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Goodrum, Sarah; Woodward, William; Thompson, Andrew J. – NASSP Bulletin, 2017
Much of the research on school shootings emphasizes the need for peers, not school officials, to share information about students of concern. This qualitative case study examined the information school officials had prior to a school shooting, which left two students dead. The data came from school officials' deposition testimony and school…
Descriptors: Information Dissemination, Shared Resources and Services, School Safety, Qualitative Research
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Kramer, Steven L.; Osgood, Jeffery; Bernotsky, Lorraine; Wolff, Edward; Merlino, F. Joseph; Garcia, Tanya I.; Kramer, Helen M. – Educational Policy, 2016
This article investigates the utility and availability of college data to evaluate the impact of high school interventions. It reports results of a pilot study that collected information about the college experiences of graduates from four high schools in the northeast United States. Using these results as a lens, the article examines what…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, State Policy, College Readiness, Intervention
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Zirkle, Chris – Tech Directions, 2013
Providing a safe classroom and laboratory environment should be the first priority of any career-technical and technology/engineering education instructor. Doing so not only increases the opportunity for student learning, but it also keeps instructors "out of hot water" with respect to legal issues of liability. In today's litigious…
Descriptors: Safety, Laboratory Safety, Legal Responsibility, Accidents
Liberman, Akiva; Cahill, Meagan – Urban Institute, 2012
This evaluation of the Case Management Partnership Initiative (CPMI) found that the program successfully linked high-need families with services designed to prevent truancy. The truancy prevention program, implemented at Anacostia and Ballou High Schools in 2011-2012, links chronically truant ninth graders and their families to social services and…
Descriptors: Truancy, Prevention, Grade 9, Program Implementation
Data for Action, 2011
Nearly every high-priority item in national, federal, state, and local discussions about education--and policy proposals across the political spectrum--requires high-quality longitudinal data to inform its design, implementation, and evaluation. This factsheet shares Data Quality Campaign's (DQC's) analysis of what "Data for Action 2011:…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Alignment (Education), Labor Force Development, Educational Improvement
Bracy, Nicole L. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Public schools have transformed significantly over the past several decades in response to broad concerns about rising school violence. Today's public schools are high security environments employing tactics commonly found in jails and prisons such as police officers, security cameras, identification systems, and secure building strategies.…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Violence, School Security, Educational Environment
National Archives and Records Administration, 2009
The Secretary of Education (Secretary) establishes requirements, definitions, and approval criteria for the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (Stabilization or SFSF) program. The Secretary may use one or more of these requirements, definitions, and approval criteria in awarding funds under this program in fiscal year (FY) 2010. These requirements,…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Resource Allocation, Financial Support, Criteria
National Archives and Records Administration, 2008
The Secretary amends our regulations implementing the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which is section 444 of the General Education Provisions Act. These amendments are needed to implement a provision of the USA Patriot Act and the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, which added new exceptions permitting the disclosure of …
Descriptors: Federal Regulation, Privacy, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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Repetto, Jeanne B.; Gibson, Robert W.; Lubbers, Joyce H.; Gritz, Sheila; Reiss, John – Remedial and Special Education, 2008
The increase in the number of students with disabilities and special health care needs and their need for health care transition (HCT) creates opportunity for education and health services professionals to work together. In response to this opportunity, the authors developed an HCT teaching module for 6th to 12th graders. A concern that surfaced…
Descriptors: Developmental Tasks, Self Efficacy, Individualized Transition Plans, Health Services
Achieve, Inc., 2007
This survey updates the efforts of all 50 states to align their high school standards, graduation requirements, assessments, and accountability systems with the demands of college and work, and finds that at least 48 states are now actively engaged in reform efforts of some kind. There is more momentum in the states now than at any time since…
Descriptors: Graduation Requirements, Accountability, Educational Change, High School Students