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Hines, Edward R. – 1988
Information about current policy issues and relationships Between state governments and higher education is presented, with focus on the conceptual issue of accountability and autonomy. The relationship between state governments and colleges is continually evolving. Four sections cover the following: (1) leadership in higher education (the…
Descriptors: Accountability, Financial Support, Government Role, Government School Relationship
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Hines, Edward R. – NACADA Journal, 1981
Recent research about academic advising is reported and specific ways to implement an academic advising system are suggested. Advising as part of academic integration, multiple approaches to advising, formulating policy for advising, rewards, and training and evaluation are discussed. (MLW)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, College Faculty, College Students, Counselor Training
Hines, Edward R. – 1978
The work of the Temporary Commission on the Future of Postsecondary Education in New York State is analyzed in this paper. Known as the Wessell Commission, it was created in June 1976 when the City University of New York (CUNY) was closed for lack of operating funds. Legislation permitting CUNY to reopen contained a provision for the comprehensive…
Descriptors: Committees, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, Educational Trends
Hines, Edward R. – 1975
This research on 12 States' gubernatorial involvement in State educational policy formation investigates four functional stages of that involvement--issue definition, proposal formulation, support mobilization, and decision enactment. Drawing on the Educational Governance Project information and interviews, a gubernatorial involvement index was…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Governance
Hines, Edward R.; And Others – 1974
This case study is designed to determine the structures, actors, processes, and relationships that are involved when State government in Michigan determines policy for the public schools. The report looks at an instance of policymaking in each of the issue areas of finance, desegregation, and program improvement -- in this case, State assessment.…
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Educational Assessment, Educational Finance, Educational Policy
Hines, Edward R. – 1974
This case study deals with the process of educational policy formulation at the State level for public elementary and secondary schools in New York. The social, economic, and political context is described since it provides a backdrop from which to view the structure of State government and education. The enduring pattern of State educational…
Descriptors: Administrators, Case Studies, Decision Making, Educational Policy
Brown, Dudley E.; Hines, Edward R. – 1974
This report examines Wisconsin's demographic, social, economic, and political characteristics; and focuses in particular on the structural features of education and government at the State level to provide additional understanding of the context of the State policymaking system. Discussed are four issue areas that illustrate the State policy…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Assessment, Educational Finance, Educational Policy
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Hines, Edward R. – Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 1999
Dichotomizes academic research and educational policymaking as distinct and often conflicting cultures. Examines legislative support of higher education as an illustration of the research-policy disconnection. Summarizes recent criticisms of higher education research. Discusses differing "mind frames" of researchers and policymakers,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Research, Higher Education, Policy Formation
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Hines, Edward R. – Research in Higher Education, 1981
A state survey of all two-year colleges in New York focused on the assessment of academic advising in order to facilitate recommendations for institutional policymaking. Questions were asked about preservice and inservice training of advisers, and the evaluation of advisers and the advising process. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Academic Persistence, Higher Education, Policy Formation