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National Forum on Education Statistics, 2018
The Forum Guide to Reporting Civil Rights Data presents a variety of effective methods through which local education agencies (LEAs) report civil rights data to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. In addition, the guide provides examples of how state education agencies can voluntarily help their LEAs with Civil Rights Data…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Student Rights, Data, Information Utilization
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
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
Martin, Shanetta; Pittman, Karen; Ferber, Thaddeus, McMahon, Ada – Forum for Youth Investment, 2007
The guide is designed to help states and localities create or strengthen their own youth councils. It is a synthesis of theory and practice that provides a general framework for thinking about youth councils, explaining the principles for youth action and the importance of youth engagement. It also incorporates advice and lessons from people in…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Guidance Programs, Participative Decision Making, Theory Practice Relationship
Virginia Department of Education, 2003
This document is the Virginia Board of Education's "Reading First" application. Funding of this grant request will provide the commonwealth the capacity to award local educational agencies sixty to seventy- five school level subgrants that are based on model classroom and professional development criteria. The document contains 2…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Professional Development, Teaching Methods, Board of Education Policy
Virginia State Dept. for Children, Richmond. – 1987
Two hundred and sixty questions and answers on the rights and responsibilities of Virginia youth are presented in this document. Questions and answers are presented in these 12 categories: transportation; juvenile justice; drugs; education; employment; financial responsibility; sexual conduct; health; parental responsibilities; family planning;…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Corporal Punishment, Drug Abuse, Employment
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Special Education Programs and Pupil Personnel Services Guidance Service. – 1983
This publication combines four sets of guidelines developed in 1980 to give direction to guidance program development in the public schools of Virginia. It consists of loose-leaf sheets color-coded according to whether the items are applicable at all levels (white), for elementary school guidance (beige), for middle schools (blue) or for secondary…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Child Development, Counseling Services, Curriculum Design
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Special Education Programs and Pupil Personnel Services Guidance Service. – 1985
This publication is intended for use as a supplement to "A Guide for Planning and Developing Guidance and Counseling Programs in Virginia's Public Schools." After a general discussion of basic concepts in counseling with handicapped students, the publication provides separate sections discussing basic educational goals and counseling…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques, Developmental Disabilities
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Special Education Programs and Pupil Personnel Services Guidance Service. – 1984
This monograph, a supplement to "A Guide for Planning and Developing Guidance and Counseling Programs in Virginia's Public Schools," is designed to emphasize the importance of career guidance and counseling in the public schools of Virginia, and to provide specific direction for implementing a comprehensive program in kindergarten…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Career Information Systems, Elementary Secondary Education
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. – 1990
This manual explains the requirements and procedures for recertification of all certified educational personnel in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The need for alternative routes for recertification of experienced educators precipitated the development of an individualized recertification plan based on a point system. The point system for…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Guides, Inservice Teacher Education
Polikoff, Nancy D.; And Others – 1984
This handbook is designed to help women facing child custody disputes during or after divorce. To assist attorneys, citations to cases and statutes are included. Because this handbook is intended for distribution in the Washington, D.C. area, relevant laws and practices of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia are given. Custody…
Descriptors: Battered Women, Child Custody, Court Litigation, Divorce
Virginia State Library, Richmond. – 1984
This booklet, with a physical workout "get-in-shape" theme, is intended to stimulate cooperation between public and school libraries in providing services to elementary and secondary level students. The potential benefits of cooperation are cited, including sharing ideas and materials; reaching a wider audience by sharing publicity for…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Instructional Materials
Shimberg, Benjamin; Roederer, Doug – 1978
The problems, issues, concerns, and preferred solutions concerning occupational licensing are discussed in this guide designed for state policymakers confronting decisions regarding the credentialing of various occupations and professions. Chapter 1 focuses on the guidelines for occupational regulation. Three issues are discussed: deciding whether…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Certification, Guidelines, Information Seeking
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