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Wilmer, Elizabeth – Inquiry, 2008
The needs of students who enter college underprepared transcend academic preparation. These students require an array of student services that will support them in their quest to achieve the academic and personal skills necessary for college-level coursework and academic success. The model the author proposes in this article is not unique, but it…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Academic Achievement, Higher Education, College Preparation
Hodge, Trevor V.; Pickron, Carlton – Black Issues in Higher Education, 2004
In spite of the growing body of political and intellectual rhetoric regarding student success in the academy, the need has never been greater to redefine where the burden of responsibility lies to ensure such success. For the past 10 years, politicians, educators, policymakers and all the essential stakeholders in higher education have heralded…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Minority Groups, Graduation Rate, Dropout Rate
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1927
This bulletin focuses on these topics: (1) Higher education; (2) Some recent movements in city school systems; (3) Constructive tendencies in rural education; (4) Medical education; (5) The progress of dental education; (6) Recent progress in legal education; (7) Art education in the United States; (8) Industrial education; (9) Agricultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Land Grant Universities, Special Education, Average Daily Attendance
Greenman, Edward D. Comp.; Wright, Edith A. Comp. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1912
The importance of agriculture and home economics as subjects of study in school and college, and the frequent inquiries which come to the Bureau of Education regarding pedagogical literature on these subjects, have led to the preparation of the present bibliography, which is intended to be a convenient and practical guide to current sources of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Annotated Bibliographies, Agricultural Education
Lathrop, Edith Anna – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1922
The first secondary schools in the United States were the Latin grammar schools. These were followed by the academies; and the academies, in turn, gave way to the public high schools. In tracing the development of dormitories in connection with public secondary schools it is necessary to determine where private education left off and public…
Descriptors: Dormitories, Public Education, High Schools, Educational Benefits
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
Bawden, William T. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
The two years under review constitute a period of unprecedented progress in vocational education, since it is probably conservative to say that the tangible results accomplished equal those of any decade preceding. There are important factors in this development. To mention a few, they include: (1) Most important of all has been the culmination of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Vocational Education, Educational Trends
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1921
This annual bulletin, formerly prepared and published by the National Association of State Universities, has been published by the Bureau of Education for the past 11 years. The data given are taken from reports received from the offices of the presidents of the various institutions, and the figures printed are substantially as given in those…
Descriptors: Educational History, State Colleges, State Universities, Statistical Surveys
Keesecker, Ward W. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
Acts by State legislatures affecting schools, colleges, and universities during 1933 and 1934 are reviewed herein. During this biennium the legislature of every State had one or more legislative sessions; all of them except Alabama had regular sessions. In approximately three-fourths of the States special sessions of the legislature were called.…
Descriptors: Educational History, National Surveys, Educational Trends, Public Education
Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1963
This bulletin is a compilation of significant statistical material pertaining to American education. It contains information on a variety of subjects within the broad field of educational statistics, including schools, enrollments, teachers, graduates, educational attainment, finances, Federal programs in the field of education, libraries,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Student Financial Aid, Librarians
Simon, Kenneth A.; Grant, W. Vance – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1964
This bulletin is the third in a series of annual publications initiated by the Office of Education in October 1962. It is a compilation of significant statistical material pertaining to American education. It contains information on a variety of subjects within the broad filed of educational statistics, including schools and colleges, enrollments,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Secondary School Curriculum, Student Mobility
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Monahan, A. C., Comp.; Dye, C. H., Comp. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1917
This bulletin contains lists of institutions, colleges, normal schools, private secondary schools, special agricultural schools, and public high schools giving instructions in agriculture. While every precaution has been taken to make the information complete, it is by no means certain that every institution properly belonging in the lists is…
Descriptors: Educational History, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Colleges, Teacher Education Programs