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Berlin, Gordon L. – MDRC, 2016
Over the last decade and a half, during a period defined in the public consciousness by political partisanship, the legislative and executive branches have quietly forged a bipartisan consensus around the need to build evidence of effectiveness that would ensure high rates of return on investment for the nation's social programs. The establishment…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Evidence, Barriers, Policy Formation
Virginia Department of Education, 2015
The Virginia Board of Education's "Student Conduct Policy Guidelines" were first developed in 1994 in response to action by the 1993 General Assembly requiring the Virginia Board of Education to establish such guidelines. In 2004, the "Guidelines" underwent a major revision in response to requirements of § 22.1-279.6. of the…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Discipline Policy, School Policy, State Policy
National Forum on Education Statistics, 2013
This document is intended to serve as a practical guide for implementing a teacher-student data link (TSDL) that supports a range of uses at the local, regional, and state levels. The guide addresses the considerations for linking teacher and student data from multiple perspectives, including governance, policies, data components, business rules,…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Data Analysis, Educational Research, Research Utilization
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New Directions for Student Services, 2010
This article describes the Development, Relief, and Educational for Alien Minors Act of 2009 or the "DREAM Act of 2009." The authors of the bill aim to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Immigration, Federal Legislation, Place of Residence
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture. – 2002
This document launches a wide public consultation with all those involved in and with an interest in the European Union's (EU's) education, training, and youth programs called Socrates, Tempus, Leonardo da Vinci, and Youth for Europe. It is the first step toward preparing the new generation of programs to start in 2007 and will inform the…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Developed Nations, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. – 2002
This document contains the text of the Nurse Reinvestment Act, which amends the Public Health Service Act to address the increasing shortage of registered nurses by instituting a series of policies to improve nurse recruitment and nurse retention. Title I details two initiatives to boost recruitment of nurses. The first initiative includes the…
Descriptors: Accountability, Career Development, Career Ladders, Change Strategies
Nilsen, Sigurd R. – 2002
The General Accounting Office (GAO) reviewed the state and local coordination of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Workforce Investment Act (WIA) services for TANF clients. Data were gathered though the following activities: (1) analysis of surveys of WIA officials in all 50 states that were conducted in 2001 and 2000; (2) visits…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Comparative Analysis, Coordination, Delivery Systems
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce. – 2002
This report presents the testimony and submissions presented at the first of a series of Congressional hearings on workforce development and reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act. Statements were given by the following individuals: (1) Buck McKeon, U.S. (United States) Congressman from California; (2) John Tierney, U.S. Congressman from…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, At Risk Persons
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce. – 2002
This document reports on a congressional hearing on the George W. Bush administration's proposals for welfare reform and legislation to reauthorize the 1996 welfare reform law. Testimony includes statements from United States (US) Representatives John Boehner and Patsy Mink; Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Child Advocacy, Child Care, Child Welfare
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science. – 2002
This report presents the testimony and submissions given at a field hearing on workforce training in Michigan. Four expert witness statements follow introductory comments from Vernon J. Ehlers and James A. Barcia, United States Congressmen from Michigan. The statement of Bruce P. Mehlman, the assistant secretary of commerce, assesses the ability…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Continuing Education
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce. – 2002
This Congressional report contains the testimony and documents presented for the record of the first of two hearings to gather testimony on the effects of welfare reform and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant. The oral and written testimony focuses on TANF legislation's outcomes and impact on work and families in…
Descriptors: Block Grants, Economics, Employment Level, Employment Patterns
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce. – 2002
This Congressional report contains the testimony presented at a hearing to examine the extent to which Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) work services are being provided through the one-stop career centers established through the Workforce Investment Act and to determine how such linkages are impacting program participants. The oral…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Career Centers, Cooperative Planning, Coordination
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). – 2002
This report describes policy cooperation in the Education and Training Area in the European Union (EU) in response to the Lisbon strategy and provides a comprehensive plan to respond to the challenges of the knowledge society, globalization, and the enlargement of the EU. It focuses on these three objectives: (1) improving the quality and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Articulation (Education), Change Strategies, Cooperative Planning
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). – 2002
A strategic goal was set in March 2000 by the Lisbon European Council that Europe will be the most competitive and knowledge-based economy in the world, capable of sustaining economic growth with more and better jobs and greater social cohesion by 2010. The heads of state and government agreed upon these three concrete common objectives: (1)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Benchmarking, Change Strategies
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce. – 2002
This Congressional report contains the testimony and documents presented for the record at the second of two hearings on the effects of welfare reform and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant. Other areas receiving particular attention from witnesses included the impacts of education and training on employment patterns…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Block Grants, Economics, Education Work Relationship
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