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National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2008
The purpose of a state report card is to provide the general public and policymakers with information to assess and improve post secondary education in each state. "Measuring Up 2008" is the fifth in a series of biennial report cards that evaluates states in six overall performance categories: (1) Preparation for post-secondary education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Access to Education
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2008
The purpose of a state report card is to provide the general public and policymakers with information to assess and improve post secondary education in each state. "Measuring Up 2008" is the fifth in a series of biennial report cards that evaluates states in six overall performance categories: (1) Preparation for post-secondary education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Access to Education
Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2008
This guide is based on findings of a year-long study undertaken by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to evaluate Institute-sponsored programs for youth aged 9-19 between 1998 and 2003, and discussion with the IMLS Youth Action Committee and practitioners about the kind of information needed for planning and implementing effective…
Descriptors: Community Development, Youth Programs, Informal Education, Museums
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 2007
Monitoring the well-being of children and adolescents is a critical component of efforts to prevent psychological, behavioral, and health problems and to promote their successful development. Research during the past 40 years has helped identify aspects of child and adolescent functioning that are important to monitor. These aspects, which…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Well Being, Children, Adolescents
Ashby, Nicole, Ed. – US Department of Education, 2006
"The Achiever" is published monthly during the school year for parents and community leaders. Each issue contains news and information about school improvement in the United States. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) President Establishes National Advisory Panel on Math: Experts to Advise on "Best Available…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, Summer Programs, Mathematics Education
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2006
The purpose of this state report card is to provide the general public and policymakers with information they can use to assess and improve postsecondary education in each state. "Measuring Up 2006" is the fourth in a series of biennial report cards. The report card grades states in six overall performance categories: (1) Preparation:…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Comparative Analysis, Performance Factors
US Environmental Protection Agency, 2006
This guide contains examples of volunteer projects related to solid waste management. Volunteering provides the opportunity to enjoy new experiences, meet new people, learn new skills, and put ideas and talents to work. The stories included in this guide are: (1) Raucous Revelry and Recycling: Penn State Beaver Stadium Post-Game Recycling…
Descriptors: Volunteers, College Students, Rural Areas, High School Students
Peck, Julia McClintock – Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL), 2005
This publication focuses mainly on research designed to improve adolescents learning of mathematics. Sometimes it provides insights into interventions to help all students learn more mathematics and sometimes special interventions that focus on the particular needs of nonproficient mathematics students. However, no intervention should diminish the…
Descriptors: Specialists, Secondary School Teachers, Administrators, Mathematics Achievement
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2004
This state report card is derived from "Measuring Up 2004," the national report card for higher education. Its purpose is to provide the public and policymakers with information to assess and improve postsecondary education in each state. "Measuring Up 2004" is the third in a series of biennial report cards. The report card…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Comparative Analysis, Performance Factors
Washington State Board for Community Coll. Education, Olympia. – 1990
Information on enrollments, personnel, finances, and facilities in Washington's community colleges is provided in this report for the four quarters of 1988-89 and for previous years. First, general information is presented on the community colleges' role, mission, and history, along with a student enrollment profile, and highlighted findings…
Descriptors: Administrators, Capital Outlay (for Fixed Assets), College Faculty, College Role
Washington State Board for Community Coll. Education, Olympia. – 1984
Information on enrollments, personnel, finances, and facilities in Washington state community colleges is provided in this report for the four quarters of 1982-83 and for previous years. First, general information is presented on the colleges' role, mission, and history; the organization of the state system; and sources of funding. Section I…
Descriptors: Administrators, Capital Outlay (for Fixed Assets), College Faculty, College Role
Washington State Board for Community Coll. Education, Olympia. – 1984
Fall 1983 data on enrollments, student characteristics, and personnel at Washington community colleges are provided in this report and contrasted with historical data for fall quarters 1979 through 1982. First, report highlights are presented, indicating: (1) during fall 1983, Washington community colleges enrolled 152,814 students, representing…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Administrators, Age, College Faculty
Washington State Board for Community Coll. Education, Olympia. – 1987
Fall 1986 data on enrollments, student characteristics, and personnel at Washington community colleges are provided in this report and contrasted with historical data for 1980 through 1985. First, report highlights are presented, indicating: (1) fall 1986 enrollment increased by 3.5% over fall 1985; (2) 43% of the community college courses offered…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Administrators, Age, College Faculty
Washington State Board for Community Coll. Education, Olympia. – 1987
Information on enrollments, personnel, finances, and facilities in Washington's community colleges is provided for the four quarters of 1986-87. After introductory material, 1986-87 highlights, and a comparison of annualized full-time equivalent (FTE) enrollments by funding source, section I presents enrollment information related to student and…
Descriptors: Administrators, Capital Outlay (for Fixed Assets), College Faculty, College Role
Larson, Edward R.; Reiter, Philip J. – 1985
In 1982-83, the State of Washington's 299 public school districts (K-12) educated more than 738,000 students; over 70% of these school districts enrolled fewer than 2,000 students and 40% enrolled fewer than 500 students. The small school (fewer than 500 students) graduation rate of 92.6% was 10.6% higher than the statewide average of 82%. Nine…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Dropout Rate, Educational Attainment, Elementary Secondary Education
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