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Lee, Patrick; Reed, Sherrie; Hernandez, Ambar; Kurlaender, Michal – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2018
This Intersegmental Data Partnerships Resource Guide, and the accompanying PACE policy brief (see ED591080), are products of a year-long qualitative research project exploring promising practices in data sharing and data use among intersegmental partnerships throughout California. This Resource Guide provides institutions engaged in intersegmental…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Guides, Guidelines, Data Analysis
Klingaman, Steve – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2012
"Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges" is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to building a million-dollar-a-year development office. Community colleges educate nearly half the undergraduates in America yet receive as little as two percent of all gifts to higher education. Private philanthropy is now essential to the mission of community…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Community Colleges, Quality Control, Private Financial Support
US Department of Education, 2011
This paper provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Each entry, which gives a brief overview of a program or resource, is listed…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Information Dissemination
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ3), 2006
This guide explains what an endowment is, how and when to create an endowment, how endowments are invested, and how large a donation is required to establish an endowed fund. For community colleges, such contributions ensure long-term funding for critical needs such as student scholarships or instructional equipment to keep up with new…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Endowment Funds, Donors, Investment
EdSource, 2006
If a student completes high school but is unable to graduate, there are still options. The student can still get a high school diploma whether he or she dropped out, failed the California High School Exit Exam, or did not have enough course credits. As many know, a high school diploma is a passport to a more interesting and better paying job.…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Adult Education, High School Equivalency Programs, Educational Certificates
Jobs for the Future, 2005
According to the American Diploma Project, more than two-thirds of new jobs require some postsecondary education, and the fastest-growing, best paying jobs require the highest levels of education. Moreover, as ADP research indicates, success in college depends upon the same reading, writing, and math skills that lead after high school to earning a…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Knowledge Level, Academic Achievement, Thinking Skills
Louisiana Board of Regents, 2005
All community colleges, four year institutions, and districts are invited by the Board of Regents (BoR), Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS), and Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) to form partnerships to design Associate of Science in Teaching Degree Programs for paraprofessionals and other educators…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Technical Institutes, Teacher Certification, Teacher Effectiveness
Community College League of California, 2004
This booklet summarizes facts and statistics on community colleges in California. It describes the mission, enrollment, student costs, programs, services, degrees awarded and supporting revenue. Information is included on individual colleges and districts, student profiles, training opportunties, and a list of the top programs offered in the…
Descriptors: Users (Information), Training, Community, Community Colleges
MacAllum, Keith; Yoder, Karla; Poliakoff, Anne Rogers – Academy for Educational Development, 2004
The Community College Labor Market Responsiveness (CCLMR) Initiative was created by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), to develop and disseminate information to enable community colleges to keep pace with the needs of a diverse student body and a dynamic labor market. The main goals of the initiative…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Labor Market, Labor Force Development, Economic Development
Comeaux, Patricia, Ed. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2004
Students in traditional as well as online classrooms need more than grades from their instructors--they also need meaningful feedback to help bridge their academic knowledge and skills with their daily lives. With the increasing number of online learning classrooms, the question of how to consistently assess online learning has become increasingly…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Writing Skills, Learning Modules, Course Evaluation