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Education Week, 2019
This is the latest edition of Education Week's Chance-for-Success Index. Launched in 2007, it surveys a range of social and educational conditions that, taken together, affect a person's prospect of positive outcomes over the course of a lifetime. Articles in this issue include: (1) States Confront Challenges In Educational Landscape (Sterling…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Quality, Place of Residence, Socioeconomic Status
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Hundley, Stephen P., Ed. – Assessment Update, 2019
This issue of "Assessment Update" presents the following articles: (1) University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Using the EIA [Excellence in Assessment] Application as a Catalyst for Intentional Improvement (Christine Robinson and associates); (2) Editor's Notes (Stephen P. Hundley); (3) Northern Arizona University's Journey to…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, College Faculty, School Culture, Governance
Sayeski, Kristin L., Ed. – Council for Exceptional Children, 2019
This special issue provides an in-depth examination of dyslexia. Articles address current research on dyslexia, unique considerations related to eligibility for special education services, strategies and approaches to instruction, and assistive technology. It includes a quiz entitled, "What Do You Know About Dyslexia?"
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Teaching Methods, Special Education, Assistive Technology
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Hundley, Stephen P., Ed. – Assessment Update, 2019
This issue of "Assessment Update" presents the following articles: (1) What Makes a Performance Indicator an Equity-Driven, High-Performance Indicator? (Marilee Bresciani Ludvik); (2) Editor's Notes: The Leadership Imperatives for Assessment Excellence: Imperative #1, Making Assessment Excellence a Strategic Institutional Priority…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Educational Indicators, Equal Education, Strategic Planning
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Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína; Barillé, Stéphanie; Meckl, Markus – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In recent years Icelandic schools have seen an increase in students with immigrant background. These changes require schools and teachers to respond to the educational needs these students may have. The aim of this article is to examine these changes by looking at the experience of teachers and parents of immigrant students regarding their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Student Needs, Teacher Attitudes
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Whalen, D. Joel – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2019
This article offers readers 13 teaching innovations debuted at the 2018 Association for Business Communication's annual conference in Miami, Florida. The ideas include communication analysis, client assessment and reporting, and oral presentations--all designed to enhance students' communication skill building. Additional assignment support…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Conferences (Gatherings), Business Communication, Teaching Methods
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2019
The "IDRA Newsletter" serves as a vehicle for communication with educators, school board members, decision-makers, parents, and the general public concerning the educational needs of all children across the United States. The theme of this issue is "Purposeful Governance." Contents include: (1) New IDRA CEO Carries on IDRA's…
Descriptors: Governance, Educational Policy, Futures (of Society), Sex Fairness
Blumberg, Fran C.; Deater-Deckard, Kirby; Calvert, Sandra L.; Flynn, Rachel M.; Green, C. Shawn; Arnold, David; Brooks, Patricia J. – Society for Research in Child Development, 2019
We document the need to examine digital game play and app use as a context for cognitive development, particularly during middle childhood. We highlight this developmental period as 6- through 12-year olds comprise a large swath of the preadult population that plays and uses these media forms. Surprisingly, this age range remains understudied with…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Play, Computer Software, Children
Education Week, 2019
"Quality Counts 2019: School Finance," is the second installment of "Education Week's" annual evaluation of the nation's K-12 school system. This report in the series focuses on an issue of immediate practical concern to every school leader, policymaker, parent, and member of the public: money--how much there is for schools,…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Equity (Finance), Expenditures
Education Week, 2019
K-12 educators do not believe the continued expansion of new technologies into U.S. schools is transforming education. In fact, a new nationally representative survey of 700 teachers conducted by the Education Week Research Center shows that fewer than one-third of America's teachers said ed-tech innovations have changed their beliefs about what…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, Technological Advancement
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Hundley, Stephen P. – Assessment Update, 2019
This issue of "Assessment Update" presents the following articles: (1) Organizing for Learning Improvement: What It Takes (Andrea M. Pope and Keston H. Fulcher); (2) Editor's Notes: The Leadership Imperatives for Assessment Excellence -- Imperative #2, Attracting and Retaining Talent to Support Assessment Excellence (Stephen P. Hundley);…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Improvement Programs, Program Effectiveness, Academic Achievement
Kennedy, Mary Lee, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2019
In this first issue of "Research Library Issues" ("RLI") in 2019, the authors explore privacy from a legal, digital, and applied perspective, with a focus on the implications and opportunities for research libraries. The current privacy landscape highlights the need for a nuanced understanding of the complicated nature of…
Descriptors: Privacy, Research Libraries, Public Policy, Users (Information)
Kennedy, Mary Lee, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2019
This issue of Research Library Issues looks at the critical role and participation of libraries and librarians in supporting the data science revolution. The articles contained in this issue are: (1) Data Literacy as a Pathway to Data Science at Georgia Tech (Catherine Murray-Rust, with Ameet Doshi, Jay Forrest, Ximin Mi, and Alison Valk); (2) New…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Educational Trends, Data Analysis