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Bramante, Fred; Colby, Rose – Corwin, 2012
What if you could remove time and space pressures from the process of teaching and learning? The authors of "Off the Clock" not only suggest this, but they have implemented it in New Hampshire. Due in part to their work, the New England Consortium won the 2011 Frank Newman Award for State Innovation through the Education Commission of…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, School Schedules, Public Education, Educational Change
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This October 15, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Why Can't Young Scholars Write Their Second Books First" (Garber,…
Descriptors: Scholarships, Higher Education, Immigrants, Terrorism
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Thackery, Russel I.; Kirkwood, Robert – Change, 1972
Authors take a critical look at the HEW Task Force on Higher Education and the recent article by its chairman, Frank Newman. (Ed.)
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce. – 2003
The Committee on Education and the Workforce of the U.S. House of Representatives met to hear testimony on the state of U.S. higher education and what taxpayers, parents, and students are receiving for their money. The hearing was held in the context of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. Opening statements by Representative John…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Educational Quality, Hearings
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Newman, Frank – Change, 1985
Spurred to action by Governor Thomas H. Kean, New Jersey recently instituted a system of financial incentives for colleges and universities that propose innovative improvements in undergraduate education. An interview with the governor conducted by Frank Newman, the president of the Education Commission of the States, is presented. (MLW)
Descriptors: Administrators, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Government School Relationship
Mooney, Carolyn J. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1987
Inappropriate state intrusion into higher education is discussed in Frank Newman's "Choosing Quality: Reducing Conflict between the State and the University." Based on discussions with governors, state legislators, and officials at large public universities, the book examines recent trends in the state role in higher education. (MLW)
Descriptors: Conflict, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Government School Relationship
Scully, Malcolm G. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1985
A new report by Frank Newman, president of the Education Commission of the States, calls for a fundamental reexamination of national policy toward higher education in student financial aid, access to higher education, improvement of scientific research and technological development, and changes in undergraduate programs to make students more…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Role, Educational Improvement, Educational Policy
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Lieberman, Janet E., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1988
Designed to encompass multiple perspectives and orientations on community college-high school cooperation, this collection of essays provides a theoretical and historical background to joint programs between colleges and schools and describes a sample of current approaches. The volume includes: (1) "Reconnecting Youth: The New Wave of Reform," by…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Articulation (Education), College Preparation, College School Cooperation
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA. – 1977
Problems, issues, and the potential of higher education were discussed at SREB's 26th Legislative Work Conference. Higher education's dilemma is that a steady state will bring increased pressures for change, not for operating on the basis of more of the same. Topics in the report include: highlights of a profile of higher education in the South,…
Descriptors: Career Planning, Collective Bargaining, Conference Reports, Educational Assessment
National Board on Graduate Education, Washington, DC. – 1973
"Graduate education in the U. S. is in trouble." So states the recently released Report of the Task Force established by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare chaired by Frank Newman. This document presents a brief comment of the National Board of Graduate Education upon the major points and recommendations raised in Newmans'…
Descriptors: Admission (School), Doctoral Programs, Enrollment, Graduate Students
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This June 18, 2004 issue of "Chronicle for Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "What Would Higher Education Do with $6-Billion a Year?" (Shireman,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Language Patterns, Foreign Countries
North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL. – 1995
Assessing school quality can be a difficult task. This audiotape produced by the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL) was designed to help listeners make sense of the process. The audiotape takes listeners on a guided tour of a typical middle and elementary school. The tour is conducted by a group of experienced educators, who…
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Quality
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. – 1986
Three papers presented to The Task Force on Education and Economic Development of The National Conference of Lieutenant Governors are as follows: "Education and American Resurgence" (Frank Newman); "State Economic Development and Education: A Framework for Policy Development" (Mark S. Tucker); and "State Policy on Partnerships Between Higher…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Corporate Support, Economic Development, Educational Economics
Crohn, Leslie – 1987
This document contains materials from a conference designed to examine policy issues related to potential dropouts, youth offenders, drug and alcohol abusers, teenage parents, young children at risk, unemployed youth, and compensatory education. A brief overview of the 2-day conference is followed by summaries of each of the conference's…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Agency Cooperation, Children, Delinquency
Bossone, Richard M., Ed.; Polishook, Irwin H., Ed. – 1988
These proceedings from a conference on restructuring the schools present a variety of perspectives for instituting educational change. Consideration of the theme allowed a review of the failures of educational reform, and a survey of current trends. There was a call for less rhetoric and more attention to comprehensive insights and plans that will…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Curriculum, Dropout Prevention, Educational Change
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