Wechsler, Howell; Kuester, Sarah A.; Pederson, Linda; Graffunder, Corinne; Rainford, Neil; Sleet, David – US Department of Health and Human Services, 2004
The "School Health Index" is a self-assessment and planning guide that will enable schools to: (1) identify the strengths and weaknesses of school policies and programs for promoting health and safety; (2) develop an action plan for improving student health and safety, and (3) involve teachers, parents, students, and the community in improving…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Health Activities, School Policy, School Safety
Louisiana State Department of Education, 2004
This document presents student work on the Science test which was completed as part of a Graduate Exit Exam (GEE) 21 assessment. The test is made up of forty multiple--choice items, four independent short?answer items, and one comprehensive science task. The science task consists of three short--answer items and one essay, all of which are based…
Descriptors: Grade 11, Secondary Education, Science Achievement, Achievement Tests
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture. – 2002
This document launches a wide public consultation with all those involved in and with an interest in the European Union's (EU's) education, training, and youth programs called Socrates, Tempus, Leonardo da Vinci, and Youth for Europe. It is the first step toward preparing the new generation of programs to start in 2007 and will inform the…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Developed Nations, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation
Johnston, Ron – 2002
The future of vocational education and training (VET) in Australia was explored in a project that was designed to identify emerging issues in VET, identify challenges and opportunities for strategic thinking about the future of VET, and establish a basis for ongoing consideration of strategic issues. The major project activities were as follows:…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Change Strategies, Definitions, Economic Change
Fein, Scott; Melnick, Sara – 2001
This booklet depicts the thinking of state-level and local-level advocates and policymakers regarding the complementary nature of service learning and school-to-work and explains the benefits of linking the two strategies through partnerships. The similarities and differences between service learning and school-to-work are presented along with…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Articulation (Education), Career Exploration, Comparative Analysis
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture. – 2001
Personal mobility, which is becoming increasingly necessary in the era of the Internet and the globalization of trade, is a crucial part of the European Union's (EU) goal of becoming a knowledge society. While millions of young people, students, teachers, and trainers have participated in educational, training, and linguistic exchanges in the past…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cooperative Programs, Educational Policy
GMS Partners, Inc. Silver Spring, MD. – 2000
Designed as the final step in a carefully articulated work-readiness program, Mentors provides students interested in health care careers with an opportunity to develop superior employability skills, while striking a balance between work and school. The Mentors program links the school community, the student, and host organizations in a mutually…
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Education Work Relationship, Health Services, Job Skills
Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Bureau of Primary Health Care. – 2000
Shadows is an individualized, hands-on, real-world career experience that provides students with a structured look at the future world of work in health care. The program helps students build a bridge between school-based learning and established health care skills standards. Shadows focuses on expanding the student's horizons beyond the classroom…
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Education Work Relationship, Health Services, Internship Programs
GMS Partners, Inc. Silver Spring, MD. – 2000
The Insights program begins the journey of becoming ready to work by introducing students to the varied career opportunities, skills, and technologies in today's health care industry. Students travel as a class or group to the host site for a series of seminars. While on site, the students and their accompanying teachers meet with professionals…
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Education Work Relationship, Health Services, Higher Education
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale. – 2000
This document, which is intended as a guide for work force preparation program providers, details the Illinois occupational skill standards for programs preparing students for employment in occupations in the architectural drafting cluster. The document begins with a brief overview of the Illinois perspective on occupational skill standards and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Advisory Committees, Architectural Drafting, Behavioral Objectives
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale. – 2000
This document, which is intended as a guide for work force preparation program providers, details the Illinois occupational skill standards for programs preparing students for employment in occupations in the automotive technician cluster. The document begins with overviews of the Illinois perspective on occupational skill standards and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Advisory Committees, Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives
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