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Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau. – 1992
This collection of tables presents selected facts and figures about education in Alaska. General and district school information about Alaska's 469 public schools in 54 districts and its 276 private and denominational schools is followed by tables of general student information, including average daily membership, enrollment, graduates, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Bilingual Education, Boarding Homes
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. – 1994
Testimony on federal aid to higher education in Africa is recorded in this report of a congressional hearing. Subcommittee chairman Senator Paul Simon opened by describing his hope that more U.S. aid be directed to the relatively new but now deteriorating African institutions of higher education. John Hicks, from the Bureau for Africa at the…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Developing Nations, Federal Aid, Foreign Countries
State Univ. of New York, Albany. Central Staff Office of Institutional Research. – 1994
This publication contains data on State University of New York (SUNY) trends in tuition and other basic student charges for the past 30 years and typical student costs from 1980-81 through 1993-94. A summary section defines fixed charges (tuition, college fees, student activity fees, and other required fees) and discusses variable charges (room…
Descriptors: College Students, Community Colleges, Higher Education, Private Colleges
Bond, Linda; And Others – 1993
This publication explores the relationship between state systemic reform initiatives and state student assessment programs using a database established by the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory and interviews with state assessment directors in California, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Texas, and Vermont. States throughout the country are…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Data Collection, Databases, Educational Assessment
Pinellas County School Board, Clearwater, FL. – 1992
This guide is designed to help facilitators tailor the Reach and Teach program to their clients' individual needs. Reach and Teach is a family literacy project designed to improve the parenting and basic skills of clients of family agencies in Pinellas County, Florida. The program emphasizes enhancing the parent's role as the child's nurturer and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Child Development, Family Literacy
Gabriel, Roy M.; And Others – 1992
This manual is for citizens working to develop drug prevention programs for their communities using preexisting data and consists of three sections. Part 1 asserts the need to assemble a community profile. The purpose for the data gathering activity must be clearly articulated. In part 2 the steps in assembling a package of community indicators…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Community Action, Community Problems, Community Surveys
Cook, Annabel Kirschner – 1993
Community leaders and government agency representatives need to understand local population trends, particularly in situations of rapid change. This publication outlines a simple framework for analysis of population changes, along with useful methods and criteria that can be applied when considering management and policy alternatives. Two…
Descriptors: Community Change, Community Planning, Community Services, Data Analysis
Niedergang, Mark – 1991
This program guide encourages discussion on the fundamental values on which the government's economic policies are based. This public talk series program is designed for the discussion of critical social and political issues through a balanced, nonpartisan presentation of a spectrum of views. The core of the program is consideration of four…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Discussion Groups, Economic Factors, Income
McCoy, Martha – 1991
This program guide encourages discussion on what role the United States should pursue in the Middle East. The guide is designed to assist in the discussion of critical social and political issues through a balanced, nonpartisan presentation of a spectrum of views. The core of the program considers four underlying goals: (1) the United States as…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Discussion Groups, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
Topsfield Foundation, Pomfret, CT. Study Circles Resource Center. – 1992
This bibliography is useful to those interested in the intersection of collaborative learning concerns and enhanced citizen participation. In addition to an introduction, there are five parts: (1) general information on study circles and small group discussion (8 references); (2) the theory of collaborative learning in small groups and study…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Citizenship Education, Cooperative Learning
McCoy, Martha; Pasquerella, Lynn – 1992
This program guide assists in discussions of critical social and political issues by providing a framework for considering which conditions warrant a use of military force. The guide examines the question from two different but related angles: military force and those reasons for war most commonly offered. The document includes the following…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Discussion Groups, Ethics, Foreign Policy
Pasquerella, Lynn – 1991
This program guide provides the information a study circle will need to discuss the death penalty. It offers a balanced, nonpartisan presentation of a spectrum of views. The four positions and the supporting material are designed for use in a single-session program of approximately 2 hours. The four positions are as follows: (1) the death penalty…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Capital Punishment, Citizenship Education, Course Content
American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship. – 1993
This document lists the law-related education activities conducted by state courts. The listings are arranged by state. Entries list the name of the court, a list of activities provided, descriptions of unusual programs, guidelines for programs that some of the courts have developed, and the name, title or committee, address, and phone number of a…
Descriptors: Court Judges, Court Role, Courts, Elementary Secondary Education
National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Services Organizations. – 1992
Most people over 65 take many prescription and nonprescription medicines. Because the body is changing and more medicines are taken, many older adults experience harmful reactions to the medicines they take. This booklet, written in both English and Spanish (on facing pages), was developed to help older adults learn more about medicines, recognize…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Drug Use, Geriatrics, Health Promotion
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1992
This guide is designed to provide private industry councils (PICs) with information on developing workplace literacy or job-related basic skills programs. Chapter 1 contains an overview of the nation's literacy problem and how it affects business and is designed to provide PIC members with background information to use when discussing the problem…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Case Studies
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