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Journal of Education Finance, 2017
In 2016, a group of school finance scholars and public school practitioners gathered in Jacksonville, Florida, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference to discuss, among an array of topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. At the roundtable discussion, 36 states were represented, and scholars representing 30 states…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, English Language Learners, Resource Allocation, School District Spending
Education Week, 2012
"Quality Counts 2012," the 16th edition of "Education Week"'s annual examination of issues and challenges facing America's public schools, takes aim at topics high on the policy agenda, from the White House and Congress down to the level of local school boards and chambers of commerce: the nation's international standing in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Public Education, Educational Quality, Competition
Daigneau, William A.; Valenti, Mark S.; Ricciarini, Sylvana; Bender, Stephen O.; Alleyne, Nicole; Di Grappa, Michael; Duart, Josep M.; Lupianez, Francisco; Sanchez, Miguel Angel Ehrenzweig – PEB Exchange, 2005
The OECD Programme on Educational Building, together with the Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers (APPA) and the OECD Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education, organised an international conference on the planning, design and management of facilities for higher education institutions on April 24-27, 2005. The…
Descriptors: Facilities Management, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Information Services
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Stone, Elaine J.; And Others – Journal of School Health, 1990
The focus of this issue is to provide an international perspective on the status of school health in 16 different countries as well as issues and trends in different international settings. The articles describe health care delivery and education systems, and instructional, environmental, and health service activities. (SM)
Descriptors: Children, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education
Phenix, Katharine; And Others – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1990
Five articles discuss information technology in libraries: (1) "Software for Libraries" (Katharine Phenix); (2) "Online Update: European Online Services" (Martin Kesselman); (3) "Connect Time: Online Pricing Breakthroughs" (Barbara Quint); (4) "Microcomputing: Micro Biology Computer Viruses" (James LaRue);…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Library Automation
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Duby, A., Ed. – Studies in Educational Evaluation, 1990
Seven articles on the evaluation of high technology educational media are presented. Topics covered include hardware and software evaluation, acquired immune deficiency syndrome education, computer-based educational evaluation in the Netherlands, evaluation of educational television in Israel, broadcasting research, interactive video, and effects…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Education, Broadcast Industry, Computer Graphics
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McRobbie, Campbell J., Ed.; Ellett, Chad D., Ed. – International Journal of Educational Research, 1997
The eight chapters of this theme issue describe studies of learning environments conducted in a variety of conceptual and methodological perspectives by researchers in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the Netherlands. Studies reflect perspectives on conceptualizations of learning environments that range from objectivist to more…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Environment, Educational Research
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Melnick, Carol R., Ed. – International Journal of Educational Research, 1991
Seven papers present research perspectives on how schools can nurture a collaborative relationship between parents and teachers to enhance student learning. Topics include the ways schools involve parents; the ways schools draw on home learning; programs in action; studies of parents, children, and teachers; and contextual and organizational…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Research, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education
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Goldring, Ellen B., Ed. – International Journal of Educational Research, 1991
Eight papers discuss the public choice model of education in an international context and the implications of choice for parental involvement in schools. Perspectives/dilemmas in the United States, Great Britain, Japan, and Israel are considered. Conflicting views of schools as service organizations and schools as commonwealth organizations are…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
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Jimenez, Emmanuel; Lockheed, Marlaine E., Eds. – International Journal of Educational Research, 1991
Eight papers discuss issues comparing public and private education. New studies are included to emphasize the international dimensions of the public school versus private school debate, addressing national policies toward private education; research evidence comparing the effectiveness of public and private schools; and reasons for these…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Comparative Analysis, Educational Policy, Educational Research
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Carper, Richard; And Others – Reference Services Review, 1991
This theme issue contains nine articles that address the AIDS epidemic and examine information resources available to libraries. Highlights include a personal narrative by a person with AIDS; an updated bibliography of materials published since 1987; periodical indexes; information in Sweden and the Netherlands; ethical and legal issues;…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Comics (Publications), Ethics, Foreign Countries
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Bortnick, Jane; And Others – Government Information Quarterly, 1991
This issue includes six articles that discuss access to information provided by computerized databases and communications networks for legislators. Highlights include state legislative systems; information systems in the Senate; online services in the House of Representatives; information technology in the Congressional Research Service; the…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Networks, Databases, Foreign Countries
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Rodda, John C.; And Others – Information Development, 1994
Includes 17 articles on aspects of collecting, managing, and disseminating data about the world's water supply and use. Topics addressed include United Nations agencies involved with water resources; management information systems; providing information needed by water resources professionals; and the role of regional organizations in providing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Information Dissemination, Information Management
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Tamir, Pinchas; Doran, Rodney L. – Studies in Educational Evaluation, 1992
Scoring guidelines are given for four forms of the practical skills tests of the Second International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Improvement Science Study conducted in the following countries in the 1980s: (1) Hungary; (2) Japan; (3) Korea; (4) Singapore; (5) Israel; and (6) the United States. (SLD)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Guidelines
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Blyton, Paul; Goodman, John, Eds. – Employee Relations, 1990
Includes "Canadian Industrial Relations: An Introductory Overview" (Blyton, Goodman); "Overview of Canadian Labour Law" (Miller); "Industrial Conflict and Resolution in Canada and Britain" (Haiven); "Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector in Canada" (Calvert); "Canadian Automobile Industry: Work…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Conflict Resolution, Foreign Countries, Labor Legislation
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