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Aspen Institute, 2021
The report contains real-world, proven school climate strategies to guide policymakers in building a comprehensive and coherent state-wide approach for improving school climate. It features 12 recommendations linked to existing state policy examples policymakers can use to build a comprehensive, coherent state-wide approach for improving school…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, School Policy, State Policy, Policy Formation
Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, 2020
Highly effective teachers and school leaders are of utmost importance to improve student achievement and ensure the success of the education system. Unfortunately, students in underserved schools are not provided equitable access to effective teachers and leaders. For this reason, many states and districts have implemented evidence-based talent…
Descriptors: Talent Development, Access to Education, Equal Education, State Policy
NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2020
In today's contentious and divided political environment, what should colleges and universities do to meet the roles and responsibilities of higher education to foster the campus community we want? This guide presents three options for deliberation about difficult problems regarding free speech and inclusion--for which there are no perfect…
Descriptors: Freedom of Speech, College Environment, Inclusion, Community Development
Malone, Susan – UNESCO Bangkok, 2019
The number of Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB MLE) programmes has increased in recent years, especially in the Asia-Pacific Region. The case study booklet in this MTB MLE Resource Kit describes programmes in Afghanistan, Nepal and Pakistan that are examples of what language communities can do to help their children prepare to enter…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Native Language, Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning
Roegman, Rachel; Allen, David; Leverett, Larry; Thompson, Scott; Hatch, Thomas – Corwin, 2019
Why are equity visits such a critical first step to increasing opportunity and access for our under-served students? Because they take instructional rounds to a new level, providing a powerful lens for investigating the intersections of equity and instruction. After all, how can we possibly deliver equitable learning experiences. That is where…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Instructional Leadership, Racial Bias, School Administration
Urban, Jennifer Brown, Ed.; Linver, Miriam R., Ed. – APA Books, 2019
After years of hard work and many long hours, you've finally finished your dissertation and earned your doctorate. You've persevered through many challenges, but one dilemma still lies before you: What will you do with your degree? Many graduates go on to pursue academic careers -- but academia isn't for everyone. This career guide examines the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences, Doctoral Degrees
Capizzano, Jeff; Bhat, Soumya – National Governors Association, 2019
Early literacy has been elevated by governors across the nation as an indicator of success in school and in life. The 2019 Governor's Pocket Guide to Early Literacy underscores the importance of early literacy with compelling state examples of outcomes, initiatives and investments in early reading. This version is a brief, digestible guide that…
Descriptors: Public Officials, Emergent Literacy, Early Childhood Education, Reading Achievement
Patrick, Susan; Worthen, Maria; Frost, Dale; Truong, Natalie – iNACOL, 2018
This report provides a roadmap and action steps for state policymakers to catalyze transformational change in K-12 education toward a future vision for systems that ensure success for all students. In this report, iNACOL articulates a vision for the future of K-12 education and offers action steps for state policymakers. Its purpose is to inspire…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Transformative Learning, State Policy
US Agency for International Development, 2018
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Education Policy, guides Agency-wide investments in education and is the primary source of direction for all education programming. The policy outlines key principles and priority areas that are critical to supporting countries on their journey to self-reliance. It applies to all USAID education…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Educational Policy, Program Implementation, Policy Formation
Dusenbury, Linda; Yoder, Nick – Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, 2017
In the work of the authors with states over the years, they have observed that most follow a similar process when they develop policies or guidelines to support statewide implementation of social and emotional learning (SEL), such as establishing learning goals or standards for student social and emotional competencies, or providing guidance to…
Descriptors: State Policy, Guidelines, Policy Formation, Emotional Development
Cate, D.; Dell, P.; Thompson, V. – Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center, 2017
The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center created this resource based on the "U. S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U. S. Department of Education Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs." It is intended as a tool for States to develop policy/guidance in order to…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Disabilities, Inclusion, State Policy
Atchison, Bruce; Diffey, Louisa; Workman, Emily – Education Commission of the States, 2016
High-quality early elementary years offer a critical opportunity for child development and academic learning for all children, regardless of their race, family-income level, or culture and home language. All students deserve access to high-quality teachers and leaders trained in how to effectively support their learning. They deserve to attend…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Child Development
Katz, Adrienne – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016
The internet and mobile devices play a huge role in teenagers' home and school life, and it is becoming more and more important to effectively address e-safety in secondary schools. This practical book provides guidance on how to teach and promote e-safety and tackle cyberbullying with real-life examples from schools of what works and what schools…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Child Safety, Internet, Bullying
Metz, Rachel – Education Trust, 2015
Every community has strong teachers who help their students learn to high levels. But far too often low-income students and students of color are short-changed when it comes to teacher quality. Federal law requires states to end these disparities. But states, recognizing that most hiring, compensation, and promotional decisions, not to mention…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Equal Education, State Action, Statewide Planning
Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, 2015
State implementation of new standards (revising, adapting, and adopting new standards) is a significant undertaking. Such an effort at the state level requires extensive support, planning, and resources. Implementing new state standards also requires the support of multiple education leaders--governors, legislators, state departments of education,…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, State Standards, Science Education, Science Curriculum
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