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Wasik, Barbara Hanna; Lam, Wendy K. K.; Kane, Heather – 1994
This report summarizes and analyzes information on nine 1993 community integrated service system (CISS) projects to promote physical, psychological, and social well-being for all pregnant women and children, adolescents, and their families; provide individualized attention to their special health care needs; and link health care and services with…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Agency Cooperation, Child Health, Children
Minnesota State Dept. of Human Services, St. Paul. Div. of Family and Children's Services. – 1999
Minnesota divides its Title IV-E-IL allocation among three components of a statewide program titled Support for Emancipation and Living Functionally (SELF). SELF is a state-supervised, county-implemented program based on the premise that youth in substitute (foster) care are at significant risk of not making a successful transition to independent…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Conventional Instruction, Counseling Services
Elmore, Richard F. – 1990
Controlled educational choice, defined as parental or student choice of educational programs within the public school system that is regulated for public purposes, has become a leading proposal for educational reform. This paper reviews evidence from three working models of choice: the Minnesota Postsecondary Enrollment Options program (PEO), the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
Koroloff, Nancy M.; And Others – 1990
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and the National Institute of Mental Health jointly sponsored a project for the development of statewide organizations for parents of children with emotional disorders. The Statewide Parent Organization Demonstration Project (SPODP) has two major goals: to stimulate and support the…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Demonstration Programs, Emotional Disturbances, Federal Programs
Knox, Stanley C. – 1982
The study surveyed local education agencies in Minnesota concerning staff development needs for personnel serving handicapped children. Questionnaires were developed for direct service providers as well as for program administrators. Data provided information on characteristics of direct service personnel (including position type, licensing, and…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education
Weatherman, Richard – 1983
The experiences of the 3-year Minnesota Severely Handicapped Delivery System Project have led to a model which utilizes resources of regional systems as key elements of a differentiated system for educational service delivery to the handicapped in rural areas and involves state education agencies, statewide regional centers, local education units,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Involvement, Community Problems, Community Resources
Kelsey, Kenneth W. – 1982
To help make school districts more accountable without resorting to minimum competency testing, the Minnesota legislature in 1976 passed a law requiring the state's 434 districts to prepare annual planning and evaluation reports (PERs). The PER law obliges districts to develop educational policies and review them annually; create an instructional…
Descriptors: Accountability, Annual Reports, Board of Education Policy, Community Involvement
Reilley, Dennen; Mokros, Janice – 1982
This document is the first of two volumes describing the activities of the Tri-State Parenting Collaborative (TSPC) Project, conducted in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota during the period from 1977 through 1982. The TSPC linked state education agencies, universities, local schools, community groups, and an education development center in…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Models, Parenthood Education, Program Descriptions
Burke, Daniel L. – Phi Delta Kappan, 1996
Despite promising research findings and enthusiastic participants, multiyear teacher/student relationships remain uncommon in U.S. schools. The multiyear approach offers great potential for summertime learning. Ambitious pilot programs in Attleboro and Worcester, Massachusetts, and West Bloomfield, Minnesota, are briefly described. (MLH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, House Plan, Multigraded Classes, Pilot Projects
Kurz-Riemer, Karen, Comp. – 1981
This report of the Council on Quality Education to the 1981 Minnesota Legislature containing data current through fiscal 1980, discusses policy issues related to early childhood and family education within the state. The report's eight chapters describe the following: (1) nine revised policy recommendations; (2) the conceptualization and…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Bibliographies, Cost Effectiveness, Early Childhood Education
Hoaglund, Mary; Morehouse, Diane – 1981
Legislation dealing with competency testing in general falls into the following categories: (1) mandating uniform statewide minimum competency testing, to which high school diplomas and/or grade promotion is related; (2) mandating uniform statewide minimum competency testing to be used for improvement of instruction but not tied to grade promotion…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives
Southwest and West Central Educational Cooperative Service Unit, Marshall, Minn. – 1979
Prepared for the state legislature, this document is intended to supply practical information to help law makers and educators better understand the planning processes and cooperative efforts that currently exist among the public schools in the 18 counties of southwest and central Minnesota. Parts One and Three describe the planning process that…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cost Effectiveness, Declining Enrollment, Educational Finance
Richardson, Judy M.; Thomas, Alice M. – 1978
A three-year program was conducted at St. Olaf College to develop new awareness and sensitivity toward changing roles of women and men among a variety of audiences including students, faculty, administrators, spouses of faculty, and parents. The major components of the program were (1) a Career Advisory Panel of ten women successful in…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Career Awareness, Career Choice, Career Education
Minnesota State Office of the Legislative Auditor, St. Paul. Program Evaluation Div. – 1990
Minnesota spends more for education than most states and has increased its financial commitment steadily over the past 15 years. Because of the state's dominant role in education funding, legislators have enacted measures requiring all local school districts to follow uniform financial accounting and reporting standards (UFARS). Since 1980, the…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditures
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Sederberg, Charles H. – Journal of Research in Rural Education, 1991
Presents a computerized programmatic feasibility model for estimating revenues and expenditures of Minnesota school districts to determine whether a district or combination of districts could offer state-mandated instructional and support services on a continuing basis. Discusses four pilot applications relating to reorganization decisions. (SV)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Finance, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education
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