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Levy, Janet E. – 1988
Joining Forces helps create a broad-based collaboration among the education, welfare, and child welfare systems to serve as a catalyst for change in public policy and practice on behalf of disadvantaged children and their families. An alarming number of children and adults face situations that threaten their immediate well-being and put them…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Welfare, Cooperative Programs, Disadvantaged
Bucy, Harriet Hanauer – 1990
This manual was developed to provide businesses with practical and easily implemented ways to meet the needs of local schools. It provides ideas and approaches for developing partnerships focused on school dropouts by exploring problems and pitfalls and offering solutions. The document has five chapters; a 21-item reference list; a description of…
Descriptors: Community Coordination, Community Resources, Cooperative Programs, Dropout Characteristics
Frazier, Billie H. – 1990
This document contains a brief bibliography of peer-reviewed literature, with abstracts, on intergenerational relationships. It is one of 12 bibliographies on aging prepared by the National Agricultural Library for its "Pathfinders" series of publications. Topics covered by the other 11 bibliographies include aging parents, adult…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Family Relationship, Intergenerational Programs, Interpersonal Relationship
Frazier, Billie H. – 1990
This document contains a brief bibliography of peer-reviewed literature, with abstracts, on living arrangements in later life. It is one of 12 bibliographies on aging prepared by the National Agricultural Library for its "Pathfinders" series of publications. Topics covered by the other 11 bibliographies include aging parents, adult…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Housing, Older Adults, Place of Residence
Washington State Board for Community Coll. Education, Olympia. – 1990
Information on enrollments, personnel, finances, and facilities in Washington's community colleges is provided in this report for the four quarters of 1988-89 and for previous years. First, general information is presented on the community colleges' role, mission, and history, along with a student enrollment profile, and highlighted findings…
Descriptors: Administrators, Capital Outlay (for Fixed Assets), College Faculty, College Role
Mount, Beth; Zwernik, Kay – 1990
This workbook is designed for people interested in facilitating Personal Futures Planning, a person-centered creative planning process designed to help people craft a life of meaning and contribution for a person with developmental disabilities. The facilitator of the Futures Planning process organizes a group to listen to the dreams and desires…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Cooperative Planning, Developmental Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
Seymour, Daniel – 1993
In 1991, International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation announced its commitment to work with higher education to accelerate the teaching, research, and use of quality management practices in college and university operations. Besides cash and equipment awards being offered, IBM proposed partnerships with IBM facilities to include loaned…
Descriptors: Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Core Curriculum, Educational Improvement
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1993
The Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources met to consider an amendment to the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve the delivery of college financial aid by moving from guaranteed students loans to direct loans. Under a system of direct loans, students would borrow directly from the Federal Government by applying through their colleges.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation
New York State Education Dept., Albany. – 1993
This report offers statistics and trends on educational costs at degree-granting institutions in New York State from 1986-87 to 1990-91. The report uses data collected from all New York State degree-granting institutions through the Department's Higher Education Data System (HEDS). Section I provides a general overview of state fiscal support over…
Descriptors: Accounting, Costs, Educational Economics, Educational Finance
Immerwahr, John; Farkas, Steve – 1993
A study was done of Californians' attitudes toward public higher education and its future in comparison to attitudes across the nation. The study conducted eight focus groups in California and used those findings to generate hypotheses tested through two telephone surveys. A California survey was conducted with 832 residents 18 years of age or…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Comparative Analysis, Equal Education, Futures (of Society)
Fischer, Barbara H. – 1991
The theme of the 1991 Virginia Summer Reading Program combined a fascination with the world of prehistoric creatures with the excitement of discovery. The summer program offers the library an opportunity to showcase its services for the entire community and demonstrates the contribution the library makes to the development of lifelong learning.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Children, Childrens Libraries
Fischer, Barbara H. – 1992
This manual contains information and materials for the Virginia Summer Reading Program. The "SI for Kids" ("Sports Illustrated for Kids") theme builds on the interest of youngsters in the Olympic games and affords wide interpretation at the local level. Some libraries may focus on sporting events and record setting…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Bibliographies, Childrens Libraries
Sabbagh, Suha J. – 1990
This document discusses the treatment of Arabs in the western media. The main portion concentrates on the image of Arabs presented in American novels. Because television and films present visual images that communicate a powerful message in a matter of seconds, stereotyping appears as a shorthand form of communication and is, to a certain extent,…
Descriptors: Arabs, Ethnic Stereotypes, Majority Attitudes, Mass Instruction
Texas Education Agency, Austin. – 1992
This report presents the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) performance results to state officials and the public as required by state law. Compiled in two volumes, TAAS results are aggregated and reported for the state as a whole, for education service centers and individual districts, and in district demographic groupings. Section 1…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Himmelman, Arthur T. – 1993
This fact sheet focuses on principles and practices of collaboration, especially between community crisis nursery and respite care services for families of children with special needs. First, the paper distinguishes among various ways to share resources, including networking, coordination, cooperation, and then collaboration, which is seen as…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Programs, Cooperation, Cooperative Programs
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