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Hansen, Kenneth H. – 1985
When establishing statewide and nationally comparable educational evaluation and assessment systems, state education agencies (SEAs) must consider factors affecting policy in at least four areas. First, the full range of purposes for establishing such a system should be clarified. It must be decided whether the system exists to provide data for…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Data Interpretation, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy
Hansen, Kenneth H. – 1985
State education agencies are in increasing agreement regarding the basic principles that should underlie state educational assessment programs, though some areas of divergent opinion remain. The agencies generally accept the ideas that comparisons between states will be made, that assessment programs should serve multiple purposes, that meaningful…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Educational Assessment, Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy
Coe, Merilyn F. – 1985
The purpose of this paper is to assist school district decision makers in formation of computer policy by: (1) developing a framework for analyzing the policy making process; (2) reviewing national and local policies on computer use; (3) analyzing current practice as de facto policy; and (4) evaluating the effects of written and/or de facto…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Board of Education Policy, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Habeck, Rochelle V., Ed.; And Others – 1985
This volume contains the following presentations: "An Overview of Policy Issues," by Donald Galvin; "Policies for the Employment of Disabled People,' by Norman Acton; "A Corporate Perspective," by Jane Belau; "The Future of Work for People with Disabilities--A View from Great Britain," by Paul Cornes; "A…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Change Strategies, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs
Hansen, Kenneth H. – 1985
Many strategy options are open to state education agencies interested in developing statewide programs to support and guide local school improvement efforts. Agencies can focus on instructional improvement, more general school improvement, improvement of the curricular program, or changes in educational structures. Factors influencing which of…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Improvement, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1985
Hearings on reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, 1985, are presented. The hearings, which were held in Connecticut, include the views of eight college students and five university presidents on the Reagan Administration's proposals. President Reagan's fiscal year 1986 budget proposal would cut $2.2 billion from student financial programs.…
Descriptors: Budgets, College Bound Students, College Students, Educational Finance
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1985
This Congressional report contains the testimony presented at a hearing focusing on two bills dealing with worker retraining. The two bills, H.R. 26 and H.R. 1219, are intended to establish a system of individual training accounts in the Unemployment Trust Fund, amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide that certain contributions to such…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Dislocated Workers, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation
Ward, Joe H., Jr.; And Others – 1978
An overview is presented of the procedure for offering jobs in the Air Force Procurement Management Information System (PROMIS), an assignment system which makes possible the use of human resources research findings to improve individual personnel assignments. A general framework for viewing personnel assignment systems is presented; then job…
Descriptors: Assignments, Computer Oriented Programs, Job Analysis, Job Placement
Bain, William – 1978
This module on fiscal management of a vocational education program is one of a set of eight on administration and supervision and is part of a larger series of thirty-four modules constituting a core curriculum for use in the professional preparation of vocational educators in the areas of agricultural, business, home economics, and industrial…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Core Curriculum, Financial Policy, Higher Education
Hall, William C. – 1991
This paper considers links between the Technical and Further Education (TAFE) system in Australia and industry and raises issues for discussion. The first section describes TAFE and its background, followed by descriptions of the links between TAFE and industry at the national, system, college, and individual levels. According to the research,…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Continuing Education, Developed Nations, Education Work Relationship
Kober, Nancy; And Others – 1996
The network of 10 Regional Educational Laboratories is funded by the United States Department of Education to serve particular geographic regions of the country and its territories and to conduct research and development in partnership with state and local educators. The Labs' central focus is on linking the knowledge from both research and…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
McKay, Penny – 1989
The Australian Language Levels Project (ALL) is involved in the development of the guidelines for curriculum activities in both Languages-other-than-English (LOTE) and English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL), in Australia. The ALL Project developed two kinds frameworks that contain guidelines with a degree of flexibility needed to be adapted to…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Articulation (Education), Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
Balfanz, Robert; McPartland, James; Shaw, Alta – 2002
The push for higher academic standards has resulted in an increase in the numbers of high school students needing extra help. The need for extra help is most pervasive in high-poverty areas and most high school students need extra help not in traditional basic elementary skills but in reading, mathematics, and advanced reasoning skills. Most…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Basic Skills, College Bound Students, Critical Thinking
Haddad, Sergio, Ed. – 1997
The 10 studies in this volume present a sampling of policy and legislation relating to adult learning in various parts of the world. The articles resulted from an international research project conducted at the UNESCO Institute for Education in conjunction with the University of Florence. They were written by the following contributors: Robb Mason…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developed Nations
Smart, John C., Ed. – 1987
Two volumes of a handbook on theory and research in higher education are presented. The 11 papers included in Volume III are as follows: "Qualitative Research Methods in Higher Education" (R. Crowson); "Bricks and Mortar: Architecture and the Study of Higher Education" (J. Thelin and J. Yankovich); "Enrollment Demand Models and Their Policy Uses…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Administration, College Faculty, Decision Making
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