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Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2020
The "IDRA Newsletter" serves as a vehicle for communication with educators, school board members, decision-makers, parents, and the general public concerning the educational needs of all children across the United States. The focus of this issue is "Education Policy." Contents include: (1) Legislative Sessions Constrained by…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, State Policy, State Legislation
UK Department for Education, 2019
This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education. The guidance refers to legislation regarding the provision of transport to post-16 education and training for young people of sixth form age and legislation regarding the provision of transport to post-19 education and training for those aged 19 to 25 and for whom an Education, Health…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
National Forum on Education Statistics, 2015
When properly employed, technology may enhance and support learning opportunities available to any student, at any location, and at any time. Determining which instructional and delivery methods are best for a specific individual, group of students, community, or circumstance demands that high-quality data be available to students, parents,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Data Collection
Baker, Bruce D. – National Education Policy Center, 2011
"Incomplete: How Middle Class Schools Aren't Making the Grade" is a new report from Third Way, a Washington, D.C.-based policy think tank. The report aims to convince parents, taxpayers and policymakers that they should be as concerned about middle-class schools not making the grade as they are about the failures of the nation's large, poor, urban…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Middle Class, Classification, Educational Change
Lumina Foundation for Education, 2009
The purpose of this guide is to help readers clarify their roles in the college access and success system and to identify how they might use data to create change for students. This guide shows how data can strengthen current programs and support broader changes that ease the path to college for students. This guide illuminates how a long-term…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Access to Education, Guides, Data
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
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Good, Jennifer; Miller, Vikki; Gassenheimer, Cathy – Journal of Educational Research & Policy Studies, 2004
Professional development practices in schools have been changing recently, particularly with the mandates regarding professional development through No Child Left Behind. In 2001, the National Staff Development Council revised its standards of professional development to shift thinking in this area and reflect the changing needs of schools,…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Professional Development, Standard Setting, Policy Formation
Bornstein, Marc H., Ed. – 2002
Highlighting the specific as well as common characteristics of different types of parents, this volume, the third of five volumes on parenting, deals specifically with parental status and the social conditions of parenting. The volume consists of 20 chapters as follows: (1) "Mothering" (Kathryn E. Barnard and JoAnne E. Solchany); (2)…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Caregiver Child Relationship, Caregiver Role, Child Rearing
Byrne, John J. – 1998
This guide to the Internet is designed to help parents, especially urban parents, find information they will need to participate in school leadership and in their children's education. The following sections explain the Internet for parents: (1) "How To Use the Internet"; (2) "General Sites"; (3) "Education Related Sites for Parents"; (4)…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Sources
Fenichel, Emily Schrag; Eggbeer, Linda – 1990
Addressed to parents, this publication discusses issues and offers recommendations on the preparation of providers of services to infants and their families. Section I discusses parents as consumers of infant/family services. Section II discusses parents as leaders in policy development, including policies affecting the training of infant/family…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Child Development, Continuing Education, Family (Sociological Unit)
Hunter, Richard W. – 1994
This manual, developed by the Families in Action Project, is intended to provide parents and other family members of children with emotional disorders some practical ideas and tools with which they can become effective partners with professionals in the policy-making process. The first section, "Understanding the Board Process," describes…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Child Advocacy
Bornstein, Marc H., Ed. – 1995
Concerned with different types of parents and the forces that shape parenting, this volume, the first of four volumes on parenting deals specifically with parent-child relationships throughout the lifespan and the parenting of children of different physical, behavioral, and intellectual needs. The volume consists of 12 chapters as follows: (1)…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Health, Child Rearing, Child Welfare
Rich, Dorothy – 1987
This guide discusses policies and programs that help families contribute to and support educational excellence. Chapter 1, on the significance of family involvement, covers increased student achievement; home learning activities; improved student behavior; family and teacher acceptance; benefits to parents, teachers, and the community; basic…
Descriptors: Community Action, Demography, Educational Change, Educational Needs
Lindner, Barbara – 1988
One of the best guarantees of a child's success in school is his or her parents' involvement in education. This resource guide provides information in the following areas: (1) family types; (2) expectations of parents, teachers, and administrators; (3) barriers encountered by parents and teachers; (4) home environment improvements through family…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Role, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
Koyanagi, Chris; Semansky, Rafael – 2001
This set of seven issue briefs considers six important community-based services for children with serious mental or emotional disorders that some states provide as mandated rehabilitation services under the federal Medicaid law. The materials are designed to help state policymakers develop appropriate rules for covering community-based services…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Community Services, Compliance (Legal)
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