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Gong, Xin; Wang, Pengcheng – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
This study provides a comparative analysis of the pre-service education system for preschool educators in China and the United States. Based on collected data and materials (literature, policy documents, and statistical data), we compare two areas of pre-service training: (1) the formal system; (2) the informal system. In the formal system, most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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McFarland, Joel; Hussar, Bill; de Brey, Cristobal; Snyder, Tom; Wang, Xiaolei; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney; Gebrekristos, Semhar; Zhang, Jijun; Rathbun, Amy; Barmer, Amy; Bullock Mann, Farrah; Hinz, Serena – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
"The Condition of Education 2017" is a congressionally mandated annual report summarizing the latest data on education in the United States. This report is designed to help policymakers and the public monitor educational progress. This year's report includes 50 indicators on topics ranging from prekindergarten through postsecondary…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
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Fedorov, Alexander; Levitskaya, Anastasia; Camarero, Emma – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2016
The article analyzes the results of the international experts' survey regarding the curriculum of media literacy education, which was administrated by the authors in September-October 2015. The expert panel includes specialists actively involved in the real process of media literacy education in schools, universities and other educational…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Literacy Education, Expertise, Surveys
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Musu-Gillette, Lauren; Robinson, Jennifer; McFarland, Joel; KewalRamani, Angelina; Zhang, Anlan; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
"Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups" examines the educational progress and challenges students face in the United States by race/ethnicity. This report shows that, over time, students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Racial Differences, Barriers, White Students
Stullich, Stephanie; Morgan, Ivy; Schak, Oliver – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2016
This policy brief examines state-by-state trends to compare the extent to which state and local governments are investing in education and in corrections. More specifically, this brief uses extant data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau, and other sources to present a snapshot of the…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
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Rakap, Salih; Parlak-Rakap, Asiye; Aydin, Burak – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
Inclusion of young children with disabilities into general education classrooms is a common practice that has been implemented for many years in developed countries around the world and many developing countries have been creating and implementing laws and regulations to support inclusive education in early years. Although extant literature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Preschool Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Breen, Paul, Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
As our world becomes increasingly diverse and technologically-driven, the role and identities of teachers continues to change. "Cases on Teacher Identity, Diversity, and Cognition in Higher Education" seeks to address this change and provide an accurate depiction of the teaching profession today. This thought-provoking collection of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Professional Identity, Teacher Role, Teacher Responsibility
Thomsen, Jennifer – Education Commission of the States, 2014
Education issues were again at the forefront when the leaders of 42 states and the District of Columbia outlined their priorities in their 2014 State of the State addresses. Governors outlined their plans for increasing the quality and availability of education--from preschool through postsecondary--to spur economic growth and enhance the quality…
Descriptors: State Policy, Educational Quality, Access to Education, Economic Development
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Ross, Susan M. – Quest, 2013
The "National Physical Activity Plan", as well as professional and government agencies (NASPE, 2008a; US Department of Health and Human Services, 2000) acknowledge pre-kindergarten (pre-K) children should be part of comprehensive school physical activity initiatives anchored in quality physical education programming. These…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Physical Education Teachers, Physical Activity Level
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Shao, Kun; Tamashiro, Roy – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2013
In studies conducted in the USA, teacher dispositional factors such as enthusiasm, professional esteem and learning motivation often emerge as the most significant variables affecting student learning and achievement from the primary grades through higher education. Do these factors play as significant a role in student learning and achievement in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Teacher Characteristics, Cultural Differences
Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education, 2012
This data snapshot highlights several differences in educational opportunities between males and females from prekindergarten through higher education. The information herein, gathered from a variety of education data sources, shows that--despite the enormous progress made in ensuring equal educational opportunities since the passage of Title IX…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Sex Fairness, Educational Opportunities, Gender Issues
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Lalancette, Helene; Campbell, Stephen R. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2012
Research design and methods in educational neuroscience involve using neuroscientific tools such as brain image technologies to investigate cognitive functions and inform educational practices. The ethical challenges raised by research in social neuroscience have become the focus of neuroethics, a sub-discipline of bioethics. More specifically…
Descriptors: Research Design, Neurology, Educational Practices, Ethics
Le, Cecilia; Frankfort, Jill – Jobs for the Future, 2011
More than 200 early college high schools serving 50,000 students have opened across the United States since 2002--and they are achieving results. Eighty-six percent of early college graduates enroll in college immediately after high school, compared with two-thirds of high school graduates nationwide. Of the 3,000 early college graduates in 2009,…
Descriptors: High Schools, Academic Achievement, High School Graduates, College Graduates
US Department of Education, 2011
This paper provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Each entry, which gives a brief overview of a program or resource, is listed…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Information Dissemination
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Ryan, Sharon; Whitebook, Marcy; Kipnis, Fran; Sakai, Laura – Early Childhood Research & Practice, 2011
This paper reports on an interview study with directors of Head Start and child care programs who are collaborating with local education authorities to provide publicly funded preschool in New Jersey, USA. A standardized interview protocol was utilized with 98 directors chosen to represent a range of center types from across the three main regions…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Federal Programs, Preschool Children, Disadvantaged Youth
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