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Baldassare, Mark; Bonner, Dean; Petek, Sonja; Shrestha, Jui – Public Policy Institute of California, 2014
The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) Statewide Survey provides policymakers, the media, and the public with objective, advocacy-free information on the perceptions, opinions, and public policy preferences of California residents. This is the 141st PPIC Statewide Survey in a series that was inaugurated in April 1998 and has generated a…
Descriptors: State Surveys, Public Opinion, Public Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Boaduo, Nana Adu-Pipim; Milondzo, K. S.; Adjei, Alex – Educational Research and Reviews, 2009
This study surveyed 45 selected primary and secondary schools in Botswana which aimed to identify how parent and community involvement in the governance of schools affect teacher effectiveness and improvement of learner performance. The study started from January 2005 to December 2006. Literature review, administration of questionnaires, interview…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Teacher Effectiveness, Community Involvement, Governance
Ainley, John; Fraillon, Julian; Freeman, Chris – Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (NJ1), 2007
This report is based on the assessment of ICT (information and communication technology) literacy conducted in October 2005. It describes the development of a computer-based tool for assessing ICT literacy among school students and the application of that tool with a nationally representative sample of approximately 7,400 students from Years 6 and…
Descriptors: Familiarity, Computer Software, Information Technology, Information Sources
Mount, Beth; O'Brien, John; O'Brien, Connie Lyle – 2002
This brief paper offers an inventory to help implement change strategies and achieve person-centered planning for people with severe disabilities. The inventory is intended to examine use of 12 resources that facilitate change and increase the chance of good outcomes. A visual display of the model on which the inventory is based is provided first.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agencies, Change Agents, Change Strategies
Sanoff, Henry – 1999
The Community Design movement advocates that mismanagement of the physical environment is a major factor contributing to social and economic ills of a community. This book provides the proven tools and techniques for bringing community members into the community design process successfully and productively. It offers 15 case studies chronicling…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Check Lists, Community Development, Community Involvement
Thomas, Robert J.; And Others – 1991
This two-part manual is designed to assist employers who desire to retain, promote, or retrain their limited-English-proficient (LEP) workforce to meet the challenge of training and adaptation to job restructuring. This document contains manuals for both English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) program developers and business/industry decision makers.…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Business, Check Lists, Cultural Awareness
Bayley, Linda; And Others – 1981
Designed to provide basic information on joint planning of library services for jail populations by correctional and library personnel and inmates, this curriculum guide covers 10 topics: (1) a rationale for library services in jails; (2) the characteristics and role of the jail librarian; (3) the first steps in planning library services; (4)…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Correctional Institutions, Curriculum Development, Instructional Materials
Waxman, Laura DeKoven; Reyes, Lilia M. – 1989
In 1988 officials in 27 major cities were surveyed on the following topics: (1) ability to meet demand for emergency food assistance and shelter; (2) causes and demographics of hunger and homelessness; (3) status of low-income housing; and (4) outlook for 1989. Summary findings included the following: (1) demand for emergency food assistance…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Homeless People, Housing Needs, Hunger
Lee, V. Wilson – 1982
Designed to help industrial development teams be prepared to promptly and accurately answer any questions industrial prospects might have, this publication provides a listing of 441 questions which industrial prospects might ask. The questions are grouped into 16 categories: community government (27), local services (18), population (18),…
Descriptors: Churches, Community Characteristics, Community Services, Elementary Secondary Education
McDougall, Kay; Giallo, Joseph – 1986
In September 1986, a comprehensive labor market survey of Santa Cruz County, California, was conducted by Cabrillo College to assess the employment and training needs of business leaders in the county. Questionnaires mailed to 428 randomly selected businesses and services yielded the following findings: (1) the service and retail industries were…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Demand Occupations, Economic Climate, Employer Attitudes
Vaughan, Gary L. – 1981
This manual is designed to assist management consultants in working with small-scale entrepreneurs in developing countries. Addressed in an overview of the small-scale enterprise (SSE) are: the role of the SSE in third world development, problems of SSEs, and target firms. The second chapter deals with various forms of management assistance to…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Business Administration, Case Studies, Check Lists
Deffenbaugh, W.S. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1922
The demand for Bulletin 1915 No. 44, School Administration in the smaller cities, having been so great that the supply was soon exhausted, and the demand for it still being great, a new-bulletin regarding the administration of schools in the smaller cities has been prepared. The information contained in it was collected by means of a…
Descriptors: School Administration, Urban Schools, Superintendents, Principals
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Reisman, Elaine S.; Reisman, Joel I. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 1993
Questionnaire responses from 65 supervisors in human service agencies and interviews with 27 employers, supervisors, and vocational program administrators indicated that employees with moderate special needs (in this case specific learning disabilities and low intelligence) surpass others in several positive work habits. Supervisors valued…
Descriptors: Agencies, Employer Attitudes, Intelligence, Interviews
Bevan, Stephen; Barber, Linda; Robinson, Dilys – 1997
This book, which is intended to assist human resource professionals and line managers in the United Kingdom, is a practical guide to retaining key employees. Discussed in the introduction are the relationship between downsizing and retention, problems that retention difficulties pose for human resource management, and the effects of retention…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Check Lists, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Practices
Sikula, Lola – 1994
This book is intended to assist adults who are contemplating changing careers or actually doing so. The information, exercises, questionnaires, guides, and bibliographies included in it are designed to give adults the coping skills to adapt to and work through the personal, financial, and other changes that accompany the career change process. The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Change, Career Choice, Career Education
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