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Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond. Community Services Assistance Center. – 1989
This report presents summaries of federally-assisted and state (Virginia) funded programs as required by Public Law 100-146, The Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act Amendments of 1987. Information presented for each of the 55 programs includes: (1) the administering agency; (2) the legislation enabling the provision of…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Developmental Disabilities, Eligibility, Federal Aid
Virginia State Board for Rights of Virginians with Disabilities, Richmond. – 1990
In the executive report to the 1990 annual report the Virginia Board for Rights of the Disabled summarizes findings from the analysis of 47 federally-assisted and state-funded programs serving individuals with developmental disabilities in Virginia as well as a consumer satisfaction survey polling 309 Virginians with developmental disabilities.…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Citizen Participation, Civil Rights, Community Attitudes
New York State Education Dept., Albany. – 1992
This report provides financial data for higher education in New York State for the most current 5 years, 1985-86 through 1989-90, as well as established data for 2 more years. The report uses data collected from all New York State degree-granting institutions through the standardized Department's Higher Education Data System. Notes on this report…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Expenditure per Student, Financial Support, Higher Education
Oklahoma State Dept. of Human Services, Oklahoma City. Developmental Disabilities Services Div. – 1992
The goal of this training manual is to encourage citizenship training for individuals with developmental disabilities when such training is indicated. It is intended to be used by interdisciplinary teams and trainers throughout the service delivery system. The manual begins by outlining a philosophy of service delivery, listing some of the basic…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Civil Liberties
Department of Labor, Washington, DC. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills. – 1991
This document explains how community groups can use the Labor Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) process to ensure that skills taught in school are those sought by employers. Chapter 1 explains how the SCANS process works. Chapter 2 is titled "What SCANS Means to You." Chapter 3 explains how to build coalitions,…
Descriptors: Community Action, Community Control, Community Cooperation, Education Work Relationship
Calabia, Tino; And Others – 1992
This publication reports on a factfinding meeting held to discuss bias-motivated tensions at college campuses in Massachusetts. At that meeting three State Advisory Committees to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights were represented and heard testimony from student leaders, top administrators, concerned faculty members, and staff of the University…
Descriptors: Campuses, Civil Rights, College Administration, College Environment
Barth, Patte; Mitchell, Ruth – 1992
Based on principles of the Council for Basic Education, this book outlines a curriculum and pedagogy for an elementary school which would prepare children for national fourth grade examinations. The book is divided into six sections. The first section examines the background of elementary school students in the 1990s and presents ways for schools…
Descriptors: Art Education, Class Activities, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Evaluation
This booklet presents the policy of the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Planning Council to affirm and promote the sexuality rights and responsibilities of persons with disabilities. The purpose of the policy is to guide the community and empower persons with disabilities in Colorado to ensure that their inherent sexual rights and basic human…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Developmental Disabilities, Legal Responsibility, Legislation
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin. – 1992
This report presents a "snapshot" of higher education trends in Texas in 1990-91. An opening letter notes that the state is currently coping with record enrollments, greater competition for state dollars, and the impact of these issues on educational quality. A section on students looks at enrollment, minority enrollment, financial aid…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Faculty, College Libraries, College Students
Freeman, Margery, Ed. – 1987
This manual provides information for pastors, parents, and church members who are starting a child care program in their church, and for churches that are changing or expanding their child care program. Chapter 1 reports the results of a 1982 survey of child care in local parishes by the National Council of Churches. Chapter 2 explains four steps…
Descriptors: Certification, Check Lists, Church Programs, Church Role
Asayesh, Gelareh; And Others – 1992
Prepared by the national professional association of education reporters, this publication contains five articles that emphasize stories about mothers' crucial roles in their children's literacy. Reporters in five different parts of the United States sought out and interviewed young mothers with school-age children. "An Overview: Mothers'…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Blacks, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education
Erickson, Mike; And Others – 1986
Since 1979, a coalition of lawyers and educators in Sacramento, California has put on a one-day law-related education (LRE) conference in the local courthouse that draws hundreds of students from area high schools. The conference includes mock trial and moot court competitions, panels, debates, and simulations. This handbook was developed by the…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Community Resources, Conferences, High School Students
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. – 1992
This collection describes over 340 projects in which the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) at the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) has played a role in the past two years. The CURA offers a program of research and outreach on urban problems, which brings the resources of the university to bear on the problems of urban communities.…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Cook, Sherry; Nicolls, Beryl, Ed. – 1989
This guide is part of a package developed for people with disabilities and professionals wishing to conduct advocacy courses by Skills for People, a British advocacy group. The guide contains 13 sections: (1) why this guide was written; (2) how to use this guide; (3) how to have good meetings; (4) checklist for genuine involvement; (5) checklist…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Course Descriptions, Course Evaluation, Educational Planning
Eastern Michigan Univ., Ypsilanti. National Inst. for Consumer Education. – 1992
This document contains five lists of consumer resources pertaining to credit, credit problems, and home mortgages and equity loans. The first list, targeted at adults, provides information on general credit, applying for credit and contracts, seniors and women and credit, credit options and costs, credit protection, credit reports and bureaus, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Audiotape Cassettes, Computer Software, Consumer Education
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