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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
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McGuire, Margit E.; Cole, Bronwyn – Social Studies, 2008
Learning about local government seems boring and irrelevant to most young people, particularly to students from high-poverty backgrounds. The authors explore a promising approach for solving this problem, Storypath, which engages students in authentic learning and active citizenship. The Storypath approach is based on a narrative in which students…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Local Government, Teaching Methods, Role Playing
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ1), 2008
This publication welcomes potential students and their parents to the American Association of Community Colleges' (AACC's) Fall 2008 college fairs to learn about U.S. community colleges and study opportunities in the United States. U.S. location of participating colleges at Asia 2008 Fairs (map), overview of programs/majors offered at each college…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Community Colleges, Exhibits
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ1), 2007
This publication welcomes students attending one of the American Association of Community Colleges' (AACC's) international fairs during Fall 2007 in Jakarta and Surabaya, Indonesia; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Hong Kong and Macau, China; and Seoul, Korea. AACC holds these tours to acquaint international students in Asia with the benefits of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Community Colleges
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ1), 2006
Each year more than 572,500 international students enroll in more than 3,300 colleges and universities in the United States. Currently, about 84,000 of these students attend community colleges. Why do so many international students choose to pursue higher education in the United States? First, U.S. colleges and universities welcome and value…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Community Colleges, Student Organizations
Bergeson, Terry; Heuschel, Mary Alice; Hall, Greg; Willhoft, Joe – Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2005
This publication is designed to assist administrators, teachers, parents, and students in making decisions regarding participation and testing accommodations for special populations in statewide testing in Washington. The intent of Washington's Education Reform Act of 1993 is to increase student achievement by developing a public school system…
Descriptors: State Standards, Guidelines, Educational Change, Testing
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T.H.E. Journal, 2005
The Wesleyan Academy and Moravian School in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, recently joined forces with Evergreen Elementary in Fort Lewis, Wash., to collaborate on a research project using My eCoach Online ( as the primary medium to share information, post ideas and findings, and develop inquiry projects on 10 topics about water.…
Descriptors: Internet, Partnerships in Education, Student Projects, Cooperative Learning
Washington State Board for Community Coll. Education, Olympia. – 1983
Designed for prospective students at Washington community colleges, this guide provides information about the state's 27 community colleges, their programs, costs, instructors, locations, and admissions procedures. The guide begins by offering general information related to the characteristics of community colleges, two-year college students,…
Descriptors: College Attendance, College Bound Students, Community Colleges, Institutional Characteristics
Future Homemakers of America, Olympia, WA. Washington Association. – 1988
This yearbook provides materials for Future Homemakers of America (FHA) chapters to use as they build a calendar of activity for the year. It focuses on the theme for the year, "Skills for Life," which emphasizes skills developed through home economics education. These types of materials are provided: the program of work; information on…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Extracurricular Activities, Home Economics, Homemaking Skills