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Karoly, Lynn A. – RAND Corporation, 2009
Facing mounting evidence that California has fallen behind on many key indicators of educational performance, policymakers and the public share considerable interest in exploring whether California should expand public funding for preschool education. This expanded funding will be most effective if resources can be directed to their most efficient…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Preschool Education, Educational Objectives, Academic Achievement
Online Submission, 2006
The goal of this K-12 science safety resource is to bring together information needed by administrators, planners, teachers and support staff to help them make sound decisions regarding science safety. The document identifies areas for decision making and action at a variety of levels. It supports planning and action by providing information on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Facility Guidelines, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety Equipment
Hoover, John H.; Oliver, Ronald – 1996
To help educators deal with "bullying" problems, intervention strategies are presented in this handbook. It focuses on the insidious day-to-day teasing and harassment typical of bullying and serves as a resource for addressing "bully/victim" problems during the pre-adolescent and adolescent years. Research has shown that the middle-school years…
Descriptors: Bullying, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Influence, Guidelines
McFadden, John, Ed.; Brooks, David K., Jr., Ed. – 1983
This booklet on counselor licensure is intended for professional counselors who may be interested in working toward the passage of counselor licensure legislation. Following a brief introduction to the topic of counselor licensure, a list of resource persons is given. A history of licensure and related credentialing activities is provided,…
Descriptors: Counselors, Guidelines, Lobbying, Policy Formation
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Roberts, Alvin H. – RE:view, 1992
A placement counselor offers his personal guidelines for a vocational placement process to serve blind individuals. Guidelines address the counselor's value system; the functional limitations of visual impairment and adaptive options; and the role of the employing agency in enhancing counselors' motivation for placement. A model placement policy…
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Role, Blindness, Counselor Attitudes
Bruce, Norma Corbett – 1985
This technical assistance guide is designed to assist trainers, planners, administrators, researchers, librarians, counselors, and advocates involved with Ohio older worker programs and policies with the range of resources, services, and expertise available to them. Discussed in the individual sections of the guide are available resources dealing…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Advocacy, Agency Role
American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. – 1995
The Center for Psychology in Schools and Education of the American Psychological Association (APA) promotes the consistent presence of the field of psychology in policy, practice, research, and programs for schools and education. The Center also raises awareness of the profession's commitment to schools and education among: APA members; national,…
Descriptors: Contracts, Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Services
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Dinsmore, Janet – 2000
This report identifies the special measures needed to protect the rights and meet the needs of victims of a large-scale terrorist attack involving mass casualties. In particular, it demonstrates efforts required to ensure an effective response to victims' rights and their short- and long-term emotional and psychological needs as an integral part…
Descriptors: Counseling, Crisis Management, Emergency Programs, Human Services
Aune, Betty, Ed.; Baggett, David, Ed. – 1993
This annotated bibliography identifies 31 recent (1989 through 1992) articles of interest to college students with disabilities and personnel involved in postsecondary career centers and disability services offices. A preliminary section provides a review of the literature as a whole. Abstracts summarize articles' major points or studies'…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Education
Herr, Edwin L., Ed.; Pinson, Nancy M., Ed. – 1982
This book provides educators, counselors, policy makers, and community members with information about the state of the art of federal and state policy in guidance and counseling. The two chapters in part 1, Overview, are: "Foundations for Policy in Guidance and Counseling: An Introduction", by Edwin L. Herr and Nancy M. Pinson; and…
Descriptors: Activism, Adult Counseling, Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness
Erpenbach, William; And Others – 1985
This module is intended to help guidance personnel in a variety of educational and agency settings understand and use the provisions of existing state and Federal legislation, regulation, and other public policy in strengthening their role and function, and to influence pending legislation. The module is one of a series of competency-based…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Competence, Competency Based Education, Counselor Training