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Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center (REMS), 2017
Each year, students in elementary and secondary education fall victim to unacceptable behaviors with sexual overtones, ranging from inappropriate touching and online conversations to physical sexual assault. Most schools have policies and procedures for keeping children safe from a range of threats and hazards, such as natural disasters, flu…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Sexual Abuse, Victims, School Policy
Florida Department of Education, 2016
School grades provide an easily understandable metric to measure the performance of a school. Parents and the general public can use the school grade and its associated components to understand how well each school is serving its students. The school grades calculation was revised substantially for the 2014-15 school year to implement statutory…
Descriptors: School Districts, Guidelines, Grading, Annual Reports
Foundation for Excellence in Education, 2016
Parents expect school districts and schools to keep their children safe while they are in school. That expectation of safety and security also extends to the protection of their children's learning data. Therefore, it is critical that school districts and schools are open and transparent about their student data privacy practices, and that those…
Descriptors: Student Records, Information Security, Privacy, Information Utilization
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Smail, Karen M.; MacDonald, Cathy – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2015
Every student must be given the opportunity to participate in physical education and develop the skills and knowledge competencies to become skillful movers for a lifetime. Students with disabilities have unique needs that must be addressed in the least restrictive environment. With the adoption of the "National Standards and Grade-level…
Descriptors: National Standards, Disabilities, Physical Education, Competency Based Education
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Bond, Nathan; Pope, Alexander – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2013
In this article, the author's share some ways that voters--and specifically educators--can advocate for their views on an ongoing basis and make those views known to the elected officials who make decisions that directly affect teachers. These policymakers generally are not educators by training and, consequently, lack the in-depth knowledge…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Teaching (Occupation), Voting, Teacher Attitudes
Public Agenda, 2012
"Building Institutional Capacity for Data-Informed Decision Making" is the third installment of the Cutting Edge series, which aims to help colleges engage faculty, scale successful interventions, and create a strong culture of evidence through use of data to strengthen their institutional change and student success efforts. Though the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Community Colleges, Organizational Change, Decision Making
Frank, Carolyn – Teachers College Press, 2011
Are you using interviews in your classroom? Carolyn Frank's new book on interviewing is a powerful tool for teachers and educational researchers. Through an anthropological frame, this book explains techniques for ethnographic interviews and observations in and out of the classroom. Carolyn Frank shows how teachers in particular can use…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Home Visits, Interviews, Teacher Researchers
Phillips, Rob; McNaught, Carmel; Kennedy, Gregor – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
How can the average educator who teaches online, without experience in evaluating emerging technologies, build on what is successful and modify what is not? Written for educators who feel ill-prepared when required to evaluate e-learning initiatives, "Evaluating e-Learning" offers step-by-step guidance for conducting an evaluation plan of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Research, Online Courses, Web Based Instruction
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, 2010
The Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), founded in 1997, is dedicated to improving academic degree and certificate programs for professional educators--those who teach and lead in schools, pre-K through grade 12, and to assuring the public of their quality. TEAC accredits undergraduate and graduate programs, including alternate route…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Academic Degrees, Guides, Accreditation (Institutions)
Alberta Education, 2008
This handbook explains basic funding requirements for Early Childhood Services (ECS) and how to complete application forms required for the services. It also outlines the age of eligibility for funding for all types of ECS programming. The handbook explains other funding that is provided for children identified with mild to moderate…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Related Services (Special Education)
Hinrichs, Clare; Schafft, Kai; Bloom, Dara; McHenry-Sorber, Erin – Center for Rural Pennsylvania, 2008
This guidebook has been developed to support and coordinate efforts across Pennsylvania to increase the connections between farms and schools. It is written for schools and school districts--and especially for food service directors, teachers, administrators, school nurses, and school health and wellness committees. It is also written for farmers…
Descriptors: Food Service, Guides, School Community Relationship, Agricultural Occupations
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006
This fact sheet presents guidelines for schools and child care providers that may be helpful to identify symptoms and prevent the spread of the flu in child care facilities. (Contains 6 resources.)
Descriptors: Child Care, Guidelines, Disease Control, Communicable Diseases
Nebraska Department of Education, 2006
This resource provides information to assist parents, family members, early childhood teachers, caregivers, and other adults in promoting the learning and development of young children ages birth to three. It is a companion to the Nebraska Early Learning Guidelines for Ages 3 to 5, and uses the same format and domains of development. This…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Toddlers, Infants, Guidelines
Maine Department of Education, 2004
This manual is intended to provide you with the most current materials and tools available for the development of Maine's Personalized Alternate Assessment Portfolio (PAAPs) during the 2004-05 school year. The PAAP process, while very similar to that used in 2003-04, has been updated based on input from teachers and other training participants.…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Guidelines, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
Warters, Bill; Wendy, Smith J. – Online Submission, 2003
These guidelines were developed by a national working group seminar hosted by the FIPSE-funded Conflict Management in Higher Education Resource Center. They provide a set of best-practices related to the establishment of conflict-handling services for colleges and universities. Seminar participants were carefully chose to represent faculty,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Seminars, Guidelines, Human Resources
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