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Alford, Sue – Advocates for Youth, 2008
Until recently, teen pregnancy and birth rates had declined steadily in the United States in recent years. Despite these declines, the United States has the highest teen birth rate and one of the highest rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among all industrialized nations. To help young people reduce their risk for pregnancy and STIs,…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Adolescents, Early Parenthood
Alford, Sue – Advocates for Youth, 2008
Until recently, teen pregnancy and birth rates had declined in the United States. Despite these declines, U.S. teen birth and sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates remain among the highest in the industrialized world. Given the need to focus limited prevention resources on effective programs, Advocates for Youth undertook exhaustive reviews…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Adolescents, Early Parenthood
Murphy, Joseph; And Others – 1986
This paper reports on findings of a research study on the district-level control of principals in 12 effective school districts in California. Primary research objectives were (1) to expand knowledge on the nature of administrative control, (2) to develop a better understanding of the processes and activities in effective school districts, and (3)…
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Role, Budgeting, Educational Objectives
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1979
In this guide four career education resource areas are identified in four sections. In section 1 community resources are discussed in terms of finding material and human resources, conducting a community survey, coordinating and consolidating resources, and examining exemplary practices. Four exhibits are included: (1) individual career resources…
Descriptors: Career Education, Community Resources, Federal Programs, Guides
McMaster, Donald J.; Sinkin, Judy G. – 1976
The purpose of this manual is to provide information regarding school finance reform in the state of California to the legislature, governor, education department, teachers, and other interest groups. Chapter 1 briefly describes disparities in expenditures for education among California school districts, first using a sample of school districts…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equalization Aid, Expenditure per Student, Finance Reform
Shimberg, Benjamin; Roederer, Doug – 1978
The problems, issues, concerns, and preferred solutions concerning occupational licensing are discussed in this guide designed for state policymakers confronting decisions regarding the credentialing of various occupations and professions. Chapter 1 focuses on the guidelines for occupational regulation. Three issues are discussed: deciding whether…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Certification, Guidelines, Information Seeking