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Trudeau, Elaine, Ed. – 1973
Presented alphabetically by state are summaries of the legal provisions for delivery of educational services to handicapped children on a cooperative basis among school districts as of June 1, 1973. It is noted that the total number of school districts has steadily declined during the last 40 years. Among organizational patterns reported to be…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Cooperative Programs, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children
Tvedten, Benet, Comp. – 1971
The anthology is intended to be a discovery for the many Americans whose superficial knowledge of the American Indians has been derived from history books, Hollywood films, and other stereotyped views of the Indian culture. Understanding and appreciation of a particular culture can be found in the stories and poetry of the people. This small…
Descriptors: American Indians, Anthologies, Legends, Literature
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO. – 1992
This paper, one of a series from the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education's project "Higher Education and the Economy of the West," summarizes and analyzes economic development and higher education master plans in 16 western states, looking particularly at how planning for economic development and higher education…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Career Planning, Curriculum Development, Economic Development
Schacht, Robert M.; Baldwin, Julie – 1997
Begun in 1993, a 5-year project examined treatment modalities and outcomes and counselor and client attitudes related to American Indian or Alaska Native vocational rehabilitation (VR) clients with alcoholism or substance abuse problems. Specifically, surveys and focus groups examined elements of successful substance abuse treatment and VR…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Alcoholism, American Indians, Client Attitudes (Human Services)
Wolowiec, Jack, Ed. – 1994
This collection of four short articles describes initiatives of the American Bar Association that bring the skills of mediation to the classroom. Suzanne Miller discusses a program that trains students to become mediators equipped to resolve disputes in their school peacefully. The program turns problem students into positive role models, teaches…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Discipline, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools
Jones, Nancy Baker – Network, 1994
The summer 1993 Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) "Networkshop" focused on the need for teacher education programs to prepare future teachers to work with and teach effectively increasingly diverse student populations, and the need to increase the number of minority teachers. A major focus was on how policy and…
Descriptors: Credentials, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy
Harris, Carolyn DeMeyer; McKinney, David D. – 1993
This final report describes activities of Project PARTnership, a 3-year demonstration program to develop the self-determination and self-advocacy skills of young people with disabilities through increased participation in the arts. Key program elements included: (1) development of a new course and adaptation of existing curricula to increase…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Expression, Artists, Creative Dramatics
Lee, Tamera, Comp.; Jenda, Claudine, Comp. – SPEC Kit, 1998
This survey was conducted to determine how ARL (Association of Research Libraries) libraries are participating in extension/outreach through three objectives: identify the level of involvement; determine the types of outreach service, as well as user populations; and ascertain the impact on the library, including its financial donor programs. A…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Distance Education, Higher Education, Library Associations
Foehrenbach, Josie – 1988
"Learnfare" is a term applied to the mandating of school attendance for teen parents and/or school age dependent children in households receiving Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) benefits as a condition of continued eligibility. This idea emanates from policymakers' concern about high truancy and dropout rates generally,…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Early Parenthood, Program Proposals, Social Services
Food Research and Action Center, Washington, DC. – 1993
During the school year, the School Lunch Program provides one-third to one-half of the nutrients low-income children consume every day. However, the rate of participation by eligible children in the Summer Food Service Program is only 15.5 percent of the target population. Created by Congress in 1968, the Summer Food Service Program is designed to…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Lunch Programs
Cooke, Brian P. – 1993
To succeed in today's competitive global markets, organizations are hiring responsible problem solvers and collaborative "associates" who improve productivity, assure quality service, and contribute creatively. These organizations demand employees who are skilled at learning to learn, listening, communicating, problem solving, teamwork,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change
Cole, Cassandra McCrory – 1992
In this information packet for special education administrators, the literature on collaboration between regular and special educators is reviewed, issues relative to the implementation of collaboration are discussed, and eight model sites are described. After an introduction, distinctions between collaboration and consultation are drawn. Key…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Educational Change
Hendrick, Joanne, Ed.; And Others – 1993
This guide provides curriculum developers, education faculty, veteran teachers, and student teachers with basic information on the background of early childhood curriculum, as well as current information on publications, standards, and special materials for early childhood classrooms. Following an introduction, the material is presented in 14…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Early Childhood Education, Financial Support
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1994
A Senate committee hearing received testimony on the condition of facilities at tribal colleges and on the role that telecommunications technology might perform in helping tribal colleges accomplish their mission. Representatives of tribal colleges described inadequate and unsafe buildings with leaky roofs and structural problems, trailers and…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, College Buildings, Community Colleges, Construction Costs
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1992
This report represents a hearing on the Indian School Equalization Program (ISEP) administered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). The hearing began with opening remarks by the acting committee chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs, Paul Simon. Testimonies concerning the inadequacies of the ISEP funding formula are provided…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Elementary Secondary Education, Equalization Aid
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