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Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2021
These are the appendixes for the report, "Changes in Exclusionary and Nonexclusionary Discipline in Grades K-5 Following State Policy Reform in Oregon" (ED610682). Students in grades K-5 who receive exclusionary discipline are more likely to experience chronic absenteeism, academic failure, and disciplinary problems throughout their…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Racial Bias, Discipline, State Legislation
Johnston, Lloyd D.; Miech, Richard A.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Bachman, Jerald G.; Schulenberg, John E.; Patrick, Megan E. – Institute for Social Research, 2021
Monitoring the Future (MTF) is a long-term study of substance use and related factors among U.S. adolescents, college students, and adult high school graduates through age 60. It is conducted annually and supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. MTF findings identify emerging substance use problems, track substance use trends, publish…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Drug Use, College Students, High School Graduates
Dennis, Anita, Ed. – Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, 2020
In a rapidly changing 21st-century economy with growing competition from abroad, continuing to field a world-leading, skilled workforce is both more essential and more challenging than ever to the mission of delivering increasing prosperity for American families and preserving this nation's economic leadership. The US must therefore confront its…
Descriptors: Immigration, Competition, Talent, Skilled Workers
Maghnouj, Soumaya; Salinas, Daniel; Kitchen, Hannah; Guthrie, Caitlyn; Bethell, George; Fordham, Elizabeth – OECD Publishing, 2020
Serbia's education system performs well compared to other countries in the Western Balkans. There have been improvements in access to education and Serbia has undertaken major institutional reforms in recent years, such as the introduction of achievement standards at the end of compulsory education, teacher standards and a school evaluation…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Academic Standards, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
Hopkins, Megan; Gates, Zaynab – National Center for Research in Policy and Practice, 2019
This report presents results from a study of the Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS). CSSS is a professional association for state science leaders that works to sustain and nurture a dynamic learning community and to empower its members to be effective and articulate advocates for quality science education at the local, state, and national…
Descriptors: Science Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Supervisors, Role
Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, 2019
In a rapidly changing 21st-century economy with growing competition from abroad, continuing to field a world-leading, skilled workforce is both more essential and more challenging than ever to the mission of delivering increasing prosperity for American families and preserving our nation's economic leadership. The US must therefore confront its…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Competition, Risk, Economic Development
Vossensteyn, Hans; Kolster, Renze; Kaiser, Frans; File, Jon; Huisman, Jeroen; Seeber, Marco; Vukasovic, Martina; Muehleck, Kai; Gwosc, Christoph – European Commission, 2018
Europe's knowledge economies need high-level skills, the capacity to innovate and to support democratic societies. In this perspective, the main objective of this study is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the relevance of higher education and how this is promoted in various countries in Europe and beyond. The evidence, conclusions and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Relevance (Education), Higher Education, Definitions
OECD Publishing, 2017
The transition from early childhood education to primary school is a big step for all children, and a step which more and more children are having to take. Quality transitions should be well-prepared and child-centred, managed by trained staff collaborating with one another, and guided by an appropriate and aligned curriculum. Transitions like…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Transitional Programs, Comparative Education
Hopkins, Megan – National Center for Research in Policy and Practice, 2016
This study reports on results of a survey of the Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS). CSSS is a professional organization composed of supervisors of science education in State Education Agencies. The organization works to sustain and nurture a dynamic learning community that empowers its members to be effective and articulate advocates for…
Descriptors: Science Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Supervisors, Role
Executive Office of the President, 2016
Schools should be safe, nurturing, and welcoming environments for all students. Frequently, exclusionary school discipline practices, which remove students from the classroom--even for minor infractions of school rules--through suspension or expulsion, prevent students from participating fully in their education. Suspensions, expulsions, and other…
Descriptors: School Safety, Discipline Policy, Suspension, Expulsion
Hill, Catherine; Miller, Kevin; Benson, Kathleen; Handley, Grace – American Association of University Women, 2016
Despite women's impressive gains in education and the workplace over the past 50 years, men greatly outnumber women in leadership, especially in top positions. From corporate boardrooms to the halls of Congress, from universities to the courts, from religious institutions to philanthropic organizations, men are simply much more likely than women…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, Barriers, Gender Bias
Whisman, Andy – West Virginia Department of Education, 2015
The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE), recognizing the need for safe and supportive schools, revised its policy regarding student conduct. The result, "Expected Behaviors in Safe and Supportive Schools" (WVBE Policy 4373, effective July 1, 2012), put forth the behaviors expected of West Virginia's students; the rights and…
Descriptors: School Policy, Student Behavior, Student Rights, Behavior Problems
Salmon, Aliénor – UNESCO Bangkok, 2015
What factors might be causing the low participation of women Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields? What can be done to attract more girls and women into STEM in Asia and beyond? The report, "A Complex Formula. Girls and Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in Asia", answers three fundamental…
Descriptors: Females, STEM Education, Student Attitudes, Career Choice
Davis, Laurie L.; Moyer, Eric L. – Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, 2015
This report is made up of seven chapters relating to Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) performance level setting (PLS). Chapter one describes the goals of the PARCC program, content standards measured by PARCC, PARCC performance levels, and components of the PARCC system. Chapter two discusses the goals of…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Program Descriptions, Educational Objectives
Loveless, Tom – Brookings Institution, 2015
This 2015 Brown Center Report (BCR) represents the fourteenth edition of the series since the first issue was published in 2000. It includes three studies. Like all previous BCRs, the studies explore independent topics but share two characteristics: they are empirical and based on the best evidence available. The studies in this edition are on the…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Academic Achievement, Gender Differences, Reading Achievement
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