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Virginia State Council of Higher Education, Richmond. – 1993
This report is a summary of the 1993 Virginia General Assembly Session and its actions regarding higher education. The 1993 session considered a record number of bills and resolutions with more than 1,500 passed and signed by the governor. Approximately 150 of the items pertain directly or indirectly to higher education in Virginia and include a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research Projects, Resource Allocation, State Legislation
Bragg, Debra D.; And Others – 1992
This guide provides perspectives about Technical Preparation (tech prep) from personnel representing the 50 state agencies and many local consortia. The guide also explores an approach to implementing tech prep based on the concept of total quality management (TQM). Each chapter begins with an overview that provides background, a summary, and list…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Educational Change
Bruner, Charles – 1993
This document is designed to help states and communities develop technical assistance relationships and secure assistance that is responsive to the unique needs of the jurisdiction being served. It is based on the experiences of individuals who have studied and participated in service integration efforts at the state and community levels. It draws…
Descriptors: Community Coordination, Community Development, Community Problems, Community Programs
Forlizzi, Lori; And Others – 1992
This user's guide for professionals using Project Lifelong Learning staff development modules is designed to accompany the documentary on lifelong learning in the community, one of three half-hour television documentary programs intended for broadcast and for general public discussion activities. It introduces the project, the purpose of which is…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Community Cooperation
Forlizzi, Lori; And Others – 1992
This user's guide for professionals using Project Lifelong Learning staff development modules is designed to accompany the documentary on lifelong learning in the workplace, one of three half-hour television documentary programs intended for broadcast and for general public discussion activities. It introduces the project, the purpose of which is…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Educational Resources
Farley, Roy C.; And Others – 1992
Know Thyself Manuals contain test protocols and summaries of test interpretations and were developed to be given to vocational rehabilitation clients in order to involve them in the assessment process. This example of a Know Thyself Manual demonstrates how the "know thyself" strategy is operationalized in an evaluation center using the…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Diagnostic Tests, Disabilities
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. on Community Integration. – 1993
This report presents recommendations that address needed changes and improvements in state policies, administrative practices, and school and community service programs, in relation to school-to-adult-life transition of young people with disabilities in Minnesota. Recommendations were derived from two sources: (1) reviews of state plans and…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Policy
Kane, William M. – 1993
This guide provides school leaders with a framework and tools for developing and implementing a comprehensive school health program. Theoretical and scientific information relating to students' needs is outlined, and approaches that have proven successful in other schools are described. The book is divided into three parts: The first, "Why…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Community Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education
National Education Goals Panel, Washington, DC. – 1993
This Summary Guide to the third Annual Report of the National Education Goals Panel continues the commitment of the Panel to let the American people know the results being achieved in education. Facts about performance are presented, with tangible guidance about what each citizen can do to make the Goals a reality. The National Education Goals…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Responsibility
Golden, Olivia – 1991
This executive summary crystallizes the main themes of a study that is intended to help policymakers, advocates, community members, and welfare administrators create a welfare system to do more for children and do it better. The study was prompted by the Family Support Act of 1988. The following programs that have been successful in providing…
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Children, Delivery Systems, Disadvantaged Youth
American Bar Association, Washington, DC. Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly. – 1992
The purposes of the project that developed this education package for business were as follows: (1) enhance employer knowledge and understanding of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), especially in its application to corporate downsizing and the use of early retirement incentives; (2) discourage employer practices that violate the act…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Age Discrimination, Business Responsibility, Compliance (Legal)
Byce, Chuck; Khazzoom, Aziza – 1993
This report examines the changes that occurred in college student financial aid between 1986-87 and 1989-90 by comparing students receiving various forms of aid in the fall of 1986 with those receiving aid in the fall of 1989. The data used were derived from the 1987 and 1990 National Postsecondary Student Aid Studies (NPSAS). The overall focus of…
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Trends, Federal Programs, Higher Education
Brodmeier, Beate – 1992
Experiences gained by the Documentation Center of the German Foundation for International Development have been used to develop this manual on the establishment of information and documentation centers. Guidelines are set forth for the orientation phase of the operation, beginning with a market analysis and consultation with experts in the field.…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Documentation, Foreign Countries, Information Centers
Bogart, Quentin J.; Price, M. J. – 1993
To develop a comprehensive picture of successful Arizona community college transfer students and to determine differences between two-year college transfer, four-year college transfer, and native university students, a study was conducted of the characteristics, goals, and outcomes of students graduating with a baccalaureate degree from four major…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bachelors Degrees, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
Kober, Nancy – 1993
This document tries to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the teaching and learning of science in order to provide parents and community leaders a base of information to help improve science education. Questions are posed in three major areas: science in American education; science in the classroom; and science in the home…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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