NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 2,101 to 2,115 of 3,292 results Save | Export
Davidson, Mary – 1983
The interim findings of a citizen commission charged with monitoring the implementation of the Chicago (Illinois) Public School desegregation plan are presented. The first of four sections of the report describes the context for the monitoring effort, including legal suits against the school systems in the 1960s and the events and legal decisions…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Desegregation Plans, Educational Finance, Educational Planning
Kops, Joan, Ed. – 1985
This handbook records the creation, development and growth, and stumbling blocks and successes of the Prison Literacy Project (PLP). It is intended to serve as a model for other community groups that are developing their own literacy projects. The handbook provides a history and philosophy of PLP, states PLP's vision and purpose, discusses need,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Community Education
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. – 1992
Intended for people interested in developing a skill clinic, this document contains examples of community and workplace approaches to skill clinics. It describes skill clinics that make it easier for adults to pursue further education and training by offering one-stop service, coordination, assessment, referral, and career counseling. Nine…
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Career Counseling
Alaska State Commission on Postsecondary Education, Juneau. – 1991
This report briefly summarizes Alaska student financial aid programs and participation levels for 1990-91. The programs described are the following: (1) Alaska Student Loan Program (program summary, loan award amounts, undergraduate loans, graduate loans, foreign study, loan repayments, default); (2) Alaska Family Education Loan Program…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Loan Default, Loan Repayment, Student Financial Aid
State Univ. of New York, Albany. Central Staff Office of Institutional Research. – 1992
This report presents data from a biannual survey of non-credit instructional activities at constituent institutions of the State University of New York (SUNY) in 1991. Non-credit instruction provides educational support mostly to adults who may be considering a career change or career advancement and also provides job skills training in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends
Kober, Nancy – 1991
Promoting community awareness and understanding of the issues encompassed within the teaching and learning of school mathematics, and involving parents in their children's mathematics education are the first steps toward the goal that every child must gain mathematical power. This document helps to answer some of the most frequent questions that…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Calculators, Computer Uses in Education, Computers
Nevada State Dept. of Education, Carson City. Planning, Research and Evaluation Branch. – 1988
Selected statistics are used to provide a snapshot of Nevada's 17 school districts. This report is produced annually for Nevada citizens who are interested in the schools. Data are provided for the school year ending June 1986. Individual district sections are preceded by a section on the state as a whole, which allows certain comparisons with…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Educational Finance
Nevada State Dept. of Education, Carson City. Planning, Research and Evaluation Branch. – 1990
This third edition of the annual status report on Nevada schools presents information for the school year ending June 1987. Data present a picture of Nevada's 17 school districts. Information for the state as a whole and each district is grouped into categories of: (1) financial; (2) students; (3) student achievement in terms of graduation rate…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Educational Finance
National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA. – 1992
This tip sheet provides information on key educational reform issues and advises education writers on covering vocational education. Part one, Key Educational Reform Issues Areas, addresses three issues: integrating academic and vocational education, tech prep, and performance standards and measures. Eight integration models are described:…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Articulation (Education), Career Choice, Career Ladders
Fox, David G.; And Others – 1990
The "General Report" and "Executive Summary" provide information about the performance of the public school system of Utah. The Utah Statewide Educational Assessment (USEA) Program began in 1975 and has continued every 3 years through the April 1990 assessment, to be replaced in fall 1990 by a new testing program. The new…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Demography, Educational Assessment
White, Warren J. – 1990
This document lists the competencies and skills necessary for the successful transition of special education students into the work force and the community. When fully implemented by a school, these competencies and skills assist the school and the Kansas Department of Rehabilitation Services in meeting the requirements of the state law on…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Check Lists, Competence
Chaney, Elsa M., Ed. – 1990
This awareness-raising module on women at midlife and older ages in cross-cultural perspective is intended for discussion groups, workshops, and college courses on women's lives in different societies. Based on empowerment workshops in Acapulco, Mexico, and the District of Columbia, in which women from a wide range of social classes and…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Lexington, KY. – 1991
Intended for parents and community members, this pamphlet summarizes provisions of the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990 (KERA), outlines specific school improvement developments to watch for during 1991-92, and provides concrete suggestions for facilitating the process and obtaining further information. The updates are grouped according to…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Educational Change, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Ensign, Arselia S., Ed. – PAM Repeater, 1992
This guide presents low tech solutions that have worked for some people with disabilities or their parents. Twenty-one ideas are offered to give children with physical disabilities more opportunities for play and art. Examples include recycling stuffed animals into puppets, punching a hole in top of playing cards to accommodate a mouth stick, and…
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Art Activities, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Computer Oriented Programs
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, Columbia. – 1991
This document is the state-wide strategic plan for public and private higher education in the 1990s in South Carolina. The plan was developed in response to the State Legislative Act 629, "The Cutting Edge." The plan rests on three principles: (1) ensuring access to education to all South Carolinians at whatever levels of student…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Accountability, College School Cooperation
Pages: 1  |  ...  |  137  |  138  |  139  |  140  |  141  |  142  |  143  |  144  |  145  |  ...  |  220