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American Council of Trustees and Alumni, 2017
Trustees face complex choices related to costs and efficiency as they navigate new accountability policies, financial headwinds, and a changing global marketplace for college education. The latest release in a series of trustee guides from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni's Institute for Effective Governance, "Bold Leadership, Real…
Descriptors: Efficiency, Costs, Educational Opportunities, Higher Education
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
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. – 2002
This document, which is intended to assist Colorado's Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) staff, educators, students, and students' families, presents the answers to selected questions regarding eligibility for and delivery of cooperative educational and vocational rehabilitation services for youth in transition. The introduction provides…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agency Cooperation, Agency Role
Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
The conviction that democratic government rests on an informed electorate was the basis for establishing a free public-school system and State universities. The swift changes in our social and economic life and the complex nature of modern problems require educational facilities beyond the usual programs for children and youth. The agencies of…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Public Education, State Universities, Adult Education
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. State Library and Adult Education Office. – 1994
This document contains information literacy standards developed for the State of Colorado. The purpose of the standards is to provide all students with a process for learning that is transferrable among subjects and from the academic environment to real life. Its goal is to have all students using information and ideas effectively. The five…
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Information Literacy
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. – 1991
An overview of the nature, benefits, and steps involved in Colorado's Guaranteed Graduate Program, a process that assures that high school graduates have the knowledge and skills considered essential for entry into employment and postsecondary education, begins this document. A discussion of the portfolio process follows, along with descriptions…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Basic Skills, Competency Based Education, Educational Attainment
Colorado Library Association, Denver. – 1980
This basic reference on the responsibilities and opportunities of library trustees provides information on the public libraries of Colorado and how they are established, operated, and funded, as well as clues to needed information--i.e., some philosophy, many facts, opinions, recommended practices, and suggestions. Chapters focus on the types of…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Governance, Governing Boards, Library Role
Curtis, Joan C. – 1977
This booklet presents guidelines for the development of various types of 24-hour crisis nurseries designed to counter or prevent child abuse by providing parents with emergency relief from child care. Such centers accommodate small groups of children for a limited maximum time, ranging from 72 hours to six months. Topics covered are: types of…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Crisis Intervention, Day Care Centers
Campbell, Dan – 1974
The Elk Range located in the very center of the Colorado Rocky Mountains is described in this guide to the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area. Near the ghost town of Marble, Colorado, this wilderness area is described as 66,000 acres 150 miles outside Denver encompassing 25% of all established wilderness in Colorado, 130 miles of marked trails,…
Descriptors: Climate, Ecology, Environmental Education, Geographic Regions
Colorado Outdoor Education Center, Inc., Florissant. – 1975
The Colorado Outdoor Education Center aims to educate the total person by offering programs which help each individual to gain a sense of the earth, of community, and of self. At High Trails the students are brought into direct contact with nature, utilizing small groups and emphasizing direct experiences. The integrated, multi-disciplinary…
Descriptors: American History, American Indian Culture, Conservation (Environment), Course Content
Jefferson County Public Schools, Lakewood, CO. – 1976
A land use unit using information from space programs is intended to help secondary teachers develop, plan, and implement land use programs in the social studies classroom. The subject of this unit is a flood control dam in Colorado. Interdisciplinary curriculum includes activities in mapmaking, environmental and mathematical studies, local…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Concept Formation, Conservation Education, Curriculum Development
Colorado Centennial - Bicentennial Commission, Denver. – 1975
Intended for use by teachers in the establishment of curriculum to study centennial-bicentennial topics, the main purpose of this guide is to instill in students an appreciation of Colorado's system of government, resources, people, territory, and technology. Suggestions for teaching about seven major areas which relate to Colorado's heritage are…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Class Activities, Communications, Cultural Awareness
Nolte, M. Chester – 1976
This monograph details, in question-and-answer format, the rights of students and the responsibilities of guidance counselors under federal and Colorado state law. Prominent topics include: Confidentiality of student records, freedom of information, the boundaries separating the rights of students, the rights of parents, and the rights of school…
Descriptors: Case Records, Confidentiality, Counseling, Counselor Role
Pike, Bill, Ed. – 1976
Designed to encourage Native American students in Colorado and New Mexico to pursue health careers, this handbook presents the following information: (1) statistics documenting the need for American Indian health professionals; (2) current career opportunities in the health professions (descriptions of the many health fields and descriptions of…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, American Indians, Career Opportunities, Colleges
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