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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
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
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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Grover, Herbert J. – Educational Leadership, 1985
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction defused a potentially explosive situation involving the teaching of biological origins by involving members of the educational community in statewide committees that produced two documents focusing on the distinction between science and religion and providing technical assistance. (DCS)
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Creationism, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Johnston, David – American School Board Journal, 1985
Describes a Wisconsin program that successfully computerized the libraries of the entire school system, making them more efficient and enabling better use of professional staff time. (MD)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Efficiency, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials
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Klausmeier, Herbert J. – NASSP Bulletin, 1986
Having worked for several years with three Wisconsin school districts, the author describes the metaplan that emerged for developing districtwide improvement plans. He presents a completed plan to clarify the process. The participating school districts welcome inquiries. (Author/TE)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning
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Cibulka, James G. – Journal of Education Finance, 1986
Wisconsin's guaranteed tax base equalization formula has no direct adjustment for the additional costs of educating poverty level pupils. This paper establishes the need for an adjustment and examines three measures (based on varying poverty definitions) to determine which provides the most equitable funding formula for educating poor children. (9…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance
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Schatz, Ellie – Gifted Child Quarterly, 1991
A Wisconsin advocacy model for gifted education programs is presented, emphasizing ongoing collaboration and dissemination to most effectively utilize meager resources. Essential elements of the dissemination design are identified, including use of regional sites, requiring participation of an administrator on the team, group problem solving, and…
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Educational Cooperation, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education