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Jolly, Jennifer L.; Robins, Jennifer H. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
The release of the Marland Report in 1972 is often described as a watershed moment in the field of gifted education and remains a touchstone for the field today. The report presented the federal government's formal definition of giftedness and outlined the unique learning needs of gifted students and the challenges faced by these students in U.S.…
Descriptors: Special Education, Gifted, Academically Gifted, Research
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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
The 2013 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 49th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The Digest has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Dropouts, Educational Finance
Evers, Williamson M. – Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, 2015
This report provides the historical background and interpretive analysis needed to understand controversies surrounding Common Core and its associated tests. In this report, Williamson M. Evers presents a revised and expanded version of his expert report for "Jindal v. United States Department of Education et al.," No. 14-CV- 534 (M.D.…
Descriptors: Federal Regulation, Common Core State Standards, Compliance (Legal), Educational History
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Kiarie, Mary W. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2014
In terms of the number of students served and the overall quality of special education services provided, it is clear that special education has, from its early beginnings in the late seventeenth century, advanced at various rates in the different countries of the world. Data from the United States Department of Education (2007) indicates that 12%…
Descriptors: Role, Educational Policy, Special Education, Disabilities
Reiner, Summer M.; Hernandez, Thomas J. – Michigan Journal of Counseling: Research, Theory, and Practice, 2013
School counseling as a specialty area within the profession of counseling is, in the eyes of many, experiencing a crisis of identity. The crisis, however, truly lies with school counselors struggling to fit the mold impressed upon them by external forces which often contradicts their educational preparation as counselors. We make two main points.…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, Professional Identity, Counselor Role
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Permuth, Steve; Dalzell, Nicole – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2013
The advancement of modern societies is fueled by mathematics, and mathematics education provides the foundation upon which future scientists and engineers will build. Society dictates how mathematics will be taught through the development and implementation of mathematics standards. When examining the progression of these standards, it is…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Educational Change, Academic Standards, Teaching Methods
Good, Rebecca B. – Online Submission, 2006
The Data Collaborative Model (DCM) assembles assessment literacy, reflective practices, and professional development into a four-component process. The sub-components include assessing students, reflecting over data, professional dialogue, professional development for the teachers, interventions for students based on data results, and re-assessing…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Data Analysis, Campuses, Teacher Effectiveness
Boone, Michael – 1992
By keeping his campaign promises, President Lyndon Johnson transformed the U.S. educational system for the next 30 years. His legislative achievements in education were consistent with his campaign promises and with policy statements stretching back into his career as U.S. Senate Majority Leader. Johnson was a major contributor to the passage of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Educational Economics, Educational Legislation
FROST, JOE L. – 1967
SINCE THE DEFICITS OF THE DISADVANTAGED INDIVIDUAL ARE USUALLY INDUCED BY HIS ENVIRONMENT, IT IS ONLY THROUGH A POSITIVE MANIPULATION OF HIS TOTAL ENVIRONMENT THAT THESE DEFICITS CAN BE REMOVED. DISADVANTAGED GROUPS LIVE IN A WORLD ISOLATED FROM THE CULTURAL MAINSTREAM AND ARE, THUS, ALIENATED FROM THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS AND FROM MIDDLE-CLASS…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Cultural Isolation, Disadvantaged, Environmental Influences
American Industrial Arts Association, Washington, DC. – 1966
THIS CONFERENCE, WHICH WAS ATTENDED BY 102 PERSONS REPRESENTING LOCAL DISTRICTS, UNIVERSITIES, AND GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES, WAS TO PROVIDE AN UNDERSTANDING OF--(1) WHAT THE VARIOUS LAWS MEAN, (2) HOW TO PREPARE SPECIFIC PROPOSALS, (3) HOW TO INITIATE ACTIONS FOR FEDERAL FUNDS, AND (4) WHEN AND WHERE PROPOSALS SHOULD BE INTRODUCED. MAJOR…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Fellowships, Guidelines
BRACE, CLAYTON; AND OTHERS – 1967
THE MEXICAN AMERICAN AFFAIRS UNIT OF THE U. S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION IS PRIMARILY CONCERNED WITH THESE PROBLEMS--(1) ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF MEXICAN AMERICANS, (2) PROGRAMS TO RAISE THE EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT LEVEL, AND (3) UTILIZATION OF FEDERAL AID TO IMPROVE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF MEXICAN AMERICANS. FEDERAL PROGRAMS WHICH CAN BE USED TO…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Counseling, Educational Opportunities
HOWE, HAROLD, II – 1967
THIS SPEECH EXAMINES THE STATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES, AND NOTES THAT THERE IS A NEED FOR GREATER CONCERN FOR THE EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WHO ARE NOT COLLEGE BOUND. THE NEW FEDERAL PROGRAMS FOR EDUCATION CAN ENABLE SCHOOL SYSTEMS TO REMEDIATE THE EDUCATIONAL DEFICITS OF DISADVANTAGED SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS. EDUCATION FOR THE…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Improvement, Educational Legislation
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research. – 1968
This document presents vignettes illustrating improvements in learning resulting from educational innovations developed through research sponsored by the Cooperative Research Act of 1954, the National Defense Education Act of 1958, the Vocational Education Act of 1963, the Higher Education Act of 1965, and the Elementary and Secondary Education…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Educational Legislation
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. – 1975
In addition to presenting statistical, fiscal, and graphic data, this report summarizing division work during fiscal 1975 is designed (1) to help educators and other interested persons to understand the various programs administered by the division; (2) to review their size and scope; (3) to comprehend the past, present, and potential impact of…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged
Scientific Educational Systems, Inc., Silver Spring, MD. – 1970
The Joint Federal/State Task Force on Evaluation (the Belmont Group) is currently developing a Joint Comprehensive Evaluation System (JCES) for the federally funded programs under the federal acts listed above. It is planned that JCES will replace the multiplicity of evaluation systems (and paper work) under the separate existing programs. This…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Evaluation, Evaluation Criteria
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