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Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance, 2017
This resource was prepared in response to a request for examples of developmental screening activities in Early Learning Challenge (ELC) States. This information will be helpful to States as they consider how to identify and address health, behavioral, and developmental needs of children with high needs. To address this request, ELC TA reviewed…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Developmental Disabilities, Faculty Development, Staff Development
Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge, 2016
The Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) program, authorized by Congress in 2011, is designed to improve the quality of early learning and development programs for children from birth through age 5. This discretionary grant program is administered jointly by the U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Health and Human Services…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Federal Legislation
Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance, 2016
This resource was prepared in response to a request for information about the innovations and lessons learned as the result of the investments States have made in transforming their workforce using their Race to the Top -- Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grants. These strategies and accomplishments will be helpful to other States as they…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
Parker, James T. – National Commission on Adult Literacy (NJ1), 2007
From 1989 until 1998 the U.S. Department of Education administered the National Workplace Literacy Demonstration Program. During that period, over $130 million supported some 300 projects where adult education programs partnered with thousands of businesses, agencies, and organizations to provide work-based skills to employees. While only seven…
Descriptors: Workplace Literacy, Adult Education, Labor Force Development, State Programs
Schumacher, Rachel; Ewen, Danielle; Hart, Katherine; Lombardi, Joan – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2005
This brief is based on the 61-page report of the same name. This paper, commissioned by the Brookings Institution, studies the emergence of the mixed delivery model, in which pre-kindergarten is delivered in community-based settings and schools. It describes findings of a state survey CLASP conducted to understand the policy choices,…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Child Care Centers, Delivery Systems, Preschool Education
Munford, Rhonda L. – 2000
This report contains the profiles of state-sponsored extended learning initiatives in California, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Texas. They address the need to provide extra time and opportunity for students who have difficulty meeting today's standards, and for students who are meeting standards during the school day, but want…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment
Brown, Brett; Kirby, Gretchen; Botsko, Christopher – 1997
During the 1990s, an increasing number of states have become interested in social indicators as basic tools of governance. Many states have been working aggressively to develop programs and initiatives that make systematic use of social indicators, and to develop the underlying data system to measure and track such indicators. This report reviews…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Child Behavior, Child Health, Child Welfare
Martens, Elise H. – US Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1941
Because of the individual authority of each State for its own educational program, practices and policies differ widely among them in many respects. Yet in the midst of differences there are also common elements of development. The U. S. Office of Education, in presenting this series of monographs, has attempted to point out those common elements,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, School Administration, Residential Institutions
Youth Service America, Washington, DC. – 1988
This report, summarizing the proceedings at a February 1988 conference at Brown University on youth service, presents briefly an overview of the emerging network of youth service programs in the following states: (1) Minnesota; (2) Pennsylvania; (3) California; (4) Massachusetts; and (5) Ohio. Rationales for youth service are analyzed. Eight…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Community Services, Program Descriptions, Program Development
Learning, 1982
Reports are given on the use of computers in elementary and secondary schools in five states. An analysis of the reports discusses various educational trends and implications evolving from computer use, including misapplied technology and the proper amount of learning and teaching via computers. (CJ)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Programs, Educational Innovation