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Tefera, Adai; Frankenberg, Erica; Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve; Chirichigno, Gina – Civil Rights Project / Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2011
This manual was written to help guide education stakeholders--including parents, students, school board members, community activists, administrators, policymakers and attorneys--in their efforts to promote racial diversity and avoid racial isolation in suburban school systems. Critical information on the current legal, political and policy issues…
Descriptors: Suburban Schools, School Districts, School Desegregation, Student Diversity
National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE, 2010
Middle and high school students experiencing homelessness often face challenges in accruing credits. Class offerings, methods of calculating credits, and graduation requirements can vary greatly among school districts. Students who change schools late in high school can find themselves suddenly in danger of not graduating due to differing class…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Disadvantaged Youth, Credits, Middle School Students
Zemmels, Elizabeth – 1982
An ongoing, interdisciplinary reading program for students in grades 7-10 in Perris Union High School District (California) is described. Initiated in 1979 as a result of low reading scores, the program divides all incoming seventh grade students into homogeneous groups. In the first 6 weeks of school these new groups meet once a day for 50…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Interdisciplinary Approach, Junior High Schools, Language Processing
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of Bilingual Bicultural Education. – 1983
The handbook, intended to assist California school personnel in understanding the Portuguese language minority group, is designed for use by bilingual education specialists, administrators, and other teachers. An introductory section presents several vignettes of language situations in the schools. Two subsequent chapters outline general…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Community Organizations
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1983
Programs for California state-adopted social studies instructional materials are described to aid state school districts in matching instructional materials with curriculum goals and objectives. Information is provided in three sections. An annotated index gives pertinent information about each program, including title, year of copyright, and…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, History, Instructional Materials
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1984
California state-adopted commercial art and music instructional materials are described to aid state school districts in matching instructional materials with curriculum goals and objectives. Information is provided in three sections. An annotated index gives pertinent information about each program, including title, year of copyright, and grade…
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Music Education