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Cabral, Nicole; Gordon, Madison; Leighninger, Matt – Public Agenda, 2018
There is a growing concern about discrimination and hate crimes taking place across the country. While incidents of bias can occur anywhere, it is especially troubling when it happens in our schools. Discussing race and discrimination can be difficult for the most seasoned of professionals, however, that discomfort should not prevent important…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Social Discrimination, Crime, Incidence
Hobbs, Tim; Silla, Vanessa; Beltran, Gloria – Online Submission, 2008
The purpose of this presentation is to identify the challenges faced by special educators throughout North America in meeting the needs of Mexican-American students. Recommendations will also be provided for collaborating with families from Mexico along the following dimensions: population and demographic factors, urbanization and the decline of…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Special Education, Mexican American Education, Mexican Americans
Science Service, 2006
This publication presents changes and modifications for 2006-2007 to the "International Rules for Precollege Science Research: Guidelines for Science and Engineering Fairs." It is written to guide fair directors, teachers, scientists, parents, and adult volunteers as they pursue their work of encouraging students to explore and investigate their…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Guidelines, Mentors, Laboratory Safety
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Etscheidt, Susan – American Secondary Education, 2006
School safety is a concern of administrators, teachers, parents and students. Federal legislation has been enacted to address school safety, including the discipline of students with disabilities. One option available to school districts is to place potentially dangerous or disruptive students in an interim alternative educational setting (IAES).…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Federal Legislation, Disabilities, School Safety
Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Pittsburgh, PA. – 1979
Guidelines for communicating information about a school and its programs are provided in this handbook. The following topics are included: (1) how to encourage good school-community relations with the active involvement of students, parents, businesses, senior citizens, and the general community; (2) how to develop a fact sheet for school…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Fund Raising, Guidelines, News Media
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX. – 1983
In 1978, the Administration for Children, Youth, and Families, through its Head Start program, designed and implemented the Basic Educational Skills (BES) project to foster Head Start children's readiness for school and their subsequent achievement in elementary school. The purpose of this document is to disseminate elementary-level BES materials.…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Education, Guidelines, Instructional Development