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Hayes, Aneta; Findlow, Sally – Critical Studies in Education, 2020
This paper contributes to discussions about the nature and scope of higher education (HE) business in light of some of the emerging ways in which countries seem to be reframing the impact of globalism. In particular, it develops a discussion about spatialities and temporalities of HE policy by drawing on the Kingdom of Bahrain's distinctive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Competition
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
Wurman, Ze'ev; Donovan, William – Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, 2020
In the fall of 2019, well before the appearance of COVID-19, there was heightened concern among U.S. business leaders, economists and investors about a global economic slowdown and the possibility of a recession in 2020. But a downturn in the technology sector was not prominent among their worries. In the decade from 2018 to 2028 computer and…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, State Aid
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Wallner, Jennifer; Savage, Glenn C.; Hartong, Sigrid; Engel, Laura C. – Comparative Education Review, 2020
Considerable efforts have been made to better understand how global trends toward standards-based reforms have emerged in national education systems. Less well known, however, is the unfolding of standards-based reforms within and across federal education systems. In federal systems, national governments do not make policy unilaterally, but rather…
Descriptors: Government Role, Educational Change, Academic Standards, Educational Policy
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Kirshner, Ben; Zion, Shelley; DiGiacomo, Daniela; Logan, Ginnie – Democracy & Education, 2020
Although experiential approaches to democracy education are gaining increased support from educators and scholars, few educational resources exist to support youth in constructing and delivering high-quality, evidence-based policy arguments to authentic audiences. Such presentations are often the first time that young people step into the public…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Civics, Experiential Learning
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2020
Purpose: The goals of this project are: (1) Identify existing components of academic integrity policies and procedures related to contract cheating; (2) identify gaps in existing academic integrity policies and procedures related to contract cheating; (3) evaluate the policies and procedures against existing standards for post-secondary education…
Descriptors: Integrity, Ethics, Contracts, Cheating
Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 2019
Creating smart, coherent education policy is painstaking work; there are technical, budgetary, and political challenges at almost every turn. But it is some of the most important work that state leaders can undertake. As Ohioans prepared to elect a new governor in late 2018, we at the Fordham Institute began rolling out a set of policy proposals…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Educational Policy, State Policy
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Brown, Christopher P.; Englehardt, Joanna; Ku, Da Hei; Barry, David P. – Elementary School Journal, 2019
Over the last 2 decades, policymakers' standards-based accountability reforms in the United States, such as the No Child Left Behind Act, have fundamentally changed public schooling in general and kindergarten specifically. As this has occurred, little is known about how families make sense of these changes in schooling. By sharing findings from a…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Family Attitudes, Educational Change, Accountability
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Shaw, Ryan D. – Arts Education Policy Review, 2019
While policy formation frameworks are commonly used to understand public policy developments, scholars rarely have used them to reflect on arts education policies. Such analysis is important because it can assist both in identifying the genesis of past policies, including who the important actors are, how issues are framed and problematized, and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Policy, Models, Policy Formation
Nussle, Karen – American Enterprise Institute, 2019
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) began to take form when dozens of educators from across the country were led by governors and chief state school officers in gathering and reviewing the academic standards of states that had the best outcomes. Their goal was to determine what the current best academic standards were in the country and then…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Social Development, Emotional Development, Educational Legislation
McShane, Michael Q. – EdChoice, 2018
As more and more cities and states diversify the educational options available to parents and students, creating magnet, open-enrollment, small school, career and technical, charter, and private school opportunities, educational choice markets need to become a part of the regulation conversation. In this report, Mike McShane examines the…
Descriptors: Federal Regulation, Educational Legislation, School Policy, Educational Policy
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Chong, Pei Wen – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Borrowing the lens of Finnish education policymakers, this article aims at dissecting the Finnish conception of inclusion and its approach in constructing an inclusive "special" education system as set against the wider debates and practices that shed different lights on the meaning and viability of inclusion. The discussion explores the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Equal Education, Neoliberalism, Foreign Countries
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Laverdure, Patricia – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2017
The Policy-Advocacy-Leadership (PAL) column is developed to initiate and facilitate important dialogue about health care and educational policy, and develop and share the knowledge, tools, and resources that enable all of us to be effective advocates for our clients and our practice and leaders in our practice settings and profession. In this…
Descriptors: Occupational Therapy, Advocacy, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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Adamson, Bob; Forestier, Katherine; Morris, Paul; Han, Christine – Comparative Education, 2017
Since the mid-1980s, a number of East Asian societies have consistently performed well in international tests, and their education systems have emerged as models of "best practice", including Hong Kong, which has been extensively referenced by politicians and their advisers in England. In parallel, local dissatisfaction with the…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment
Hakuta, Kenji; Pompa, Delia – Council of Chief State School Officers, 2017
Since the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in 2015, state teams have been preparing their state plans aligned with ESSA for submission in April or September 2017 to the U.S. Department of Education. Because ESSA lands much of the decision-making and responsibility in education at the state and local levels, state education leaders…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, State Programs, Accountability, Educational Legislation
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