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Dauter, Luke; Olivieri, Samantha – Education Cities, 2018
The Education Equality Index (EEI), created through a unique collaboration of GreatSchools and Education Cities, is a nationally comparative measure that looks at how well students from low-income families are achieving in schools, cities, and states across the country and The EEI taps GreatSchools' national school information database and…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Measures (Individuals), Low Income Students, Academic Achievement
Nowicki, Jacqueline M. – US Government Accountability Office, 2017
Growth of voucher and education savings account (ESA) programs has drawn attention to how states ensure accountability and transparency to parents and the public. With over half of voucher and ESA programs designed for students with disabilities, there is interest in the information parents receive about special education services and rights when…
Descriptors: Private Schools, School Choice, Accountability, Disabilities
Rainie, Lee – Pew Research Center, 2016
The majority of Americans think local libraries serve the educational needs of their communities and families pretty well and library users often outpace others in learning activities. But many do not know about key education services libraries provide. This report provides statistics on library usage and presents key education services provided…
Descriptors: Libraries, Library Role, Library Services, Library Materials
Rogers, Christopher M.; Thurlow, Martha L.; Lazarus, Sheryl S. – National Center on Educational Outcomes, 2015
Federal law requires that all students, including students with disabilities, participate in state assessments used for accountability purposes. It also requires states to assess students in several content areas, including science. Most students with disabilities take the general science assessment with or without accommodations, but a few…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, State Standards, Science Tests, Disabilities
Iowa Department of Education, 2015
The Iowa Department of Education collects information on joint enrollment from Iowa's 15 community colleges. Jointly enrolled students are high school students enrolled in community college credit coursework. Most jointly enrolled students enroll through Senior Year Plus programs such as Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) and concurrent…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Community Colleges, College Credits, Management Systems
Emrey-Arras, Melissa – US Government Accountability Office, 2014
In fiscal year 2013, VA provided over $12 billion in benefits for veterans' postsecondary education; however, questions have been raised as to whether some schools are receiving these funds as a result of inappropriate recruiting practices. GAO was asked to examine issues related to schools' recruitment of veterans. This report examines (1) how…
Descriptors: Public Agencies, Veterans, Veterans Education, Postsecondary Education
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Huang, Li-Ling; Thrasher, James F.; Abad, Erika Nayeli; Cummings, K. Michael; Bansal-Travers, Maansi; Brown, Abraham; Nagelhout, Gera E. – Health Education & Behavior, 2015
Objective: Evaluate the second flight of the U.S. "Tips From Former Smokers" (Tips) campaign. Method: Data were analyzed from an online consumer panel of U.S. adult smokers before (n = 1,404) and after (n = 1,401) the 2013 Tips campaign launch. Generalized estimating equation models assessed whether the Tips advertisement recall was…
Descriptors: Risk, Web Sites, Smoking, Knowledge Level
Noel-Levitz, Inc, 2012
Noel-Levitz, OmniUpdate, CollegeWeekLive, and NRCCUA[R] (National Research Center for College & University Admissions) conducted a survey of 2,000 college-bound juniors and seniors about their expectations for college Web sites, mobile usage, e-mail, and social media. Among the findings: (1) More than 50 percent of students said the Web played a…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Sites, Handheld Devices, College Bound Students
Noel-Levitz, Inc, 2012
What are the most popular practices and tactics for electronic student recruitment at the undergraduate level? To find out, Noel-Levitz conducted a Web-based poll in April of 2012 as part of the firm's continuing series of benchmark polls for higher education. As a special bonus, selected findings from a parallel study of prospective students are…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Enrollment Management, Colleges, Electronic Mail
Noel-Levitz, Inc, 2012
What's working in the area of marketing and recruiting for master's-level graduate programs? To find out, the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP) and Noel-Levitz conducted a national, Web-based poll to determine and report the most effective practices. Highlights from the findings: (1) Among the "top 10" most…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Graduate Study, Masters Programs, Enrollment Trends
Noel-Levitz, Inc, 2012
This paper presents the appendix to "Marketing and Student Recruitment Practices for Master's-Level Graduate Programs, 2012" report. Included in this appendix are: (1) Ratings of the primary practices measured in this study, displayed by institution type; (2) The practice of purchasing prospective student names and addresses; (3) Ratings of…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Intellectual Disciplines, Enrollment Management, Adult Learning
OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., 2012
This new report details findings from a study OCLC conducted with libraries in mid-2011 to learn about their priorities, initiatives, thoughts on the future of their service points and the sources they use to keep up with developments in the library field. Most community college library staff: (1) Consider licensed e-collections and e-books to be…
Descriptors: Library Personnel, Electronic Mail, Community Colleges, Public Libraries
OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., 2012
This new report details findings from a study OCLC conducted with libraries in mid-2011 to learn about their priorities, initiatives, thoughts on the future of their service points and the sources they use to keep up with developments in the library field. Most academic library staff: (1) Consider licensed e-collections to be a top priority; (2)…
Descriptors: Library Personnel, Electronic Mail, Academic Libraries, Public Libraries
Moran, Mike; Seaman, Jeff; Tinti-Kane, Hester – Babson Survey Research Group, 2011
Faculty are big users of and believers in social media. Virtually all higher education teaching faculty are aware of the major social media sites; more than three-quarters visited a social media site within the past month for their personal use; and nearly one-half posted content. Even more impressive is their rate of adoption of social media in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Barriers, Integrity, Privacy
Noel-Levitz, Inc, 2011
To recruit prospective students today, you have to look beyond your Web site. The rise of social networking and the growing use of mobile Web access have fundamentally expanded how students access information and interact online. You also have to look beyond students to their parents, who often play a key role in the college decision process. How…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Social Networks, Telecommunications, Maps
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