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Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2012
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) Let's Get Digital: First-Ever National Digital Learning Day Attracts Participation from Thirty-Nine States, 19,000…
Descriptors: Attendance, Educational Finance, Public Education, Federal Legislation
Walberg, Herbert J. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2010
Improving Schools to Promote Learning is a concise and common-sense examination of all the moving parts that drive student learning. The book ties together the research, policies, and practices relative to the state, district, school, classroom, and family, and explains their effects on student learning. The author covers an array of topics,…
Descriptors: Learning, Educational Research, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Alabama and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead Goals for Education", which call for the region to…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Oklahoma and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the region to…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with South Carolina and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Tennessee and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the region to…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with West Virginia and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the region…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Virginia and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the region to…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Texas and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the region to lead…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Doyle, Denis; Levinson, Eliot – American School Board Journal, 1993
Examples of school systems that are using technology effectively show that school districts should take the following steps: (1) link measurable educational purposes with technology; (2) manage organizational and instructional changes to support technology; (3) create a long-term infrastructure plan for the entire school district; and (4)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Board of Education Policy, Computer System Design, Educational Objectives
Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY. – 1996
In 1994 the Carnegie Corporation of New York convened the Carnegie Task Force on Learning in the Primary Grades to examine all the forces that contribute to children's learning and development during the age span from 3 to 10. The 33-member group of business and political leaders, scientists, educators, researchers, and practitioners conducted…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Childrens Television, Early Childhood Education, Economic Factors
Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY. – 1996
This pamphlet presents the Executive Summary of the Report of the Carnegie Task Force on Learning in the Primary Grades. Results depict a pervasive pattern of underachievement for millions of U.S. children. The document outlines nine principles of effective practice for all institutions key to children's learning, and calls on these institutions…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Childrens Television, Early Childhood Education, Economic Factors
Farnsworth, Briant J.; Wilkinson, John C. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Describes a system recently implemented in a Utah school system which uses computer technologies to promote and monitor mastery learning. Discusses the development of the system, including the search for appropriate hardware and software, and the training of teachers to use the system. (TW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware