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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
John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2014
Educators nationwide confront a troubling phenomenon: Increasingly, students leave high school unready for college, as evidenced by high rates of placement into remedial courses and low rates of college completion. Many students also lack either the attitudes or skills essential to succeed in a postsecondary setting, or knowledge of how to apply…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Educational Indicators, Predictor Variables, College Bound Students
Alamprese, Judith A.; Limardo, Chrys – Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The "Policy to Performance Toolkit" is designed to provide state adult education staff and key stakeholders with guidance and tools to use in developing, implementing, and monitoring state policies and their associated practices that support an effective state adult basic education (ABE) to postsecondary education and training transition…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Transitional Programs, Postsecondary Education, State Policy
US Environmental Protection Agency, 2008
Designed as a "Participant's Manual" to be used as part of a "Chemical and Mercury Management in Schools Training," this document focuses on the policies and programs needed at the school and district level for safe and sustainable chemical and mercury management practices. This document is designed primarily for school…
Descriptors: Accidents, Guides, Hazardous Materials, Risk
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
Ribeiro, Rosaria; Warner, Mildred – North Carolina Partnership for Children, 2004
This methodology guide is designed to help study teams answer basic questions about how to conduct a regional economic analysis of the child care sector. Specific examples are drawn from a local study, Tompkins County, NY, and two state studies, Kansas and New York, which the Cornell team conducted. Other state and local studies are also…
Descriptors: Economic Research, Economic Development, Counties, Child Care
New York State Education Dept., Albany. State Archives and Records Administration. – 1991
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide archivists, librarians, local government officials, and staff of repositories responsible for preserving historical records in New York State with basic instructions on arrangement and description practices. The guidelines: provide information on describing archival and manuscript materials at a…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Archives, Cataloging, Classification
Lull, William P.; Banks, Paul N. – 1990
These guidelines are intended to orient the library/archives professional in New York to the common issues, language, pitfalls, and opportunities involved in dealing with the built environment and its impact on the conservation and preservation of a valuable collection. Although developed for the climate typical in New York State, many aspects…
Descriptors: Archives, Building Design, Building Plans, Built Environment
New York State Dept. of Labor, Albany. – 1987
This booklet provides advice to young people seeking their first jobs on how to avoid the pitfalls that have caused others to lose jobs or fail to be hired. Topics discussed in short, one-page sections include appearance, attitude and behavior, ignorance of labor market facts, misrepresentation, sensitivity about a physical defect, unrealistic…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Employer Attitudes, Employment Interviews, Employment Potential
Bain, Christine A.; And Others – 1983
In compliance with legislation enacted by New York State in 1981, a manual of recommendations and standards for hospital libraries was developed (1) to assist in assessment of the quality of hospital library services; (2) to enable measurement of the improvement in individual institutions; and (3) to be used as criteria in the administration of…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Budgets, Check Lists, Glossaries
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of the Professions. – 1987
This reference guide contains laws, rules, and regulations of the State Education Department that govern social work practice in the state of New York. It highlights requirements and procedures for obtaining licensure and first registration as a social worker, and authorization of licensees for insurance reimbursement. Included are sections on:…
Descriptors: Accrediting Agencies, Certification, Licensing Examinations (Professions), Professional Education
Dearstyne, Bruce W.; And Others – 1985
This manual for local government officials provides a basic introduction to all aspects of records management, including the administration of an archival program. The direct result of two recent projects which have affected State Archives services toward local governments, the manual is intended to introduce and briefly explain the essential…
Descriptors: Archives, Government Publications, Information Retrieval, Information Storage
New York City Human Resources Administration, NY. – 1979
The standards presented in this handbook are intended to serve as guidelines for the self-assessment of publicly funded preschool group day care centers. Each standard is accompanied by one or more indicators which suggest concrete ways in which that standard can be met. The handbook is divided into five sections. The standards in the first…
Descriptors: Child Development, Community Involvement, Day Care, Day Care Centers
Long Island State Park and Recreation Commission, NY.
Since 1971 a fully equipped learning laboratory building and the open fields, woodlands, salt water marshes, and beaches of Sunken Meadow State Park have been available for year round day use by students and educators in New York's Suffolk and Nassau counties. Funded by the New York Office of Parks and Recreation and local Boards of Cooperative…
Descriptors: Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Equipment
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