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Schuman, Joan E.; And Others – 1979
This handbook, one of the Massachusetts Dissemination Project's "Resources for Schools" series, is a sampling of exemplary guidance and counseling programs in Massachusetts schools. It is designed as a practical tool for guidance personnel, teachers, administrators, and other school personnel concerned about strengthening pupil personnel…
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidance Personnel, Guidance Programs
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Transitional Bilingual Education. – 1976
The guidelines outlined in this pamphlet were developed in cooperation with members of local parent advisory councils and school officials. The guidelines describe the rationale for parental involvement, the specific steps to be taken in organizing parent advisory councils, and the roles and responsibilities of these councils. (CLK)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Elementary Secondary Education
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Transitional Bilingual Education. – 1976
This pamphlet outlines guidelines for the implementation of a full-time program of instruction in transitional bilingual education. The Transitional Bilingual Education Act mandates a full-time program of instruction in all those courses or subjects which a child is required by law to receive and which are required by the child's school committee.…
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Administrator Guides, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. – 1976
A method for solving problems that arise in such areas as teacher/teacher and teacher/student interactions is presented in this document. The first section shows how to write a problem statement that answers the following questions: Who is affected? Who is causing the problem? What kind of a problem is it? What is the goal for improvement?…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Force Field Analysis
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Research and Assessment. – 1976
This document describes the background, methodology, and results of the Massachusetts educational assessment program for social studies and citizenship skills. The program, which was conducted during 1975-76, sampled knowledge and attitudes of 9- and 17-year-olds throughout the state on specific educational objectives. Criterion-referenced tests…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Citizenship, Criterion Referenced Tests, Data Analysis
Education Collaborative for Greater Boston, Inc., Cambridge, MA. – 1978
Presented in this document are a description of Chapter 766, Massachusetts legislation governing education for youth with special needs, and a compilation of guidelines and procedures affecting the core evaluation of student turned over to the Department of Youth Services (DYS) by the courts. Requirements of the Core Evaluation Team (CET) and core…
Descriptors: Delinquent Rehabilitation, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Programs, Needs Assessment
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. – 1977
Massachusetts's Chapter 622 and U.S. Title IX regulations both prohibit discrimination by educational institutions. This guide is designed to assist administrators, particularly in Massachusetts, in complying fully with the spirit and letter of these regulations. The guide is divided into thirteen chapters, seven of which use parallel format to…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Administrator Role, Admission (School), Adoption (Ideas)
McCormack, James E., Jr. – 1976
The Core Evaluation Team (CET), as required by Massachusetts' special education law Chapter 766, is staffed to perform all the assessments necessary to develop a comprehensive individualized educational plan for the child with special needs. To assist in the assessment procedure, the Massachusetts Department of Education provides a guide which…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Diagnostic Teaching, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education
Framingham State Coll., MA. – 1971
The guide to planning a consumer education program for K-12 was developed by teachers in a Massachusetts school district during a series of workshops; direction was provided by the results of a parent questionnaire. The document is comprised of a resource guide and three outlines of concepts and generalizations to be developed in consumer…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities
Framingham State Coll., MA. – 1972
Suggested learning activities for teaching consumer education to K-12 students which can be integrated into the regular curriculum are provided in the guide. The guide is divided into four areas which focus on the different roles of the consumer: (1) the consumer's values and goals--self-development, health and safety, decision making, and…
Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives
Fitzgerald, Ronald J. – 1975
This handbook describes what it is like to be a school superintendent in Massachusetts and offers conclusions and practical suggestions on how school board members, superintendents, and state officials can maximize the effectiveness and productivity of the superintendent. The author's analysis of the superintendent's role is based in part on…
Descriptors: Administrators, Board Administrator Relationship, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education
Clasby, Miriam; Lema, JoAnne – 1975
This publication consists of two separate but related parts, a handbook that discusses possible approaches to developing improved school-community collaboration and a resource directory that lists approximately 800 agencies and publications that may be helpful to educators and citizens who are contemplating some type of collaborative arrangement.…
Descriptors: Community Control, Community Involvement, Cooperative Planning, Elementary Secondary Education
McCormack, James E., Jr.; And Others – 1976
Presented is Volume I of an educational evaluation and planning package designed in accordance with Massachusetts' special education laws. The package is designed to assist the Core Evaluation Team process, a multidisciplinary approach to educational assessment and development of individual education plans. The guide focuses on three skill areas:…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Daily Living Skills, Developmental Tasks, Educational Diagnosis
Ascheim, Skip; And Others – 1973
This manual is a practical guide based on school experiences and legal requirements in Massachusetts. It is intended to help alternative schools get off the ground and to stay out of trouble with State and local authorities. Some brief sketches of four alternative schools are presented to indicate alternatives that already exist. Sections…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Attendance, Bookkeeping, Certification
Willner, Peter T.; Torres, Scottie – 1975
With the establishment of the Bureau of Institutional Schools (BIS) within the Division of Special Education, educational specialists have been appointed to represent the bureau in each of the division's six regional offices. The primary role of the BIS representative is one of assistance in the development of educational programs for children…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Institutional Personnel, Institutional Schools, Job Development