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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
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
Tolman, Joel; Pittman, Karen; Yohalem, Nicole; Thomases, Jean; Trammel, Ming – Forum for Youth Investment, 2002
What are the common tasks facing cities committed to saturating their city with high quality out-of-school opportunities, available to every young person? While no list is definitive or complete, we identify ten critical tasks. (Background and Contact information is appended. Contains 5 footnotes and 9 figures.)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Urban Areas, After School Programs, Urban Youth
White, John O.; Denham, Carolyn H. – 1987
This publication is a guide to assessing the competence of prospective English teachers in the California public schools. The guide was developed as a part of a state-wide response to legislated entry and exit standards for teachers in elementary and secondary schools. An introduction describes the regulations and Executive Orders which are the…
Descriptors: Assessment Centers (Personnel), Competency Based Teacher Education, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education
Irvin, Melva E., Ed. – 1990
This publication is a guide to assessing the subject-matter competence of prospective physical education teachers in California. The guide was developed as part of a statewide response to legislated entry and exit standards for teachers in elementary and secondary schools. An introduction describes the regulations and executive order, which are…
Descriptors: Assessment Centers (Personnel), Competency Based Teacher Education, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education
D'Emidio-Caston, Marianne – 1993
This paper describes a simulation activity, which was coupled with Confluent/Gestalt meta-processing, that was designed to address the affective component of a mathematics procedures class for preservice teachers. The activity consisted of an explanation and demonstration for teacher educators. It is argued that a reconstruction of disposition…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Attitude Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Gestalt Therapy
Schmidt, Mary Lou – 1994
This annual Fact Book is a compendium of statistics and information on a variety of subjects and issues concerning education in California. It is designed to aid reporters covering education, and to serve as a reference for educators, legislators, and the general public. The 1993-94 Fact Book contains information on numerous issues: fingertip…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, National Norms
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1992
This guidebook provides a combination of guidance and policy information that will help California sponsors to plan, purchase, prepare, and serve nutritious meals and snacks that comply with the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) meal pattern requirements. Sections 1 through 4 list foods that may be used for the meat/meat alternate,…
Descriptors: Breakfast Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Food Standards, Guidelines
Javna, John – 1993
This book provides 50 recycling ideas for children and features Recycle Rex, the state of California's "spokesdinosaur" for recycling. An introduction contains recycling background information on waste disposal options and reducing, reusing, and recycling. Recycling suggestions are divided into nine sections: (1) "Learn What You Can…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Environmental Education, Recycling
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1988
A bilingual handbook for parents of Pilipino children in Caifornia public schools is presented that emphasizes the important partnership between home and school. In a question-answer format, the contents cover the following topics: (1) enrollment and attendance, general information, transportation; (2) basic school program, curriculum; (3) grades,…
Descriptors: Attendance, Bilingual Education, Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1989
A bilingual handbook for parents of Japanese children in Caifornia public schools is presented that emphasizes the important partnership between home and school. In a question-answer format, the handbook covers the following topics: (1) enrollment and attendance, general information, transportation; (2) basic school program, curriculum; (3)…
Descriptors: Attendance, Bilingual Education, Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education
Fenwick, James J. – 1987
Twenty-two principles of middle grade education are addressed in this report, which is intended for those who have the authority to give meaning and substance to the reform of middle grade education in California's public schools. Each principle is developed through a discussion that concludes with specific recommendations that have implications…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adolescents, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment
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
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
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