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National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released joint guidance on January 7, 2015, reminding states, school districts, and schools of their obligations under federal law to ensure that English Learners (ELs) have equal access to a high-quality education and the opportunity to achieve…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, State Agencies, State Departments of Education, Legal Responsibility
Center for the Study of Education Policy, 2016
The Center for the Study of Education Policy utilized several grants to develop principal preparation program tools to assist programs in the implementation of the new standards and requirements for the licensure of school principals and assistant principals. Also, with the help of another grant in partnership with several PK-12 school districts,…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Implementation
College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2014
This discussion guide is part of a larger practice guide designed to help state education agencies (SEAs) define measurement goals, select college and career readiness measures and indicators designed to support those goals, and use the data gathered with those measures and indicators to make informed decisions about college and career readiness…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, Standard Setting, Benchmarking, Guides
ACPA College Student Educators International, 2010
This manual is designed for those working with conduct boards composed of students and/or faculty. This manual serves two purposes: (1) To provide the Adviser and/or trainer(s) with guidelines, philosophy, and information so as to better structure your conduct board program (or to create one); and (2) To serve as an actual model for a manual for a…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Behavior, Governing Boards, Federal Legislation
Alberta Education, 2007
Alberta parents enjoy a range of choices for their children's education, including the option of home education. Alberta's "School Act" and its funding guidelines for education recognize the central role of parents in the education of their children. No matter what your decision about educational programming, your ongoing involvement…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Private Schools, Home Schooling, Childhood Interests
DeRicco, Beth – Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention, 2006
This guide describes the requirements of the 1989 amendments to the "Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act" (DFSCA), as articulated in the "Education Department General Administrative Regulations" (EDGAR) Part 86,--the Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Regulations--and ways in which institutions of higher education (IHEs) have met…
Descriptors: Health Services, Check Lists, Campuses, School Security
Ingram, Richard T. – Trusteeship, 2005
Given the relatively few positions on the governing boards of public colleges and universities, every trusteeship is important. Along with the respect appropriately afforded trustees and regents comes special obligations, responsibilities, and high expectations from many sources. How boards can cope with the expectations and ambiguities inherent…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Public Colleges, Governing Boards, Accountability
Lauer, Patricia A.; Dean, Ceri B.; Martin-Glenn, Mya L.; Asensio, Margaret L. – Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL), 2005
The Teacher Quality Toolkit addresses the continuum of teacher learning by providing tools that can be used to improve both preservice, and inservice teacher education. Each chapter provides self assessment tools that can guide progress toward improved teacher quality and describes resources for designing exemplary programs and practices. Chapters…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Improvement, Program Design
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education, 2005
This guide supports the central objective of ensuring that young people enjoy the best possible introduction to, and experience of, work-related learning through strong partnerships between schools and colleges. The process of self-evaluation using quality indicators has already had a significant and positive impact on the quality of provision in…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, Self Evaluation (Groups), Learning Experience