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Sanderson, Donna – Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 2017
The idea of using plastic bottle caps to enhance children's literacy and math skills was introduced in a pre-kindergarten methods and field class at West Chester University. We wanted an essentially cost-free way to create fun, hands-on, educational games for young students to learn basic skills supporting the Common Core State Standards (adopted…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Mathematics Instruction, Skill Development, Preschool Children
Advocates for Children of New Jersey, 2010
For 15 years, "Newark Kids Count" has provided insight into the challenges facing Newark's children and families. This report presents the portrait of Newark children in 2010. A special section on Newark charter schools is also presented. Advocates for Children of New Jersey's (ACNJ's) goal in choosing this topic was to inform the…
Descriptors: Population Trends, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, English (Second Language), Enrollment Trends
Davis, Jessica W.; Bauman, Kurt J. – US Census Bureau, 2008
This report discusses school enrollment levels and trends in the population aged 3 and older based on data collected in 2006 by the U.S. Census Bureau in the American Community Survey (ACS) and the Current Population Survey (CPS). Historically, the CPS has been the only data source used to produce school enrollment reports. This is the first…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Females, Dropouts, Geographic Location
DeMulder, Elizabeth; Rigsby, Leo – Metropolitan Universities, 2006
The Preschool Family Support Initiative is a collaboration among low-income immigrant families, their neighborhood preschool, community agencies and organizations, and University faculty and students. It was designed to create a network of support for preschool children's early learning and development. The Initiative developed in the context of…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Early Childhood Education, Family Programs, Partnerships in Education
Rogers, James Frederick – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1925
This bulletin reports on the changes and progress in practice and conditions in: (1) School Housing; (2) Playgrounds; (3) Medical inspection; (4) Dental work; (5) Nutrition; (6) Open-air schools and open-window rooms; (7) The summer camp; (8) Other special schools and classes; (9) Health education; (10) Physical training; (11) Safety and first…
Descriptors: Health Education, First Aid, Special Schools, Playgrounds