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Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2018
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 in Texas and across the United States. The theme of this issue is "Rejecting a Return to Tracking." Articles include: (1) Getting it…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Educational Quality, Equal Education, College Bound Students
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2018
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 in Texas and across the United States. The theme of this issue is "College Preparation." Contents include: (1) Texas Public School…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Preparation, Student Attrition, Public Schools
Perkins, Y. – Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 2018
The "Autism at-a-Glance" series provides a current summary of topics relevant to high school students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as well as practical tips and resources for school and community personnel and family members. This report was designed to help high school staff and family members in supporting adolescents on the…
Descriptors: Autism, Sleep, Adolescents, Health Behavior
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, US Department of Education, 2018
This guide aims to help parents understand the flexibility provided to States and school districts in the "Every Student Succeeds Act" (ESSA), which amended the "Elementary and Secondary Education Act," a landmark Federal education law. Parents are the most important advocates for their children. Because States and school…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Tests
Fishman-Weaver, Kathryn – Prufrock Press Inc., 2018
"Wholehearted Teaching of Gifted Young Women" explores the important role school communities play in supporting the social and emotional needs of high-achieving young women. Using a youth participatory action research model, this project follows 20 student researchers from high school through college. This longitudinal study leads to…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Females, Social Development, Emotional Development
Smith, Stephen M.; Fanning, Shaun – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2017
"Who Do You Think You Are?" helps parents, school counselors, and administrators get teens thinking about--and interested in--their future careers. Success in college and beyond relies on thorough prior preparation; by identifying interests and passions early on, young people are better able to plan for the career they want by mapping…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Adolescents, Career Development, College Graduates
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development, 2016
Alaska's Department of Education & Early Development shares a vision that all students can succeed in their education and work, shape meaningful lives for themselves, exemplify the best values of society, and be effective in improving the character and quality of the world about them. To support this mission, the Alaska State Board of…
Descriptors: Public Schools, State Legislation, School Districts, Academic Achievement
Clinard, A. – Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 2016
"Autism at-a-Glance" is a series of practitioner and family-friendly documents created by the Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (CSESA) designed for high school staff members supporting students on the autism spectrum, as well as family members of adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Internet
Achieve, Inc., 2015
Even as graduation rates rise, policymakers and families wonder: Does a high school diploma mean that students are ready for what comes next? Graduates wonder: Did I take the right classes and have the experiences I need to pursue the future I envision for myself? State leaders should be reflecting too: Do our state policies set the right…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Parents
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development, 2015
This statewide Report Card to the Public is published in accordance with Alaska Statute 14.03.120 for the school year 2014-2015. Under state law, each school district also is required to report information about its performance. Public knowledge pertaining to the school system is an important part of Alaska's accountability system. This report is…
Descriptors: Public Schools, State Legislation, School Districts, Academic Achievement
Hedges, S.; White, T.; Smith, L. – Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 2015
"Autism at-a-Glance" is a series of practitioner and family-friendly documents created by the Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) designed for high school staff members supporting students on the autism spectrum, as well as family members of adolescents with ASD. The purpose of the "Autism…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, High School Students, Secondary School Teachers
Verstrat, A.; Hedges, S. – Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 2015
Exercise can be an effective way to promote positive behaviors in adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Research has demonstrated that an increase in physical exertion can lead to improvements for adolescents with ASD in four areas: (1) Behavior (decreasing or eliminating behaviors that interfere with the individual's ability to learn);…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Exercise
Szidon, K.; Hedges, S. – Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 2015
Like other teens, many teens on the autism spectrum desire friendships and romantic partners. Due to challenges with social communication, some teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may have limited experience dating and could benefit from explicitly learning skills associated with successful and safe dating experiences. Teens with ASD may…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Friendship, Peer Relationship
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Cohen, Nancy Arey – Parenting for High Potential, 2014
There are some important factors to consider before jumping into the world of online programming. Since online courses are available 24 hours a day, the student must be disciplined. Accreditation is one very important factor to consider before enrolling in an online school. When all is said and done, colleges look for the same 10 student…
Descriptors: Online Courses, College Bound Students, College Admission, Admission Criteria
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2014
"MCPS School Safety and Security at a Glance" provides, in a single document, information about the reporting of incidents related to school safety and security, school climate, local school safety program descriptions, and serious incidents. Information is presented for each Montgomery County (Maryland) public school. While much of this…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, School Safety, School Security
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