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Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2012
It might be tempting for education administrators, saddled with an accumulation of budget cuts and dwindling resources, to keep their heads down and concern themselves with only the immediate future as they try to overcome a host of obstacles and provide a high-quality education to students. But schools and universities have to pay attention not…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
National Indian Education Association, 2012
This volume contains advocacy briefing papers presented at the 15th Annual National Indian Education Association (NIEA) Legislative Summit held February 15-15, 2012 in Washington, DC. The following papers are included: (1) Become a Powerful Advocate; (2) NIEA Legislative Priority for 2012: Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education…
Descriptors: Student Records, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Pilot Projects
National Indian Education Association, 2011
Several briefing papers were presented during the 14th Annual National Indian Education Association (NIEA) Legislative Summit. This briefing book contains the following papers presented during the summit: (1) Restoring the Trust in Native Education; (2) NIEA Legislative Priorities for 2011: "Talking Points"; (3) Reauthorization of the…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, American Indian Education, Educational Finance
National Indian Education Association, 2009
This volume presents briefing papers presented at the 12th annual National Indian Education Association (NIEA) Summit. The following papers are included: (1) 2009 Budget and Past Funding Levels for Native Education; (2) NIEA Appropriations Priorities for FY 2009 and FY 2010; (3) American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; (4) National Indian…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, American Indian Education, Educational Finance
Gilbert, Willard Sakiestewa – National Indian Education Association, 2008
In this testimony, Dr. Willard Sakiestewa Gilbert talks on behalf of the National Indian Education Association with regard to the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) and challenges facing BIE schools in improving student achievement. Founded in 1969, the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) is the largest organization in the nation dedicated…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Public Schools, Academic Achievement, Public Agencies
National Indian Education Association, 2008
Several papers were presented during the 11th Annual National Indian Education Association (NIEA) Legislative Summit. This volume contains the following briefing papers presented during the summit: (1) Reauthorization of No Child Left Behind Strengthen Native American Education; (2) The Johnson O'Malley Program; (3) Legislation to Address…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, American Indian Education, Educational Finance
Beckner, Gary, Ed. – Association of American Educators, 2008
"Education Matters" is the monthly newsletter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), an organization dedicated to advancing the American teaching profession through personal growth, professional development, teacher advocacy and protection. This issue of the newsletter includes: (1) Quality Counts: Doesn't It? (Kate Walsh and…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Policy, Annual Reports, Class Size
American Federation of Teachers, 2006
This report was based on the responses of more than 1,000 school employees to a survey on the physical environment at their schools. Many of the responses revealed some startling building conditions, from students who have to wear coats and gloves in class to rats and mice entering classrooms through windows and cracks in walls. The report…
Descriptors: School Buildings, Physical Environment, Educational Environment, Unions