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Casey, K.; Worthen, M. – iNACOL, 2019
Transforming K-12 education systems to meet the new economic, civic, and cultural demands of global society requires a modern teacher workforce. Specifically, it requires a teacher workforce with the knowledge, skills, and systems of support to be successful in student-centered, competency-based, and diverse learning environments. This brief: (1)…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Faculty Development, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Patrick, Susan; Worthen, Maria; Truong, Natalie – iNACOL, 2019
This brief provides analysis of federal policy changes needed toward a long-range vision to transform education and ensure our nation's education systems prepare all students with the skills necessary to achieve success, contribute to their communities and advance society. Our policy priorities are intentionally constructed to support…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Educational Policy, Barriers, Elementary Secondary Education
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Burke, Lindsey M.; Jeffries, Shavar – Education Next, 2018
Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump did not emphasize education policy during his campaign, though he proposed a $20 billion program to promote school choice, derided Common Core, and even floated the idea of eliminating the U.S. Department of Education. As for higher education, Trump expressed concern over student debt and proposed a partial…
Descriptors: Presidents, Politics of Education, Public Policy, Educational Policy
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Tutt, Kevin – Arts Education Policy Review, 2018
Solid, well-grounded teachers can be instrumental in solving the problems facing our schools and students because it is successful teachers who are the most valuable, in-school contributors to our students' success. The importance of teacher preparation programs (TPPs) in developing quality teachers has been reinforced by researchers who have…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Art Education, Teacher Education Programs, Program Evaluation
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Breen, Damian – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
The expansion of state-funded Muslim schools in Britain since 1998 has developed against a backdrop of sustained public political rhetoric around the wider position of British Muslims in both political and educational contexts. This article explores the public policy rhetoric around Muslim schools under New Labour and the subsequent Coalition and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Theory, Race, Educational Policy
Hess, Frederick M., Ed.; Hatalsky, Lanae Erickson, Ed. – American Enterprise Institute, 2018
It feels like an ocean's worth of ink has been dedicated to the rising cost of college. From press coverage to the latest public opinion polls to the drumbeat of proposals for "free college," you could be forgiven for assuming that the only real problem with American higher education is the price tag. And cost is, indeed, a real issue.…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, College Graduates, Educational Change, Educational Attainment
Henig, Jeffrey R.; Lyon, Melissa Arnold – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2018
All states value their distinct approaches to policy and to life and the U.S. Constitution embeds the idea of state rights and responsibilities as a core principle in the federal system. California arguably takes this further than most. This paper provides a new way to think about how national policies might complicate or augment the next state…
Descriptors: State Government, Federal Government, States Powers, Government Role
Bolger, Andrew T. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study presents the findings that emerged in a qualitative policy-oriented case study of an institution's transition to a work college. Using Resource Dependence Theory as the theoretical framework, 32 individual interviews were collected, along with other observational data and institutional archives to understand the appeal of federal policy…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Colleges, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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Abankina, I. V.; Vynaryk, V. A.; Filatova, L. M. – Russian Education & Society, 2017
This article describes the changing face of institutions of higher education in Russia in comparison with other countries. It is shown that the ratios of funding sources for higher education in Russia are similar in structure to those in other countries. However, the absolute amounts of funding from these sources are three times less in Russia…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Higher Education
Taliaferro, Wayne; Pham, Duy – Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success, 2017
This brief examines how California is aligning education and training opportunities for people who are currently or formerly incarcerated. It is the first report in our series "Reconnecting Justice in the States," which will explore coordinated justice, education, and workforce policy and practice at the state level. It is part of…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Social Justice, Change Strategies
Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance, 2017
This tool was prepared for the Early Learning Challenge (ELC) States that attended the Peer Learning Exchange, "Financing and Sustaining Quality Programs and Systems," in October 2017. This Peer Learning Exchange was a collaborative effort by Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance (ELC TA,) Center on Enhancing Early Learning…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Federal Aid
Cheney, Gretchen Rhines – Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, 2017
A growing number of U.S. companies across a range of industries are designing apprenticeship programs to give workers access to on-the-job learning opportunities that allow them to transition into in-demand jobs and careers. This discussion paper provides a snapshot of the current state of apprenticeship in the United States based on interviews…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, On the Job Training, Program Effectiveness, Public Policy
Brown, Catherine; Benner, Meg – Center for American Progress, 2017
In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, some advocates and philanthropists are shifting their focus and energy from the federal level to the state and local level in the hopes of maintaining the momentum of gains made by the Obama administration. Since the nation's founding, states and the school districts they created have been in the…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Educational Policy, Advocacy, Federal Aid
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Smith, Brenda D.; Vandiver, Vikki L. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2016
In this response to David Stoesz' critique, "The Child Welfare Cartel," the authors agree that child welfare research and training must be improved. The authors disagree, however, with Stoesz' critique of social work education, his assessment of the most-needed forms of child welfare research, and his depiction of the goals and…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Training, Professional Education, Social Work
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Landry, Lynette; Neubauer, Deane – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
The overall financial structure of US higher education has changed dramatically over the past 30 years, resulting in a significant reduction of public funding. One result of this shift has been the steadily increasing costs of tuition as an increasing portion of the financial structure of higher education is shifted to students. Increased costs to…
Descriptors: Government Role, Access to Education, Higher Education, Student Financial Aid
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