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Perna, Laura W.; Leigh, Elaine W. – Educational Researcher, 2018
Over the past decade, but especially in the past few years, programs with a "promise" label have been advanced at the local, state, and federal levels. To advance understanding of the design, implementation, and impact of the many different versions of emerging programs, policymakers, practitioners, and researchers need an organizing…
Descriptors: Classification, College Programs, Multivariate Analysis, Policy Analysis
Rodwell, Grant – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2018
"Risk Society and School Educational Policy" explores the impact of risk society on policy in the US, UK and Australia through both practical and theoretical perspectives. The book develops an in-depth understanding of risk society itself, and guides the reader in applying this knowledge to the problem of how this impacts policy and…
Descriptors: Risk, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Neoliberalism
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McFarland, Joel; Hussar, Bill; Wang, Xiaolei; Zhang, Jijun; Wang, Ke; Rathbun, Amy; Barmer, Amy; Cataldi, Emily Forrest; Mann, Farrah Bullock – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
"The Condition of Education 2018" is a congressionally mandated annual report summarizing the latest data on education in the United States. This report is designed to help policymakers and the public monitor educational progress. This report contains indicators on the state of education in the United States, from prekindergarten through…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Kindergarten
Canestrari, Alan S., Ed.; Marlowe, Bruce A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
"The Wiley International Handbook of Educational Foundations" features international scholars uniquely qualified to examine issues specific to their regions of the world. The Handbook provides readers with an alternative to the traditional texts in the foundations of education by taking aim at the status quo, and by offering frameworks…
Descriptors: Foundations of Education, Educational Change, Teaching (Occupation), Curriculum
Mills, Martin, Ed.; McCluskey, Gillean, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2018
'Alternative education' encompasses a diversity of schooling types and organizations. "International Perspectives on Alternative Education" explores alternative forms of schooling from the position of academics, policy workers, and those working and studying in such schools across the world. The first-hand accounts by those working and…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Academic Achievement
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Stough, Laura M.; Kang, Donghyun; Lee, Sungyoon – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
Students are highly dependent on the emergency planning and evacuation decisions made by policymakers and school personnel when disasters occur. The purpose of this study was to examine selected cases of school-related disasters, highlighting how factors of the school context intersected with natural hazards and subsequently affected…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Natural Disasters, School Safety, Educational Policy
Baker, Bruce; Farrie, Danielle; Sciarra, David G. – Education Law Center, 2018
"Is School Funding Fair? A National Report Card" analyzes the condition of state school finance systems with a focus on the fair distribution of resources to the neediest students. The Report Card makes a number of assumptions about how school funding systems should be designed: (1) a fair funding system should provide levels of funding…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Equity (Finance), Financial Support, State Aid
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McFarland, Joel; Hussar, Bill; de Brey, Cristobal; Snyder, Tom; Wang, Xiaolei; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney; Gebrekristos, Semhar; Zhang, Jijun; Rathbun, Amy; Barmer, Amy; Bullock Mann, Farrah; Hinz, Serena – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
"The Condition of Education 2017" is a congressionally mandated annual report summarizing the latest data on education in the United States. This report is designed to help policymakers and the public monitor educational progress. This year's report includes 50 indicators on topics ranging from prekindergarten through postsecondary…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
Fielden, John; Middlehurst, Robin – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2017
In this HEPI paper, two authors with considerable expertise in evaluating higher education systems around the world assess higher education institutions that are not funded directly by taxpayers--known in the UK as alternative providers. Since the start of the century, alternative providers have been growing rapidly. This raises a number of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Private Education, Institutional Characteristics, Access to Education
National Education Association, 2017
The data presented in this combined report provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. NEA Research offers this report to its state and local affiliates as well as to researchers, policymakers, and the public as a tool to examine public education policies, programs, and…
Descriptors: Public Education, Government Role, Educational Finance, Geographic Location
Paulsrud, BethAnne, Ed.; Rosén, Jenny, Ed.; Straszer, Boglárka, Ed.; Wedin, Åsa, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This edited collection explores the immense potential of translanguaging in educational settings and highlights teachers and students negotiating language ideologies in their everyday communicative practices. It makes a significant contribution to scholarship on translanguaging and considers the need for pedagogy to reflect and embrace diversity.…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingual Education, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
ACT, Inc., 2017
ACT's annual Condition of STEM reports provide essential national data on student interest and achievement in STEM subjects. The latest report--"STEM Education in the U.S.: Where We Are and What We Can Do"--takes the data one step further by pairing the latest findings with promising practices aimed at improving STEM achievement and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, State of the Art Reviews, Educational Practices, Best Practices
Skaggs, Rachel – Strategic National Arts Alumni Project, 2017
The Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) is a comprehensive survey administered online to the arts alumni of participating institutions. Founded in 2008, SNAAP is based at the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research of the School of Education and administered in cooperation with the Indiana University Center for Survey…
Descriptors: Art Education, Alumni, College Graduates, Job Skills
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
The "2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book" urges policymakers not to back away from targeted investments that help U.S. children become healthier, more likely to complete high school and better positioned to contribute to the nation's economy as adults. The "Data Book" also shows the child poverty rate in 2015 continued to drop, landing…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Economic Impact, Annual Reports, Well Being
Newman, Bobbi; Prociw, Stephen; Hull, Robert; Collings, Gregory; Supovitz, Jonathan – Consortium for Policy Research in Education, 2017
This report presents school leadership development policies and practices across all 50 states and select U.S. territories. Researchers Bobbi Newman, Jonathan Supovitz, and Greg Collins from the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), in collaboration with National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) staff, interviewed…
Descriptors: Principals, School Administration, State Policy, Leadership
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