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EdChoice, 2018
This annual publication of "The ABCs of School Choice" is a comprehensive, data-rich guide to every private school choice program in America. This publication outlines how each program works, whom it serves, and offers feedback on how it could be changed to help even more families in a particular state. Programs are grouped…
Descriptors: School Choice, Private Schools, Geographic Location, Tax Credits
Tait, Aaron; Faulkner, Dave – ASCD, 2018
The world needs great individual educational changemakers capable of identifying problems and creating bold, scalable solutions. But the world also needs Dream Teams--groups of talented administrators, teachers, staff, students, and community members who are passionate about making things better for kids, believe that school-based change is the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Change Agents, Educational Improvement
GED Testing Service, 2018
The manual is presented in the form of a policy grid. The grid includes a consolidated list of General Educational Development (GED) Testing Service policies regarding the GED® test and overall GED® program. The grid combines all of the policies into one unified table and supersedes any prior policy manual.
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Equivalency Tests, Testing Programs, Educational Policy
Wong, Shelley, Ed.; Gosnell, Elaisa Sánchez, Ed.; Luu, Anne Marie Foerster, Ed.; Dodson, Lori, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2017
Learn how to engage and advocate for undocumented children and youth with this new resource written by and for teachers. "Teachers as Allies" provides educators with the information and tools they need to involve immigrant students and their American-born siblings and peers in inclusive and transformative classroom experiences. The…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Advocacy, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship
Whitebook, Marcy; McLean, Caitlin; Austin, Lea J. E. – Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, University of California at Berkeley, 2016
The State of the Early Childhood Workforce (SECW) Initiative is a groundbreaking multi-year project to shine a steady spotlight on the nation's early childhood workforce. The SECW Initiative is designed to challenge entrenched ideas and policies that maintain an inequitable and inadequate status quo for early educators and for the children and…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Teaching Conditions, Geographic Location
Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice, 2016
"The ABCs of School Choice" is a comprehensive, data-rich guide to every private school choice program in America. The 2016 edition of "The ABCs of School Choice" is the best yet, not just because of the new look and the fantastic growth in the number of school choice programs, but also because it is now paired with a…
Descriptors: School Choice, Guides, Private Schools, Definitions
National Forum on Education Statistics, 2016
The purpose of this document is to recommend data visualization practices that will help education agencies communicate data meaning in visual formats that are accessible, accurate, and actionable for a wide range of education stakeholders. Although this resource is designed for staff in education agencies, many of the visualization principles…
Descriptors: Visualization, Data, Guides, Data Analysis
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Cornman, Stephen Q. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
This documentation is for the provisional version 1a file of the National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS) for school year (SY) 2013-14, fiscal year 2014 (FY 14) conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics' (NCES) . It contains a brief description of the data collection, along with information required to understand and…
Descriptors: Public Education, School Districts, Public Schools, Private Schools
Jung, Michael, Ed.; Carstens, Ralph, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2015
The International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) 2013, conducted by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), studied how students in different countries develop the knowledge, understanding, attitudes, dispositions, and skills that comprise computer and information literacy (CIL). The aim…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Information Literacy, Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis
Martin, Megan; Connelly, Dana Dean – Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2015
Nationally, families of color--particularly African American and American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN)--are over-represented in child welfare systems. These families also tend to have worse outcomes--such as children more likely to be removed from their homes, less likely to receive family preservation services, and in the case of African…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Child Welfare, At Risk Persons, Public Policy
Rowland, Judy – Education Commission of the States, 2014
This report serves as a quick reference guide for elected officials to compare key education policies and data in their states to the rest of the nation. The first section highlights major state policies for all 50 states in both table and chart formats (see Summary Charts ). The second section provides key state data, such as per-student spending…
Descriptors: State Policy, Educational Policy, Statistical Data, Charts
OECD Publishing, 2014
The Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) will establish technical standards and guidelines to ensure that the survey design and implementation processes of PIAAC yield high-quality and internationally comparable data. This document provides a revised version of the technical standards and guidelines originally…
Descriptors: Adults, International Assessment, Adult Literacy, Competence
Southern Poverty Law Center (NJ1), 2013
Fueled by two decades of historic immigration, American demographics are changing. Many school districts are often ill prepared to meet the needs of limited English proficient (LEP) students and families. This Teaching Tolerance booklet points administrators to best practices in the effort to create a supportive learning environment for all…
Descriptors: Immigration, School Demography, School Districts, Limited English Speaking
Linquanti, Robert; Cook, H. Gary – Council of Chief State School Officers, 2013
States participating in the four federally-funded assessment consortia are required to establish a "common definition of English Learner." This includes the two Race to the Top academic assessment consortia and the two Enhanced Assessment Grant English language proficiency (ELP) assessment consortia. This paper provides guidance that…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Definitions, Consortia, Educational Legislation
Brese, Falk, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2012
This supplement contains all adaptations made by countries to the international version of the TEDS-M questionnaires under careful supervision of and approval by the TEDS-M International Study Center at Michigan State University. This information provides users of the TEDS-M International Database with a guide to evaluate the availability of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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