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LaViolet, Tania; Fresquez, Benjamin; Maxson, McKenzie; Wyner, Joshua – Aspen Institute, 2018
"The Talent Blind Spot," which is divided into two reports, demonstrates that, each year, more than 50,000 high-achieving, low- and moderate-income community college students do not transfer to a four-year institution. Approximately 15,000 of these students have a 3.7 GPA or higher, which suggests they could succeed at even the most…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Graduation Rate
Cullinan, Dan; Barnett, Elisabeth; Ratledge, Alyssa; Welbeck, Rashida; Belfield, Clive; Lopez, Andrea – MDRC, 2018
Most students seeking to enroll in community college are required to take a placement test for math and English courses. Administrators are well aware of the shortcomings of using traditional placement tests alone, and state and college systems across the country are organizing multiple measures assessment (MMA) placement systems that will…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Alternative Assessment
National Forum on Education Statistics, 2018
The Forum Guide to Early Warning Systems provides information and best practices to help education agencies plan, develop, implement, and use an early warning system in their agency to inform interventions that improve student outcomes. The document includes a review of early warning systems and their use in education agencies and explains the…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Best Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Data Collection
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Kaster, Gregory – Educational Leadership, 2012
Madison Elementary School, a K-6 school of 335 students in Marshfield, Wisconsin, recognizes the value of student feedback and strives to learn more through monthly student meetings, whole-class sit-downs, and student exit interviews. As the principal of Madison Elementary School, the author meets with a group of students for half an hour during…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Feedback (Response), Educational Change
MacTaggart, Terrence – Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2011
In a time of transformation in higher education, "Leading Change: How Boards and Presidents Build Exceptional Institutions" fills a significant void in leadership literature and focuses on the changing level of board engagement. This book examines 18 institutions, across the spectrum of higher education, at which the board played a…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Governing Boards, Trustees, Higher Education
Kunkel, Thomas – Trusteeship, 2010
In the summer of 2008, the author had become president of St. Norbert, a nationally ranked and respected liberal-arts college founded in 1898 by the Norbertine order of Catholic priests. It is the only Norbertine institution of higher learning in the world, and the order's three core values--(1) "communio" or a deeply felt sense of…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Church Related Colleges, Catholics, Leadership Responsibility
Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2008
"Focus on Basics" is a publication of the U.S. Division of World Education, Inc. It presents best practices, current research on adult learning and literacy, and how research is used by adult basic education teachers, counselors, program administrators, and policymakers. "Focus on Basics" is dedicated to connecting research…
Descriptors: Health Personnel, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Patients
Murray, Shannon – Principal Leadership, 2008
Flexible modular scheduling (flex mod)--a schedule philosophy and system that has been in place at Wausau West High School in Wausau, Wisconsin, for the last 35 years and aligns nicely with current research on student learning--is getting more and more attention from high school administrators across the country. Flexible modular scheduling was…
Descriptors: Flexible Scheduling, High Schools, Block Scheduling, Career Centers
Lemons, Jay; March, Terry – Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2006
New ways of thinking about governance are beginning to transform the leadership strategies of many people who serve in nonprofit organizations. How specifically can the time and talents of higher education trustees be used more effectively to advance the interests of colleges and universities? How many college and university boards govern like…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Corporations, Governing Boards, Governance
Wisconsin State Dept. of Health and Social Services, Madison. – 1997
The Wisconsin Framework for Comprehensive School Health Programs is a multistrategy approach to address the entire range of youth risk behaviors and promote the health, well-being and positive development of students and other members of the school-community as an integral part of a school's overall mission. The framework is a collection of…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Health, Comprehensive School Health Education, Curriculum Development
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 1989
This state plan (amended, and adopted June 16, 1989) describes Wisconsin's programs to address the educational needs of homeless children and youth, as mandated by provisions of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. The plan is comprised of a preface and four sections. The preface reports that 17 counties have been targeted for…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 1989
This publication was written by practicing school psychologists and university trainers to aid Wisconsin's schools in their efforts to provide excellent psychological services to students, parents, and staff members. Overviews and selected papers are included in the areas of the professional development of school psychologists in Wisconsin, the…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Child Abuse, Discipline, Drug Abuse
Lorence, James J. – 1994
This document discusses the roles of secondary schools, two-year colleges, and the upper level university in the University of Wisconsin System. Because of close ties with the host communities, Wisconsin's two-year institutions are uniquely situated to function as community resources. The paper discusses the advantages of a collaborative…
Descriptors: College Role, College School Cooperation, High Schools, Higher Education
Lenth, Charles S.; Russell, Alene Bycer – 1991
This report provides background and linkages necessary to bring state-level experiences of reporting graduation rate statistics to bear in implementing the Student Right-to-Know Act particularly regarding the reporting of student persistence and graduation rates at institutions of higher education. Section I provides: (1) an overview of the extent…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Compliance (Legal), Data Analysis, Data Collection
Davis, I. Lorraine; And Others – 1986
Sexual abuse of children in the United States is far more pervasive than most educators realize, with studies estimating up to 500,000 annual occurrences. This revised resource and planning guide for Wisconsin schools should help districts deal with sexual abuse on school premises and suspicion of this behavior off campus. While the guide cannot…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Information Networks
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