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Maine Community College System, 2017
The Maine Community College System (MCCS or "System") is comprised of seven colleges, nine campuses, and six off-campus centers that are located within 25 miles of over 90% of Maine's population. The colleges offer one-year certificate and two-year associate degree programs that are designed to lead to direct employment or transfer to a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Associate Degrees, Certification, Postsecondary Education
Berlin, Gordon L. – MDRC, 2016
Over the last decade and a half, during a period defined in the public consciousness by political partisanship, the legislative and executive branches have quietly forged a bipartisan consensus around the need to build evidence of effectiveness that would ensure high rates of return on investment for the nation's social programs. The establishment…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Evidence, Barriers, Policy Formation
Alliance for Excellent Education, 2014
In comments submitted April 7, 2014, the Alliance for Excellent Education called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to modernize the federal E-rate program in order to lay the foundation for expanding the program through increased funding. These comments are in response to an E-rate Public Notice issued by the FCC on March 6, 2014…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Financial Support, Federal Aid, Federal Government
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) follows education budgets and legislation during regular and special legislative sessions, from governors' proposals through final legislative actions in the 16 SREB states. This report includes legislative Web site addresses and descriptions, by state, of gubernatorial budgetary requests and proposals…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Budgets, State Legislation, State Government