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Brown, Bettina Lankard – 2003
The use of up-to-date labor market information (LMI) provided by a variety of state, federal, and local agencies and organizations can help program planners and policy makers design effective career and technical education (CTE) programs to prepare students for occupations and careers in demand. LMI includes information about labor market…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Articulation (Education), Career Information Systems, Curriculum Development
Ancheta, Angelo – 2002
This digest examines the constitutional framework guiding the use of race-conscious policymaking in K-12 education. Despite the requirements of Brown v Board of Education, recent court decisions suggest that desegregation remedies are becoming more limited, and voluntary policies will be subject to greater scrutiny. The legal framework governing…
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
Lashway, Larry – 1997
The idea that organizations should have sense of their direction is a relatively new concept. The problem is that the concept of vision has always been ambiguous. This book clarifies the issues surrounding vision by providing a base conceptual framework for developing a school vision. Chapter 1 examines the nature and content of vision, explains…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Institutional Mission, Mission Statements
Kezar, Adrianna J. – 1999
The literature on higher education policy and governance has increased since the late 1980s, possibly in response to campuses' questioning of their traditional missions and processes, and focuses on five main areas: financial issues; assessment; accreditation and standards, especially for new forms of teaching and learning; nondiscrimination…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Administrative Organization, College Faculty, Diversity (Institutional)
Finlay, Cheryl Schratz; Crosson, Patricia H. – Administrator's Update, 1981
The status of women in higher education administration and strategies for increasing their numbers are considered, based on research studies on women and job structures in higher education, and from information on organizations and programs. General observations based on the studies include the following: women are underrepresented in major…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Selection, Administrators, Affirmative Action
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Bers, Trudy H., Ed.; Mittler, Mary L., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1994
Dealing with issues related to the assessment of community college accountability, effectiveness, efficiency, productivity, student outcomes, and quality improvement, this volume examines the practical considerations of assessment from the perspectives of state-level coordinating boards, accreditation agencies, college presidents, and…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Community Colleges, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
St. John, Edward P. – 1994
This analysis critically examines the cost controversy in higher education with an eye to resolving the crisis which is currently serving to exacerbate public willingness to fund higher education. An introduction touches on the role and influence of political ideologies and offers a framework to be used throughout the analysis for critically…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Economics, Enrollment, Federal Programs
Moore, Kathryn M.; Amey, Marilyn J. – 1993
This monograph takes a detailed look at higher education faculty compensation policies and the role of these policies in improving and preserving the professoriate and the higher education enterprise. A section on compensation structure examines key decision points involved in determining appropriate structures, collective bargaining agreements,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Compensation (Remuneration), Economic Impact, Employment Practices
Helge, Doris – 1991
This booklet examines the unique difficulties of delivering education services to at-risk children and youth with exceptionalities who live in rural areas. An introductory chapter considers the extent of the problem and identifies such strategies as providing self-esteem education, appropriate preservice and inservice training,…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Dropout Prevention, Educational Methods
Stephens, E. Robert – 1991
This book develops a framework to help policymakers and policy analysts understand and judge policy options, so they can construct alternatives to the reorganization of rural, small school districts. Chapter 1 introduces the reader to the book by stating the objectives and providing working definitions for "school district reorganization" and…
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Change, Educational Planning, Effective Schools Research
Scannell, Marilyn M. – 1990
This paper highlights recent trends, issues, and research related to the roles and authority of states in policies for teachers and teaching. A review of literature demonstrates an increased role for state policymakers in education decision making. Decisions that had typically been within the domain of professional educators are now subject to…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Alternative Teacher Certification, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education
Lindelow, John; Bentley, Scott – 1989
Chapter 6 of a revised volume on school leadership, this chapter defines and explains management teams and describes several successful examples of team management. Superintendents have come to rely on their management team's expertise to resolve increasingly complex policy, administrative, and instructional issues. Although team management has…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Boards of Education, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education
Melchiori, Gerlinda S. – 1982
The origin and extent of program reduction and discontinuance at colleges and universities, the elements of program review, and a framework for developing long-range organizational planning are considered. Program discontinuance refers to the merger of related programs, the elimination of certain degrees or programs within departments, and the…
Descriptors: Accountability, Board of Education Policy, College Administration, College Planning
Martorana, S. V. – 1986
Community colleges are increasingly influenced by state-level policies and dependent upon state financial support, making it a matter of necessity for community college leaders to develop positive liaisons with state public policy makers and law makers. Given the need for positive relations with state officials, community college leaders face a…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Community Colleges, Educational Policy, Government Role
Ilsley, Paul – 1985
This exploration of the growing field of literacy voluntarism encompasses the literature, history, trends, and issues of the volunteer role in literacy programs. The majority of the literature is characterized as descriptive and program specific; the research is found to lack definition and theoretical foundation. The literature also reflects…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Community Education
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