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Journal of Education Finance, 2017
In 2016, a group of school finance scholars and public school practitioners gathered in Jacksonville, Florida, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference to discuss, among an array of topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. At the roundtable discussion, 36 states were represented, and scholars representing 30 states…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, English Language Learners, Resource Allocation, School District Spending
Heller, Donald E., Ed.; Marin, Patricia, Ed. – Civil Rights Project at Harvard University (The), 2004
A central dream of American parents is sending their kids to college. What used to be unusual has now become a necessity if young people are to have a secure life in the middle class in a post-industrial economy. As such, one basic goal of higher education policy should be to make certain that this opportunity is not foreclosed by a family's…
Descriptors: Merit Scholarships, State Aid, Student Financial Aid, Higher Education
McCombs, Gillian M. – 1985
To gather information on current catalog maintenance practices, researchers selected institutions from respondents to the September 1984 version of the OMS (Office of Management Studies) Automation Inventory of Research Libraries. A telephone survey of technical services and systems staff at 23 libraries investigated a wide range of issues related…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Administrative Organization, Databases, Higher Education
Murphy, Joseph, Ed. – 1993
In this book, faculty from nine universities describe innovations undertaken in the context of their institutions' administrator preparation programs. The goal is to inform the profession about recent efforts to strengthen preparation programs in school administration. Following the introductory material--the preface, foreword, and…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Educational Administration, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation
Foster, Jocelyn – 1984
This collection of library documents, which illustrates current techniques for conducting user studies in order to facilitate specific public services planning and priority-setting efforts at the member libraries of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), contains excerpts from: (1) four general user studies conducted at the University of…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Library Automation
Busch, B. J. – 1985
This SPEC (Systems and Procedures Exchange Center) kit is based partially on the results of a fall, 1984 survey of the 117 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) members to determine the extent to which they have reorganized staff and the role played by automation in planning organizational change. Particular attention was paid to the integration…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Higher Education, Library Administration
Easterly, Jean L., Ed. – 1994
This book addresses the following questions from a number of perspectives: (1) what is global education? (2) what does "globally aware" mean? (3) what does it mean to teach with a global perspective? and (4) what must teacher educators do to prepare themselves and their students for an increasingly more complicated world order? After a…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
Testa, Alec M. – 1996
The DATAWave is a bi-weekly publication that is designed to inform the campus community and broader constituencies on assessment issues and practices at Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU). The first issue of this fourth volume covers survey results about the effectiveness of the ENMU Assessment Resource Office (ARO) and presents a fall preview…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Freshmen, College Graduates, Cultural Pluralism
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Services. – 1990
This SPEC KIT presents survey results and documents from 53 U.S. academic members of the Association of Research Libraries in 1990 who provided current information on student employment policies and practices. The survey results identify the following employment policies and practices: (1) funding sources and wages; (2) duties and rewards; (3)…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Higher Education
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies. – 1982
This publication is a collection of library documents related to professional development which were received in response to a personnel policy survey of members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in the spring of 1982. A concise summary of issues related to professional development in ARL libraries precedes the main body of the kit…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Consultants, Higher Education, Librarians
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO. – 1991
This collection of reports highlights the status of educational telecommunications in 13 western states during 1991. Topics addressed include distance education initiatives in Alaska; activities by members of the Arizona Education Telecommunications Cooperative, including colleges, public schools, and government agencies; groups active in the…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Wendel, Frederick C., Ed. – 1992
This report includes three papers on longstanding questions in educational administration. In chapter 1, "The New Realities: The Social and Economic Context of Administrator Preparation," Thomas A. Mulkeen outlines the changes that have immediate impact for public education and preparation programs. A shift in the U.S. economy from an…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Role, Decision Making
Ragsdale, Kate W., Comp. – 1991
This Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC) Kit presents the results of a survey on issues and concerns associated with planning for library services for persons with disabilities. The survey was sent to 119 U.S. and Canadian Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and returned by 74. The report is based on the responses of libraries which…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Accessibility (for Disabled), Disabilities
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies. – 1983
In response to a May 1983 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) survey, 94 university library members (90% of this category of ARL membership) provided information and documents about current library branches, changes during the last 5 years, and current and planned automation activities. It was found that 63 respondents (68%) considered their…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Branch Libraries, Centralization, Decentralization
Mihesuah, Devon A., Ed. – 1998
This anthology provides Native perspectives on the ethics of researching, writing about, and teaching about American Indians, and may be used as a text for discussion in American Indian Studies classes. Leading Native scholars discuss the representativeness of Native informants, the merits of various data collection methods, the role and veracity…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Studies
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