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Meendering, Jessica R.; Skinner, Maty M.; McCormack, Lacey A. – Journal of School Health, 2021
Background: School districts participating in the US Child Nutrition program are required to have a wellness policy. Many state agencies provide model policies to aid districts in policy creation. However, use of model wellness policies has not been associated with higher quality policies. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to assess…
Descriptors: Models, School Districts, Wellness, School Policy
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Orphan, Cecilia M.; Laderman, Sophia; Gildersleeve, Ryan Evely – Review of Higher Education, 2021
This multiple-site case study of 24 intermediary organizations (IOs) engaged in postsecondary public policy examined how they identify policy issues and move issues, problems, and solutions onto the higher education policy agenda. Specifically, this study used agenda-setting theory to examine how IOs construct higher education policy issues,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Agenda Setting, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Roumell, Elizabeth A. – Adult Literacy Education, 2021
In this essay, I argue that our recent pivot toward digital learning, in addition to the social discontent and economic turbulence exacerbated by the pandemic, requires a re-imagining of how we "do" adult and workforce education (AWE) policy. First, I briefly describe the 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) policy.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Labor Force Development, Educational Policy, Federal Legislation
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Huang, Ying-Syuan; Asghar, Anila; Nichols, Naomi E. – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2021
This policy ethnography focuses on a nationwide environmental and sustainability education policy that was developed and enacted in response to United Nations' call for mainstreaming Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). The framework of governmentality was used as a heuristic tool to explore the modalities of the Taiwan government and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Program Implementation
Hess, Frederick M., Ed.; Warren, Hannah, Ed. – American Enterprise Institute, 2021
The newly created Conservative Education Reform Network (CERN) at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) invited a group of conservative education thinkers to sketch policy proposals that they would like to see in a new education agenda. The only requirement was that they offer suggestions that would complement the traditional conservative…
Descriptors: Networks, Educational Change, Political Attitudes, Educational Policy
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
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Wronowski, Meredith; Urick, Angela – Educational Policy, 2021
The purpose of this study is to examine changes in teachers' perception of their work during key periods of the accountability and assessment policy movement in the United States. We utilize a teacher perception of deprofessionalization and demoralization framework operationalized using the restricted Schools and Staffing Surveys data sets from…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Morale, Accountability
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Shaywitz, Bennett A.; Shaywitz, Sally E. – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
We review the evolution of the conceptualisation of dyslexia and along with it the current, 21st century definition of dyslexia. Our starting point is the seminal report by Pringle Morgan in 1896, followed by early 20th century reports by Hinshelwood, and continuing with concepts of brain injury and minimal brain dysfunctions then to the emergence…
Descriptors: Definitions, Dyslexia, Laws, Policy Formation
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Wang, Yinying – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2020
The purpose of this study is to investigate policy coalitions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) at U.S. congressional hearings. This study is grounded in the advocacy coalition framework, which argues that advocacy coalitions are forged by policy actors who have similar policy preferences. To identify the coalitions, according to the policy…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearings
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VanderBrug, Jonathan – State Education Standard, 2020
Recognizing the essential value of the arts, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) included the arts as an indicator of school quality and student success in the state's Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan, which the U.S. Department of Education approved in August 2017. The indicator currently has no weight in Illinois's accountability…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, State Policy
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Turnbull, Ann; Turnbull, Rud – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2020
The purpose of this article is to respond to the perspectives of Agran and colleagues concerning barriers to general education placement for students with significant support needs from an "on the ground" lens of participation in mediations and due process hearings, as well as conversations with parental inclusion advocates throughout…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Barriers
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McGovern, Conor F.; Newman, Constance – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2020
The FNS Research Corner provides a continuing series to summarize recently completed and current research conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in the area of child nutrition. Summaries of recently completed research projects, research conducted through grant activities, and in-progress research are…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Grants, Research Projects, Food
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Backman, Deborah; Spear, Kaitlin; Mumford, Elizabeth A.; Taylor, Bruce G. – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Addressing the widespread problem of sexual assault in college environments requires both prevention programming and policies addressing sexual misconduct in institutions of higher education. Through the Campus Sexual Assault Policy and Prevention Initiative, nine programs funded by the Office on Women's Health approached this problem within a…
Descriptors: Crime, Sexual Abuse, Rape, College Environment
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Roumell, Elizabeth Anne; Salajan, Florin D.; Todoran, Corina – Educational Policy, 2020
In the United States, adult and workforce education (AE) seems to be located, simultaneously, both everywhere and nowhere in particular. Ongoing shifts in national economic demands and changes in requirements for training and education have brought learning in the adult years into the federal public policy arena. Sometimes referred to as lifelong…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Adult Education, Educational History, Policy Formation
Bitar, Jinann – Liberal Education, 2020
Higher education is a critical tool for social mobility, but today, students and their families face significant challenges. It is against this backdrop that the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) convened the Task Force on Higher Education Financing and Student Outcomes. This group has identified several areas of federal policy ripe for reform that…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Educational Change, Paying for College, Political Attitudes
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