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Rankin, Victoria E.; Gonsoulin, Simon – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2014
In May 2010, the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) at Georgetown University released the monograph "Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs of Children and Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems" (Leone & Weinberg, 2010). The monograph examined a number of topics relevant to the education and experiences of…
Descriptors: Young Children, At Risk Persons, Early Childhood Education, Child Welfare
Lee, Lung-Sheng – Online Submission, 2014
The mission of national colleges of technology (NCT's) in Japan and the universities of technology (UT's) in Taiwan is to pragmatically prepare quality engineers and technologists. In recent years, the partnership among NCT's and UT's is extended and expanded. This paper introduces the pragmatic and successful partnership between National United…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Engineering Education, Partnerships in Education, Educational Cooperation
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Lery, Bridgette; Wiegmann, Wendy; Berrick, Jill Duerr – Journal of Social Work Education, 2015
The federal government increasingly expects child welfare systems to be more responsive to the needs of their local populations, connect strategies to results, and use continuous quality improvement (CQI) to accomplish these goals. A method for improving decision making, CQI relies on an inflow of high-quality data, up-to-date research evidence,…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Federal Government, Decision Making, Organizational Climate
Boyd, Marie Nicole – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine the knowledge of special education law held by public and private school principals as the law pertains to providing the appropriate services to students with disabilities. Numerous studies have investigated public school principals' level of preparation, training, and role within in special education law.…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Private Schools, Principals, Educational Legislation
Vargas, Joel; Sabados, Krista – Jobs for the Future, 2018
Jobs for the Future (JFF) set out a little over a year ago to create such models for bridging the secondary-postsecondary divide, developing strategies for high schools and colleges to build paths from the 12th grade through critical milestones of success in the first year of college. These partnerships of school districts and community colleges…
Descriptors: High School Seniors, High School Graduates, College Freshmen, College School Cooperation
Read, Nicholas W.; Price, Ted S.; Gonsoulin, Simon – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2015
In partnership with the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR), the National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk (NDTAC) has developed a series of practice guides that provide concrete strategies for adopting the principles and practices discussed in the…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Child Welfare, Delinquency, Youth
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Waddington, R. Joseph; Berends, Mark – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2018
This paper examines the impact of the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program on student achievement for low-income students in upper elementary and middle school who used a voucher to transfer from public to private schools during the first four years of the program. We analyzed student-level longitudinal data from public and private schools taking…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Educational Vouchers
Warner-Richter, Mallory; Hirilall, Ashley; Li, Winnie; Tout, Kathryn – Child Trends, 2018
This report summarizes findings from an implementation and outcomes study of the Tutoring Partnership. The Tutoring Partnership was a Saint Paul and Minneapolis network of 28 community-based programs that provided academic interventions through tutoring. The common goal was improving students' academic outcomes. The Tutoring Partnership, operated…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Tutoring, School Community Programs, Program Effectiveness
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Lao, Rattana – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2014
Private tutoring in academic subjects, which is provided for a fee and which takes place outside standard school hours, has become a global phenomenon. It is also very visible in Thailand. This paper draws on qualitative method including documentary analyses and semi-structured interviews with Thai policy elites, to understand the Thai state…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tutoring, Semi Structured Interviews, Qualitative Research
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Ryan, Joseph B.; Katsiyannis, Antonis; Cadorette, Deborah; Hodge, Janie; Markham, Michelle – Preventing School Failure, 2014
Children with disabilities are at increased risk of health risk factors including obesity, often because of low levels of physical activity and limited participation in sports. However, organized adaptive sports programs are increasingly available for individuals with disabilities. This article provides recommendations for establishing successful…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Adapted Physical Education, Team Sports, Athletics
Clark, Kelly A.; Allison, Ruth; Marable, Ronica – National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, 2017
Educational and vocational rehabilitation programs both have key roles and responsibilities in improving post-school outcomes for students with disabilities. Both entities must be involved in creating opportunities for students to develop skills and knowledge to prepare for careers in the 21st Century. To help facilitate understanding and promote…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Disabilities, Guides, Teacher Collaboration
Campbell, Neil – Center for American Progress, 2018
While there are multiple types of programs subsidizing private education--including traditional vouchers, tax credit scholarships, and education savings account programs--they all share a common economic effect: diverting public money away from public schools to subsidize private education. The Center for American Progress believes that public…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Vouchers, Private Schools, Public Schools
Fonseca, Manuela – Preschool Development and Expansion Grant Technical Assistance (PDG TA), 2016
Preschool Development Grant (PDG) grantees and Head Start programs are funded to provide high-quality preschool education and comprehensive services to families meeting federal poverty guidelines. The overlap of program standards and services across these two programs provides unique opportunities for partnerships. This document provides examples…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Curriculum, Educational Improvement, Grants
Reimers, Fernando M., Ed.; Chung, Connie K., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2018
"Preparing Teachers to Educate Whole Students" offers a wide-ranging comparative account of how innovative professional development programs in a number of countries guide and support teachers in their efforts to promote cognitive and socio-emotional growth in their students. The book focuses on holistic educational outcomes in an effort…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Holistic Approach, Teacher Competencies, Student Development
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Schusler, Tania M.; Krasny, Marianne E.; Decker, Daniel J. – Environmental Education Research, 2017
While environmental action is recognized as an effective approach for developing young people's capabilities as citizens and contributing to environmental improvements, little research has addressed how adults facilitate youth action projects. Environmental action involves a partnership among youth and adults characterized by shared…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Participative Decision Making, Phenomenology
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