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McGuffey, Amy R. – Journal of School Public Relations, 2012
In the past, school and college administrators relied heavily on advice from colleagues, largely because they had an internal orientation toward their work. As the social, political, and economic influence of external forces became more apparent, they learned to value input from a range of stakeholders. Robert Taft, former governor of Ohio, is a…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Community Relations, Economic Factors, Administrator Role
Gauthier, Karey Rose – Online Submission, 2009
The internet continues to provide new and interesting solutions to age-old problems; this paper explores how education could benefit from online solutions. The history of public education in the U.S. is fractured at best, based on a system reliant on state and local control. As new legislation came into place to meet the needs of civil rights…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Educational History
Center on Education Policy, 2009
As part of a larger project to rethink the federal role in elementary and secondary education, the Center on Education Policy prepared this compendium, which summarizes the findings of major studies of the implementation and effects of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) conducted by various organizations and agencies. The brief summaries are…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, School Choice
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Harris, Frances Jacobson – School Library Media Research, 2009
An analysis of postings on the LM_NET discussion list was conducted to better understand school library media specialist (SLMS) perceptions of the potential effect of structural challenges on their role in teaching Web evaluation skills. Structural challenges are institutional in the form of government regulation and school culture, and are…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Attitudes, Discussion Groups
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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
The 2011 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 47th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
The 2012 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 48th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Adult Education
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Ramaswami, Rama – T.H.E. Journal, 2008
A K-12 educator traveling down the information superhighway will likely to hit some speed bumps. The biggest of those will be a lack of money. While legislators proclaim the need for 21st-century skills in education, federal funding for technology--the underwriter of those skills--is shrinking. According to the 2008 "National Trends"…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Technology, Internet
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Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 2008
This volume is the second in a set of two published as the 2008 Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education. Planning for the volumes began more than five years ago, when the Society's Board of Directors expressed an interest in taking steps to encourage a more expansive, penetrating dialogue about education in democratic…
Descriptors: Yearbooks, Internet, Democracy, Foundations of Education
US Department of Education, 2007
Online learning is becoming an important facet of K12 education in meeting the requirements for highly qualified teachers in every classroom, in providing professional development for teachers and school choice and in tutoring options to students and parents. This fact sheet provides statistical data and U.S. Department of Education (USED) Office…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, School Choice, Online Courses
Cashman, Joanne; Rosser, Mariola; Linehan, Patrice – Idea Partnership, 2007
The Communities of Practice approach offers state agency personnel a lens for exploring the human aspects of problems. They can be used as a technical assistance approach for bringing together multiple stakeholders to address complex issues facing special education. The IDEA Partnership has pioneered the use of a website for its national…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Federal Legislation, State Agencies, Internet
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Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2007
This paper responds to a request asking for an annotated bibliography of articles and resources concerning Response to Intervention (RI), with a focus on 1) RtI monitoring tools; and 2) RtI in the upper grades. Information on RtI state activity is also provided. The articles in this paper were obtained through searches on EBSCO Host and Google…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Internet, Response to Intervention, Educational Legislation
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Dollarhide, Colette T.; Lemberger, Matthew E. – Professional School Counseling, 2006
In this qualitative study, 210 school counselors responded to a Web-based national survey exploring the effects of the No Child Left Behind legislation. They described how much they knew about the legislation, outlined the positive and negative effects of the legislation on their school counseling programs, and detailed their role in the testing…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Federal Legislation, School Counselors, Qualitative Research
American Federation of Teachers, 2005
This document suggests changes to the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) in four targeted areas. Regarding Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) supports: (1) Setting challenging but demonstrably attainable student progress goals; (2) Judging school effectiveness by measuring progress of the same students over…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Internet, Incentive Grants, Class Size
Hoff, David J. – Education Week, 2005
Three years after a federal law required states to collect a host of education data, much of that information and more will now be available in one place--giving the public a newfound resource and giving educators headaches over how schools can be compared. On a free Web site to be launched on March 29, 2005, a public-private partnership will post…
Descriptors: State Officials, Research Tools, Internet, Federal Legislation
Council for American Private Education, 2004
This document presents the September 2004 issue of the Council for American Private Education's (CAPE's) newsletter. Articles in this issue include: (1) Students' Views of High School Vary by Type of School; (2) Action Needed Now on Title V; (3) Survey Looks at Teens--Online and Off; (4) Report Examines Teacher Turnover; (5) School Choice Setback…
Descriptors: Adolescents, High Schools, Longitudinal Studies, Internet