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Sacks, Arlene – Grey House Publishing, 2018
The US Department of Education notes that, "in 1970, U.S. schools educated only one in five children with disabilities, and many states had laws excluding certain students, including children who were deaf, blind, emotionally disturbed or mentally retarded, from its schools." Now, they estimate that more than 6.5 million children and…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational Policy, Curriculum Development, Educational History
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Narasimharao, B. Pandu, Ed.; Wright, Elizabeth, Ed.; Prasad, Shashidhara, Ed.; Joshi, Meghana, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Higher education institutions play a vital role in their surrounding communities. Besides providing a space for enhanced learning opportunities, universities can utilize their resources for social and economic interests. The "Handbook of Research on Science Education and University Outreach as a Tool for Regional Development" is a…
Descriptors: Science Education, Guides, Outreach Programs, School Community Relationship
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Loveless, Douglas, Ed.; Sullivan, Pamela, Ed.; Dredger, Katie, Ed.; Burns, Jim, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Developments in the education field are affected by numerous, and often conflicting, social, cultural, and economic factors. With the increasing corporatization of education, teaching and learning paradigms are continuously altered. "Deconstructing the Education-Industrial Complex in the Digital Age" is an authoritative reference source…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teacher Education, Technological Literacy, Neoliberalism
Borman, Kathryn M., Ed.; Cahill, Spencer E., Ed.; Cotner, Bridget A., Ed. – Praeger, 2007
Written by an interdisciplinary group of experts in education, psychology, sociology, and other fields, this landmark handbook provides a thorough examination of U.S. secondary education from the private academies of Colonial America to the comprehensive high schools and alternative schools of today. This accessible compendium is a treasure trove…
Descriptors: Reference Materials, Court Litigation, Equal Education, Access to Education
Borman, Kathryn M., Ed.; Cahill, Spencer E., Ed.; Cotner, Bridget A., Ed. – Praeger, 2007
Written by an interdisciplinary group of experts in education, psychology, sociology, and other fields, this landmark handbook provides a thorough examination of U.S. secondary education from the private academies of Colonial America to the comprehensive high schools and alternative schools of today. This accessible compendium is a treasure trove…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Teacher Certification, Student Rights, Teacher Shortage
Borman, Kathryn M., Ed.; Cahill, Spencer E., Ed.; Cotner, Bridget A., Ed. – Praeger, 2007
Written by an interdisciplinary group of experts in education, psychology, sociology, and other fields, this landmark handbook provides a thorough examination of U.S. secondary education from the private academies of Colonial America to the comprehensive high schools and alternative schools of today. This accessible compendium is a treasure trove…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Civil Rights, Educational History, Private Education
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ1), 2007
This publication welcomes students attending one of the American Association of Community Colleges' (AACC's) international fairs during Fall 2007 in Jakarta and Surabaya, Indonesia; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Hong Kong and Macau, China; and Seoul, Korea. AACC holds these tours to acquaint international students in Asia with the benefits of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Community Colleges
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ1), 2006
Each year more than 572,500 international students enroll in more than 3,300 colleges and universities in the United States. Currently, about 84,000 of these students attend community colleges. Why do so many international students choose to pursue higher education in the United States? First, U.S. colleges and universities welcome and value…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Community Colleges, Student Organizations
Farenga, Stephen J., Ed.; Ness, Daniel, Ed. – M.E. Sharpe Inc, 2005
Designed for professional educators as well as students of the field, this definitive reference provides comprehensive coverage of educational theory and practice from the primary grades through higher education. The set integrates numerous theoretical frameworks with field-based applications from many years in educational research, and features…
Descriptors: Encyclopedias, Educational Research, Reference Materials, Educational Theories
Hefzallah, Ibrahim M. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2004
This book examines the new learning and telecommunications technologies and their potential applications to enrich the learning process, to ensure educational equality for all students and to help cultivate the educated person. In the light of recent studies, educational technology developments, and emerging educational needs of the twenty-first…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Equal Education, Educational Environment, Educational Change
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Minnesota Department of Education, 2004
This guide is intended to aid high school students in their educational planning. It is a venue wherein colleges and universities state clearly their policies in granting college credit for successful completion of International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations in high school. The guide also represents certification of these policies to the…
Descriptors: Transfer Policy, Educational Planning, State Colleges, College Credits
Abbey, Cherie D., Ed. – 2003
This ninth volume of the "Biography Today Sports" series is intended to appeal to young readers in a format they can enjoy reading and readily understand. Each alphabetically-arranged sketch provides at least one picture of the individual profiled, and bold-faced rubrics lead the reader to information on birth, youth, early memories,…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Athletes, Baseball, Basketball
Abbey, Cherie D., Ed. – 2003
This volume provides biographies on sports figures. Each entry offers at least one picture of the individual profiled, and bold-faced rubrics lead to information on birth, youth, early memories, education, first jobs, marriage and family, career highlights, memorable experiences, hobbies, and honors and awards. Each entry ends with a list of…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Basketball, Bicycling
Abbey, Cherie D., Ed. – 2003
This volume provides biographies on sports figures. Each entry offers at least one picture of the individual profiled, and bold-faced rubrics lead to information on birth, youth, early memories, education, first jobs, marriage and family, career highlights, memorable experiences, hobbies, and honors and awards. Each entry ends with a list of…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education
Drew, Bernard A. – 2002
Intended as a ready reference for teenagers looking for information about their favorite writers, this book features 100 biographical sketches and biographies of popular young adult authors. The book includes many authors who are prize winners, many who have shown strength and consistency in writing, and some who have pioneered new directions or…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Authors, Bibliographies, Biographies
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