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Kocher, Megan – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
Food security is researched and dealt with on local, regional, national, and global levels with solutions ranging from local farmers' market initiatives to increasing crop yields through genetically modified plants to streamlining global supply chains. Because of its broad, interdisciplinary nature, it is necessary to narrow the focus of this…
Descriptors: Food Standards, Educational Resources, Internet, Electronic Libraries
Wake County Public School System, 2015
This handbook was produced as a resource for students and parents to explain the policies, rules, and regulations governing all students in the Wake County Public School System. Numbers that appear in some portions of the handbook refer to specific Board of Education policies. In some instances the entire policy is cited; at other times, only the…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Parent Materials, Guides, Governance
Crayton, Anna; Lindahl, Nicole – Prisoner Reentry Institute, 2015
This guide is designed to help readers take the first steps towards continuing their education, whether that means learning English, working towards a High School Equivalency (HSE), learning an occupation, or building on college credits already earned. This guide walks readers through the process of setting educational goals and getting organized;…
Descriptors: Reentry Students, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Guides
Paradis, Johanne; Genesee, Fred; Crago, Martha B. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
As more and more dual language learners enter the school system, now is the ideal time for this second edition of the bestselling textbook--essential for preparing speech language pathologists (SLPs) and educators to work with young children who are bilingual or learning a second language. This comprehensive, student-friendly text takes the…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Disadvantaged Youth, Second Language Learning, Adoption
Lumina Foundation for Education, 2009
The purpose of this guide is to help readers clarify their roles in the college access and success system and to identify how they might use data to create change for students. This guide shows how data can strengthen current programs and support broader changes that ease the path to college for students. This guide illuminates how a long-term…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Access to Education, Guides, Data
Alberta Education, 2008
This manual is for district and school administrators, counselors, teachers, parents/guardians, students and others involved in the process of implementing the Knowledge and Employability policy and courses. It is intended to serve as a starting point as districts and schools introduce the new courses or make the transition from Integrated…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Secondary Education, Curriculum Implementation, Program Implementation
Stufflebeam, Daniel L.; Shinkfield, Anthony J. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2007
"Evaluation Theory, Models, and Applications" is designed for evaluators and students who need to develop a commanding knowledge of the evaluation field: its history, theory and standards, models and approaches, procedures, and inclusion of personnel as well as program evaluation. This important book shows how to choose from a growing…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Standards, Glossaries
US Department of Education, 2006
This reference guide provides an overview of Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law for fiscal year 2006. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important programs and resources for education. It provides information for students,…
Descriptors: Laboratories, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Guides
Power, Paul W. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
This book provides an overview of vocational assessment for adults who have disabilities. It covers many tests and various populations encountered by the vocational evaluation professional. In addition to offering basic information for those who will assist clients in the rehabilitation process, this text provides up-to-date information to those…
Descriptors: Guides, Workbooks, Rehabilitation Counseling, Occupational Therapy
US Department of Education, 2006
Every eligible program, including graduate programs, must have a defined academic year. Award limits are generally connected to a period of time. For instance, all of the programs except Federal Work-Study have a maximum amount that can be awarded for an academic year or award year. This handbook is a resource for learning about Federal Student…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, School Schedules, Paying for College, Student Costs
US Department of Education, 2006
The table of contents divides this handbook into two chapters. The first chapter, Overawards, defines the term, and then discusses a student's and a school's responsibility for resolving overpayments and overawards. Following the award of an aid package, student circumstances may change and result in an overaward. For instance, the student may…
Descriptors: Withdrawal (Education), Student Financial Aid, Guides
Harden, Neva N. – 1986
This practical guide is designed to provide teen parents with skills that will prepare them for the working world. The first section on job skills focuses on the steps in the job-finding and keeping process. It covers job interests, job search, social security, writing a resume, resources, job-finding tools, job interviews, application forms, W-4…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Budgeting, Day Care, Early Parenthood
Zarvell, Ray K. – 1982
A "taxonomic key"--a manual that provides a systematic approach to academic decision-making for college students--is presented. The key is used to help students who enroll in the Academic Exploration Program at Bardley University to decide on a college major and a career. The key can assist the student and adviser by: helping clarify the student's…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Academic Aspiration, Classification, College Programs
Figler, Stephen; Figler, Howard – 1991
Advice is provided on how a student athlete can achieve his or her goals equally well in sports, academics, and career preparation. The book provides specific advice regarding how to balance these three areas of college life and solve the problems and pressures that will be encountered by the student in each of them. In particular, advice is given…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Athletes, College Athletics, College Students
Johnson, Virginia G., Ed.; Schlessinger, Rashelle, Ed. – 1984
Accommodations that can aid in the learning process for disabled students at Clarion University of Pennsylvania are outlined in this handbook funded by the college's Affirmative Action Committee. Objectives of the guide are: to define and describe the major disabilities (hearing impairment, learning disability, mobility impairment, speech…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled), College Planning, College Students