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Radwin, David; Conzelmann, Johnathan G.; Nunnery, Annaliza; Lacy, T. Austin; Wu, Joanna; Lew, Stephen; Wine, Jennifer; Siegel, Peter – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This First Look report presents selected findings about student financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year. These findings are based on data from the 2015-16 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16), a nationally representative sample survey of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled any time between July 1, 2015, and June 30,…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Paying for College
Farrell, Brenda S. – US Government Accountability Office, 2012
The Department of Defense (DOD), which includes the military services, selects mid- to upper-career-level military officers to participate in fellowship and training-with-industry programs conducted at non-DOD organizations such as universities, think tanks, private corporations, federal agencies, and Congress. For some fellowships, the military…
Descriptors: Military Service, Military Schools, Public Agencies, Fellowships
US Congress, 2011
The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-358) was put in place to invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: (1) Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents; (2) Sec. 2. Definitions; and (3)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Computation, Research and Development, Innovation
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Peterson, Kristina – Journal of Staff Development, 2010
National education reform happens with or without teacher input, but teachers are increasingly finding ways to enter the policy dialogue. In addition to traditional union representation and direct contact with elected representatives, emerging web 2.0 tools have created a new level of interaction between teachers and policy makers. In this…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Change, Teaching (Occupation), Public Officials
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Jaleel, Rana – Academe, 2010
Rightly or wrongly, a language of "firsts" has long permeated graduate student labor at New York University (NYU). In 2002, NYU's graduate student employees were the first in the nation to secure a union contract at a private university. In 2005, they were also the first to lose their contract, precipitating a bitter six-month-long…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Employees, Private Colleges, Labor
Beckner, Gary, Ed. – Association of American Educators, 2008
"Education Matters" is the monthly newsletter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), an organization dedicated to advancing the American teaching profession through personal growth, professional development, teacher advocacy and protection. This issue of the newsletter includes: (1) Quality Counts: Doesn't It? (Kate Walsh and…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Policy, Annual Reports, Class Size
Hall, Roberta M.; Sandler, Bernice Resnick – 1982
Guidelines are presented to help institutions ensure women's full participation in campus-based and sponsored merit awards and prizes programs. Over 100 recommendations are designed to: explain why such awards and prizes can be particularly important for women students and women faculty; identify overt and inadvertent barriers to women's full…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Awards, College Students, Competition
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Commission on Human Resources. – 1978
The fourth in a series of annual reports assessing the role of and need for federal training programs in the biomedical and behavioral sciences is presented. Highlights of this 1978 report include: (1) the results of surveys of the chairpersons of 1,324 basic biomedical science departments and 474 behavioral science departments in Ph.D.-granting…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Behavioral Science Research, Bibliographies, Biological Sciences
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1977
This publication is a comprehensive record of testimony and exhibits presented to the Subcommitee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor of the U.S. House of Representatives during oversight hearings on all forms of Federal student financial assistance. The hearings were conducted on May 25, June 1, June 8, June 9, June…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Nickerson, Charles A. – Tax Advisor, 1973
Reviews and comments on significant recent (1971-73) court decisions and IRS rulings which particularly relate to the Federal tax liabilities of educators. Developments are presented under the following major headings: scholarships and fellowships; gross income problems; expenses for education; charitable contributions; and employee status.…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Federal Legislation, Fellowships, Higher Education
Gault, Judith G., Comp. – 1967
This publication lists and describes 90 Federal programs of interest to individual artists, public and private groups, educational institutions, and organizations involved in arts programing. It outlines programs of direct assistance to individual artists--grants, fellowships, and loans. It details programs which strengthen arts…
Descriptors: Art, Creative Writing, Cultural Activities, Educational Research
Bailey, Anne Lowrey – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1986
The Harkness fellowships bring young students from Australia, Great Britain, and New Zealand for graduate study, research, professional experience, and travel in the United States. Many past fellows have gone on to positions of leadership in government, business, academe, and the arts in their countries. (MSE)
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Fellowships, Foreign Students, Graduate Study
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Culliton, Barbara J. – Science, 1973
Outlines the present situation regarding government sponsored training grants for graduate education in the sciences. Training grants and medical ethics have become inextricably linked in the course of efforts to get a training bill passed in Congress, and at this point, the bill is still under consideration. (JR)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Educational Legislation, Ethics, Federal Legislation
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Washington, DC. – 1996
This publication is a resource document for developing recommendations concerning the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. This document describes the eight parts of Title IV, "Student Assistance," and the seven parts of Title IX, "Graduate Programs." Title IV covers the following areas: grants to students in attendance…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Economic Factors, Educational Finance
Aleman, Steven R. – 1993
The Bilingual Education Act (BEA) title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), is the federal program intended to help children who are limited English proficient (LEP) learn English. BEA activities focus on transitional bilingual education; developmental bilingual education; special alternative instruction (such as English as…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
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