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US Government Accountability Office, 2015
Since the enactment of Title IX in 1972--which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities receiving any federal financial assistance--women have made significant gains in many academic fields. However, recent research shows that women continue to lag behind men in academic and professional advancement in…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Females, Scientific Research, Federal Programs
Laughlin, Mildred – 1980
An effective and easily overlooked resource for conducting visual literacy activities at the elementary secondary level is the picture book collection found in most elementary school libraries. In these times of inflated prices and budget reductions, K-12 librarians and teachers should not fail to make use of these materials. There are a variety…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education, Media Specialists
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Lindsay, James J.; Wan, Yinmei; Gossin-Wilson, Will – Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest, 2009
This report describes how state education agencies in the Midwest Region monitor teacher supply, demand, and shortage; details why they monitor these data; and offers estimates of the monetary costs incurred in performing such studies. This study responds to a request from state education agencies in the Midwest Region (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,…
Descriptors: Teacher Supply and Demand, Teacher Shortage, State Departments of Education, Research Methodology
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Corrin, William; Lindsay, James J.; Somers, Marie-Andree; Myers, Nathan E.; Meyers, Coby V.; Condon, Christopher A.; Smith, Janell K. – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2012
This report presents the findings of a rigorous experimental impact evaluation and implementation study of one such intervention, the Content Literacy Continuum (CLC), developed by researchers at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. This evaluation of CLC was conducted by three partnering organizations: REL Midwest, MDRC, and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Reading Difficulties, Reading Comprehension, Scores
Lindsay, James M.; Daalder, Ivo H. – Business-Higher Education Forum (NJ1), 2005
At its Summer 2003 meeting, the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) engaged the questions of America's role in the post-Sept.11, 2001 world. Following a series of panel presentations, BHEF members specifically examined the important issues of sustaining, legitimating, and using American power. Six major foreign policy challenges facing the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, International Relations, Foreign Countries
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Cooper, Harris; Jackson, Kristina; Nye, Barbara; Lindsay, James J. – Journal of Experimental Education, 2001
Tested a model of the influence of homework on classroom performance using a sample of 429 students in grades 2 and 4, their parents, and their 28 teachers. Data reveal the critical role of parents in both the homework process and the success of elementary school students. Positive parent involvement in homework was the strongest predictor of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Homework
Lindsay, James F. – Engineering Education, 1977
Increasingly society holds the engineer responsible for the management and control of the physical environment. Courses in the Social Aspects of Engineering are being developed to direct students towards a concern for the societal impact of the engineer's work. These courses are recommended for the senior year of study. (MA)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Programs, Engineering Education, General Education
Lindsay, James W. – Executive Educator, 1985
Principals should help their assistant principals become well-rounded professionals, preparing them to assume higher posts. Such preparation entails hiring with growth potential in mind, formulating individualized on-the-job training programs, and conducting thoughtful evaluation. (MCG)
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Selection, Apprenticeships, Assistant Principals
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Cooper, Harris; Lindsay, James J.; Nye, Barbara; Greathouse, Scott – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1998
The amount of homework assigned and completed, and attitudes about homework, were studied through questionnaires completed by 709 students, their parents, and 82 teachers. Differences in student, parent, and teacher perceptions of the amount of homework assigned and completed are discussed. In the lower grades, amount of homework completed helped…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Grades (Scholastic)
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Cooper, Harris; Nye, Barbara; Charlton, Kelly; Lindsay, James; Greathouse, Scott – Review of Educational Research, 1996
A review of 39 studies indicates that achievement-test scores decline over summer vacation. Meta-analysis results from combining the 13 most recent studies indicate that the summer loss equals about one month on a grade-level equivalent scale. Discusses implications for school calendar changes. Contains 68 references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students