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Backstrand, Jeffrey R.; Donaldson, Kristi – Online Submission, 2018
This report is a longitudinal study of the college-going patterns of almost 13,500 Newark high school students from the district, charter, vocational technical, and parochial sectors. It includes students who graduated high school between 2011 and 2016 from the Newark Public Schools (NPS) -- both comprehensive and magnet, Essex County Vocational…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Outcomes of Education, High School Graduates, Enrollment
Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Johnson, Carolyn, Ed.; Young, Natasha, Ed.; Weese, Bailey, Ed. – Online Submission, 2018
Sixteen scholarly papers and twenty abstracts comprise the content of the eighteenth annual Brick & Click Libraries Conference, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the conference, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Inclusion, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
Gafney, Leo; Bynum, R. David; Sheppard, Keith – Online Submission, 2015
This report describes the origin and development of CESAME (The Center for Science and Mathematics Education) at Stony Brook University. The analysis identifies key ingredients in areas of personnel, funding, organizational structures, educational priorities, collaboration, and institutionalization. After a discussion of relevant issues in…
Descriptors: Science Teaching Centers, Science Education, Mathematics Education, Position Papers
Schoelkopf, James – Online Submission, 2010
Portland Community College has a firmly rooted career and technical education (CTE) partnership with its service area high schools. However, the partnership was continuing to operate as it had for many years. Given the rapid pace of change in the region's workforce, Oregon's secondary and postsecondary educational initiatives, and a shared…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Vocational Education, Partnerships in Education, High Schools
Leonard, Jack – Online Submission, 2010
This year, an experimental group of 31 academically average high school sophomores were dual enrolled in both high school and college and will earn nine college credits by June. This paper presents a mid-year evaluation of student academic outcomes, which will be used for program improvement and future planning. The researcher is a member of the…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Dual Enrollment, Secondary Education, Grade 10
Leonard, Jack – Online Submission, 2010
This qualitative research case study examined the supports required for 31 academically average 10th grade students to succeed on three dual enrollment college courses. Conceptually, support was a team effort, with contributions considered from administrators, faculty, parents and students. The paper documents support contributions from all four…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Qualitative Research, School Readiness, Grade 10
Morris, Roger N. – Online Submission, 2010
In Patrick County Public Schools in Patrick County, Virginia, in 2007, one of the goals that developed for the school district was to increase the opportunities for students to enroll in dual enrollment programs. The dual enrollment model is not new to Virginia's secondary educational program. This model has been available to Virginia students…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Dual Enrollment, Access to Education, High School Students
Morrison, Michael C.; Schmit, Shelly – Online Submission, 2010
A logit model predicting student outcomes for a gateway course, Math for Liberal Arts, was successfully developed which fits the data well. Two variables, ACT math score and high school GPA, were found to be significant predictors of achieving a C or better in Math for Liberal Arts. A practical implication of the study suggests that with just two…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Mathematics Achievement, Prediction, Probability
Wheelus, Robin P. – Online Submission, 2009
The objective of this study was to investigate the importance of Agriculture Science course sequencing in high schools, as a preparatory factor for students enrolled in collegiate agriculture classes. With the variety of courses listed in the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Agriculture Science, it has been possible for counselors,…
Descriptors: Agriculture, High Schools, Science Curriculum, Agricultural Education
Mason, Maralyn – Online Submission, 2009
The intent of this paper is to examine the problem of the recent high school graduate who is not academically prepared to pursue college level work. The author reviews the literature to define the problems under prepared students face when they have to take remedial courses. How taking remedial courses impacts the likelihood of earning a degree is…
Descriptors: College Preparation, High School Graduates, Readiness, Community Colleges
Morrison, Michael C. – Online Submission, 2007
This report presents a summary of a number of outcomes-oriented studies dealing with dual enrollment (acceleration). (Contains 1 graph.)
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Educational Research, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
Tyson, Will; Lee, Reggie; Tolentino, Anna; Hanson, Mary Ann; Kromrey, Jeffrey D.; Micceri, Theodore; Borman, Kathy – Online Submission, 2005
Currently, there is little in-depth understanding of how individuals effectively orchestrate school and work-related experiences over time from high school through college and beyond to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). This appears important because, unlike societies such as Germany, youth in the U.S. face…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Classification, Longitudinal Studies, Academic Degrees
Lundell, Dana B., Ed.; Higbee, Jeanne L., Ed.; Hipp, Susan, Ed. – Online Submission, 2005
This conference proceedings and executive report includes summaries of two invited meetings and a report on a regional conference, including sample session summaries. Two statewide university systems collaborated around issues of K-16 outreach, research, and best practices for supporting underprepared students across the state of Minnesota. This…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Access to Education, Higher Education, Educational Cooperation
Lee, Lung-Sheng Steven; Huang, Bo-Shiang Bert – Online Submission, 2003
In Taiwan, technological and vocational education (TVE) is primarily offered in vocational high schools (VHS's), career programs in comprehensive high schools (CHSs), junior colleges of technology (JCTs), colleges of technology (CTs), and universities of technology (UTs), which prepare practical technical and managerial personnel for industry and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Vocational High Schools, High Schools, Educational Change