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Weber, Jennifer – North Dakota University System, 2017
To improve student access and success in North Dakota University System (NDUS) institutions, the State Board of Higher Education has implemented enrollment policies that better reflect the differentiated missions of research universities, regional universities, and community colleges. This report addresses the transition in policy by grouping data…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends, State Universities
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2017
Since 1986, Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) has conducted an annual attrition study to track the number and percent of students in Texas who are lost from public secondary school enrollment prior to graduation. The study builds on the series of studies that began when IDRA conducted the first comprehensive study of school…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Student Attrition, Dropouts, School Holding Power
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2016
Since 1986, Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) has conducted an annual attrition study to track the number and percent of students in Texas who are lost from public secondary school enrollment prior to graduation. The study builds on the series of studies that began when IDRA conducted the first comprehensive study of school…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Student Attrition, Dropouts, School Holding Power
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2012
In November 1996, the voters of Montgomery County (Maryland) approved by referendum an amendment to the County Charter that changed the County Council's review and approval cycle of the six-year Capital Improvements Program (CIP) from an annual to biennial cycle. The referendum specified that in odd-numbered fiscal years (on years) the County…
Descriptors: Counties, Superintendents, Budgets, Enrollment Trends
Watrous, Lorena Harper – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this mixed-methods explanatory case study was to determine the impact of a reduced school calendar on student achievement for students in grades 9 through 12 in two rural school districts in Virginia and to explore meanings associated with this change. The study focused on two research questions: how does student performance during…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, School Schedules, Time on Task, Program Effectiveness
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2009
In November 1996, the voters of Montgomery County approved by referendum an amendment to the County Charter that changed the County Council's review and approval cycle of the six-year Capital Improvements Program (CIP) from an annual to biennial cycle. The referendum specified that in odd-numbered fiscal years (on-years) the County Council would…
Descriptors: Counties, Superintendents, Budgets, Enrollment Trends
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2007
In November 1996, the voters of Montgomery County (Maryland) approved by referendum an amendment to the County Charter that changed the County Council's review and approval cycle of the six-year Capital Improvements Program (CIP) from an annual to biennial cycle. The referendum specified that in odd-numbered fiscal years (on years) the County…
Descriptors: Counties, Superintendents, Budgets, Enrollment Trends
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2006
In November 1996, the voters of Montgomery County (Maryland) approved by referendum an amendment to the County Charter that changed the County Council's review and approval cycle of the six-year Capital Improvements Program (CIP) from an annual to biennial cycle. The referendum specified that in odd-numbered fiscal years (on years) the County…
Descriptors: Counties, Superintendents, Budgets, Enrollment Trends
Gaumnitz, W.H. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1929
The training, the tenure, and the professional status of teachers and other professional workers in the rural schools of America are to a large degree circumscribed by the rewards offered, both financial and social. It has long been recognized in a general way that such rewards in rural schools are meager in comparison with those in urban schools…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Public School Teachers, Educational Trends, Comparative Analysis
Abel, J. F. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1923
The second national conference on consolidation of rural schools and transportation of pupils was called by the United States Commissioner of Education and held at Cleveland, Ohio, February 26, 1923. Twenty-three States were represented. Those in attendance included State commissioners of education, rural-school workers from State departments of…
Descriptors: Consolidated Schools, Conferences (Gatherings), Rural Schools, Administrator Education
Cook, Katherine M.; Windes, E. E. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1923
This report is the result of an investigation of the schools of Beaufort County, North Carolina, at the request of the county board of education, for the purpose of studying the possibilities for centralizing the schools of the county and of recommending a definite plan of procedure for school consolidation. No complete investigation of the…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Rural Education, Consolidated Schools, Counties
Calvin, Henrietta W.; Lyford, Carrie Alberta – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
Progress in home economics education has been marked in recent years. To the normal rapid increase in the number of high schools offering courses, the extension of systematic training in home making into the lower grades, the establishment of new courses in liberal arts colleges, and the more adequate support of departments previously organized…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Home Economics Education, Home Economics
Hood, William R. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
Within the two years comprehended in this review, the Congress of the United States has been in almost continuous session and all the states, except Alabama have held meetings of their legislative bodies. Six states, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and South Carolina hold annual meetings of their legislatures, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Politics of Education