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Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2018
The "Texas Higher Education Data" website offers policymakers, students, parents, K-12 educators, media, researchers, and faculty a collection of education data designed to help shape policy and inform initiatives that will move Texas closer to achieving the goals of the "60x30TX" strategic plan and will lay the foundation for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Web Sites, Data, Access to Information
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
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
Texas Education Agency, Austin. – 1991
In the midst of national education reform and in line with efforts to describe national standards for school mathematics, Texas is taking an aggressive role in reforming mathematics in the public schools. Ways that Texas schools, the Texas Education Agency, and the State Board of Education are addressing the dramatically changing needs of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
Texas State Library, Austin. Dept. of Library Development. – 1991
The materials in this manual are intended to provide the introductory information needed by new system advisory council members and staff of the Texas State Library on the history, role, governance, funding, services, and administration of library systems. Included in this handbook are discussions of: (1) The Role of Systems in Public Library…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Documentation, Financial Support, Governance
Harrison, Danny – 1990
The business and economic development center of Midland College provides assistance to small businesses. Written for use by future and current small business owners and entrepreneurs living in a 17-county area of the Permian Basin of Texas, this guidebook describes the procedures for developing a business plan and for successfully starting and…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Community Resources, Contracts, Entrepreneurship
Barber, Peggy – 1983
Included in this manual are (1) a check list for developing and planning an effective library marketing program; (2) tips for writing library news releases; (3) tips for mass media marketing using radio and television; (4) a sample form for building a media file with information on specific radio and TV stations; (5) tips for planning a library…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Guidelines, Library Extension, Marketing
Arbelbide, Cindy Lea – 1986
Designed as a guide for the children's portion of a library's year-long Texas Sesquicentennial program, this manual includes program ideas and materials for younger children, parents, and volunteers. The divisions of the 1986 Texas Reading Club are listed, and a sample registration form, junior librarian's list of duties, and volunteer…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Commercial Art, Culture, Elementary Secondary Education
Greenwood, Katy; And Others – 1981
This two-part report describes various strategies for involving the private sector in job training programs and summarizes a study conducted with prime sponsors of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs in Texas. Included in a discussion of involving the private sector in job training programs are the following topics: the new…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Business, Delivery Systems, Educational Cooperation
Lyon, Robert – 1976
The Texas Real Estate Research Center-Texas Education Agency (TRERC-TEA) curriculum workshop was attended by over 40 participants representing 26 Texas community colleges. These participants divided into eight small groups by real estate specialty area and developed curriculum outlines and learning objectives for the following real estate courses:…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Course Content, Course Objectives, Curriculum Design
Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Texas Agricultural Extension Service. – 1977
This manual is designed by the Texas Department of Agriculture as a training program for private pesticide applicators to certify them on a voluntary basis, and to apply restricted-use pesticides in compliance with federal law. An introduction with federal and state laws and regulations regarding pesticide use and private applicators is presented.…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Disease Control, Entomology, Equipment
Bellis, June; And Others – 1978
This handbook, the successor to the original published in 1973, is designed to help boards of trustees and administrators strengthen both their internal and external communications programs. Key points to be considered by each school board as it develops its own communication program and specific job requirements are outlined. A four-step…
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Communication Skills, Communications, Community Attitudes
Anchondo, Jose Jorge; And Others – 1977
Public education consists of various levels of laws, policies, regulations, rules, guidelines, and practices based on the U.S. Constitution. At each level, there is a set of "do's and don'ts" guiding the actions of people involved in public education. This handbook, written to help people understand their rights relating to public…
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Bilingual Education, Board of Education Role, Civil Liberties
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