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Wake County Public School System, 2015
This handbook was produced as a resource for students and parents to explain the policies, rules, and regulations governing all students in the Wake County Public School System. Numbers that appear in some portions of the handbook refer to specific Board of Education policies. In some instances the entire policy is cited; at other times, only the…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Parent Materials, Guides, Governance
Hassel, Emily Ayscue; Holly, Christen; Locke, Gillian – Public Impact, 2014
To help all students reach their potential, district leaders must ensure that every student has consistent access to excellent teaching. Opportunity Culture compensation and career path structures help make that possible, and this guide shows how. "Teacher Pay and Career Paths in an Opportunity Culture: A Practical Policy Guide" shows…
Descriptors: Teacher Salaries, Compensation (Remuneration), Career Development, School Districts
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2013
North Carolina has embarked on an ambitious effort to improve its public schools. Career-and college-ready standards, high-quality assessments, and advanced technology are all part of this effort, and each plays an important role. No part of students' educational experience matters more than the teachers who facilitate their learning. North…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Public Schools, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Leadership
Williams, Ann – SEDL, 2013
The Southeast Educational Development Laboratory's (SEDL's) Vocational Rehabilitation Service Models for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders project, funded by the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), launched in October 2008 and ended in September 2013. The mission of this project was to conduct high…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Vocational Rehabilitation, Program Effectiveness
Council of Chief State School Officers, 2009
The purpose of this document is to describe the US ED growth model pilot program from its inception to the point at which the program was no longer a pilot and was opened up to all states. In addition, the paper is designed to help states in the process of planning to submit a growth model proposal. The information in this document is mostly…
Descriptors: Models, Pilot Projects, Public Agencies, Educational Indicators
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
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2006
The "No Child Left Behind" Act (2002) requires that all students have access to the general curriculum at their designated grade level. Federal guidance received from the US Department of Education noted that these extended standards are intended only for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. A key goal is to assure…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Regular and Special Education Relationship, State Standards, Academic Standards
North Carolina State Board of Education, Raleigh. – 2000
This collection of worksheets includes typical space profiles for North Carolina's preK-12 schools, offering: number of students, core capacity, special education, media center, food service, physical education, academic and arts education classrooms, resource rooms, other teaching stations, administration, auditorium/theater, service/marketing…
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Educational Facilities Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Interior Space
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. – 1998
In May, 1991, the North Carolina State Board of Education, as part of the Quality Assurance Program, established a computer proficiency requirement for graduation that was then modified in 1995 and made effective beginning with the graduating class of 2001. Students who were in the eighth grade during the 1996-97 school year and thereafter must…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Competency Based Education, Computer Literacy, Graduation Requirements
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. – 1993
This Certification Manual explains the many policies and procedures that guide the process of certification in North Carolina. The certification process requires educators in North Carolina to meet established standards of professional competence. The publication is organized into 14 sections: (1) an Introduction; (2) General Information; (3) The…
Descriptors: Educational Certificates, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Higher Education
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. – 1993
The guidelines and competencies presented in this volume establish criteria for a comprehensive certification program for North Carolina public school teachers, beginning from the point of entry into a teacher preparation program and continuing through initial certification and the first years of full-time teaching. Program approval functions to…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Competency Based Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines
Martin, Julia – 1991
This guide provides information about the various college student loan programs that exist and are available for use within North Carolina. Listed are specific programs that are available from the Federal, State, and private sectors. When possible, the following information is provided with each program: (1) eligibility requirements; (2) the…
Descriptors: Directories, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Higher Education
Historic Preservation Foundation of North Carolina, Raleigh. – 1990
The experiences and expertise of many individuals and organizations who have successfully implemented an arts facility development program are described. Some recommendations came from interviews with people involved in various phases of arts facility development. Other recommendations came from a retreat held in 1989 where representatives of…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Artists, Arts Centers, Budgeting
North Carolina State Dept. of Justice, Raleigh. – 1990
The purpose of this faculty orientation is to introduce the Drug Abuse Resistance Prorgram (DARE) to teachers who will have the program offered to their students. The DARE program is designed to give young people the facts about drugs and alcohol, and was developed in 1983 by health education specialists in conjunction with the Los Angeles Police…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Class Activities, Drug Education, Drug Use
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