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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
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Li, Kaiyi – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
In 1932, with the help of the League of Nations, the Chinese government sent an educational mission consisting of five scholars to Europe, in order to investigate education in different countries as reference points for ongoing Chinese educational reform. This article argues that educators in the mission used foreign examples to support their…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Educational Change
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Le Mat, Marielle L. J.; Altinyelken, Hülya K.; Bos, Henny M. W.; Volman, Monique L. L. – Journal of Education Policy, 2020
Over the past few years, international organisations have advanced Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) as a global policy to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and address gender-based violence in schools. This paper analyses policy adoption, transfer mechanisms, and reformulation of CSE in Ethiopia, a late adopter of the…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Educational Policy, Gender Issues
Jones, Tiffany; Nichols, Andrew Howard – Education Trust, 2020
Despite the popular belief that affirmative action gives Black and Latino students an unfair advantage, these students are still underrepresented at the nation's selective colleges and at two- and four-year public colleges and universities in the vast majority of states. The truth is, it isn't enough to just believe that racial inequality is a…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Equal Education
Walizer, Lauren – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2020
Across the country, governors and other state officials understand the vital role college plays in workforce preparation to increase the competitiveness of their state economies. However, neither students' and families' incomes nor Pell Grants and other student aid have kept up with the cost of college, making affordability a significant barrier…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Needs, Leadership Responsibility, Cooperation
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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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Ataei, Pouria; Ghadermarzi, Hamed; Karimi, Hamid; Norouzi, Arash – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2020
Purpose: The present descriptive-analytical study aimed to rank the barriers of the application of the value chain in the context of rural entrepreneurship. Design/methodology/approach: The statistical population was composed of 125 entrepreneurs from the provinces of Tehran, Hamedan, and Golestan, Iran. Data were analyzed by the TOPSIS technique.…
Descriptors: Barriers, Entrepreneurship, Rural Development, Foreign Countries
Brussino, Ottavia – OECD Publishing, 2020
Across OECD countries, there are various and diverse policy approaches in place to promote inclusive education systems for students with special education needs (SEN), understood as learning disabilities, physical impairments and disorders related to mental health. Analysing current policies in place across OECD countries and investigating…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship
Ash, Katherine; Rahn, Madelyn – National Governors Association, 2020
Research conducted by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center), Fab Foundation and FHI 360, in partnership with more than 150 national and international experts and leaders from 28 states, found that to prepare their future workforces, governors and state leaders must develop a comprehensive agenda made up of three…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Government Role, Educational Policy, Leadership Responsibility
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Chriqui, Jamie F.; Leider, Julien; Temkin, Deborah; Piekarz-Porter, Elizabeth; Schermbeck, Rebecca M.; Stuart-Cassel, Victoria – Journal of School Health, 2020
Background: The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) framework supports the "whole child" across 10 domains. This study assessed state law and district policy WSCC coverage. Methods: Primary legal research was used to compile relevant district policies and state laws for a stratified random sample of 368 public school…
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, State Policy, School Districts, State Legislation
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Jules, Tavis D. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2020
This article builds upon Robert Cowen's (1996) work on educational coding in transitological settings and post-spaces by deciphering the efficacy of political and economic compressions in Tunisia from the French protectorate period to the 2011 post-Jasmine revolution. First, I diachronically decrypt and elucidate the specific experiences and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Change, Postcolonialism, Political Influences
Spurrier, Alex; Aldeman, Chad; Schiess, Jennifer O'Neal – Bellwether Education Partners, 2020
This brief is part of a four-part series examining the past, present, and future of modern school accountability systems. With the dual forces of the COVID-19 pandemic and the national call to action on racial inequity, the question of how we should measure and hold schools accountable for the impact they have on students is more urgent than ever.…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Accountability, Equal Education
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Ambreen, Mamonah; Hussain, Muhamad Athar – Pakistan Journal of Distance and Online Learning, 2020
The objectives of this research were to find out implementation challenges of the educational projects and policies, analyze if these policies address the issue of out of school children, and explore the parental preferences for their children's future and concerns about the educational facilities. Cultural audit approach was adopted for…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Educational Policy, Access to Education, Suburbs
UK Department for Education, 2019
This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education. The guidance refers to legislation regarding the provision of transport to post-16 education and training for young people of sixth form age and legislation regarding the provision of transport to post-19 education and training for those aged 19 to 25 and for whom an Education, Health…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Arar, Khalid; Zuzovsky, Ruth; Donitsa-Schmidt, Smadar; Trumper, Ricardo; Barak, Judith – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
The study aimed to identify teachers' motivations to study Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs offered by teachers' training colleges. M.Ed. degree programs have become available in Israel since 2004, with a rapid increase since then in the number of colleges offering various programs and a consequent increase in the number of graduates. M.Ed.…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Masters Programs, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Policy
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