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Sopandi, Wahyu; Sukardi, Rendi Restiana – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2020
The territory of Indonesia is dominated by vast oceans. Therefore, Indonesian citizens should be equipped with a deep understanding about sea currents and sea pollution. This study aims to identify the conceptions held by pre-service primary school teachers about both sea currents and sea pollutant migration. The study also aims to identify…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Diagnostic Tests, Water Pollution
US Congress, 2020
The National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2020 was put into place to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes. The Act includes the following sections: (1) Short Title; (2) References to the National Sea Grant College Program Act; (3) Modification of Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Environmental Education, College Programs
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Vanderlee, Emma; Aston, Megan; Turner, Karen; McGrath, Patrick; Lach, Lucyna – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Patient-oriented research engages patients and caregivers as partners contributing to all phases of the research process. This was the goal of the Strongest Families Institute Neurodevelopmental research, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, when they included a parent advisory committee, made up of parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neurological Impairments, Developmental Disabilities, Parent Participation
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Duran, Meltem – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2021
The purpose of this study is to determine the perceptions of preschool children on environmental pollution. A qualitative research method was employed in the current research. The data of the study were collected by semi-structured interview and drawing techniques and the obtained data were analyzed with a descriptive analysis method. The sample…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Pollution, Preschool Education, Age Differences
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Iliopoulou, Ifigenia – Education 3-13, 2018
This paper reports on the thoughts 6-year-olds and 9-year-olds have related to the serious issue of air and sea pollution. More specifically, twenty seven 6-year-olds and thirty 9-year-olds attending two state schools in Volos, a small provincial town in Greece participated in the research which assessed the students' competence to think…
Descriptors: Pollution, Marine Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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VanGronigen, Bryan A.; Meyers, Coby V.; Scott, Caitlin; Fantz, Traci; Dunn, Lenay D. – Journal of Educational Change, 2022
Recent United States (U.S.) educational policies--especially the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015--have challenged state education agencies (SEAs) to take greater responsibility for and leadership over improving underperforming schools. SEA capacity to accomplish this charge varies, so many SEAs contract with third-party, external…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Educational Improvement, Program Evaluation, Educational Policy
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Gündüz, Serife; Erbulut, Can; Öznacar, Behcet; Bastas, Mert – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
Supporting the increase of environmental consciousness with environmental education is always important in order to make healthy recommendations specific to the countries. Aim of this study is to determine the awareness and consciousness of the local community against the environmental pollution caused by the CMC mine by survey technique. 123…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mining, Environmental Education, Pollution
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Shen, Jian; Deng, Shubo; Wu, Jing – Journal of Chemical Education, 2022
The undergraduates in the major of Environmental Science and Environmental Engineering frequently ignored the importance of identifying pollution sources for water environment monitoring and knew little about the techniques of identifying pollution sources. Thus, a laboratory experiment which focused on pollution sources identification in a water…
Descriptors: College Science, Undergraduate Students, Water Pollution, Science Laboratories
Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center (REMS), 2019
According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) research on historical flood risk, 98 percent of U.S. counties have been impacted by a flooding event. Not only do flood event occur in and impact all regions of the United States, but they are also costly, and so it is in the interest of communities for state education agencies…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Crisis Management, Natural Disasters, School Safety
Illinois State Board of Education, 2022
This report describes the establishment and delivery of Illinois career and technical education (CTE), the existing condition of Illinois CTE based on fiscal year 2021 data, and the future developments and recommendations for CTE in the state as required by Illinois School Code 105 ILCS 435/2e. Illinois CTE focuses on providing equitable…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Futures (of Society)
Heissel, Jennifer; Persico, Claudia; Simon, David – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2019
We examine the effect of school traffic pollution on student outcomes by leveraging variation in wind patterns for schools the same distance from major highways. We compare within-student achievement for students transitioning between schools near highways, where one school has had greater levels of pollution because it is downwind of a highway.…
Descriptors: Pollution, Motor Vehicles, Weather, Geographic Location
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Hopkins, Megan; Weddle, Hayley; Castillo, Melissa; Costa, Jessica; Edwards, Katherine; Elliot, Sandra; Gautsch, Leslie; Lowenhaupt, Rebecca; Salas, Veronica – American Journal of Education, 2022
Purpose: Alongside the inequities surfaced by COVID-19, a confluence of demographic and policy-related shifts over the last few decades has elevated the education of multilingual learners (MLs) in state education agency (SEA) leaders' work. This study employs an ecological perspective to examine how SEA leaders promote social justice policy…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingual Students, Civil Rights, Student Rights
Bousu, Mollie – Geography Teacher, 2020
The Minneapolis Green Zone Initiative was created in 2016 with the goal of "improving health and supporting economic development using environmentally conscious efforts in communities that face the cumulative effects of environmental pollution, as well as social, political and economic vulnerability" (Green Zone Initiative 2019). Two…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Pollution, Economic Development
Lazarus, Sheryl S.; Hinkle, Andrew R.; Liu, Kristin K.; Thurlow, Martha L.; Ressa, Virginia A. – National Center on Educational Outcomes, 2021
The National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) held a virtual meeting of an Interim Assessment Advisory Panel on February 16 and 17, 2021, to tap into the panel members' collective knowledge about using interim assessments to support valid interpretations of what students with disabilities know and can do. The panel represented…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Students with Disabilities, Guidance, State Departments of Education
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Collins, Loel; Giblin, Matthew; Stoszkowski, John Robert; Inkster, Allison – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2021
Situational awareness, which informs the decisions made by sea kayaking guides, is a critical safety factor in guided sea kayaking experiences. This study examines the situational awareness of a group of sea kayak guides operating in moderate water conditions. Utilising virtual reality technology, a freeze probe technique was employed with a small…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Comprehension, Perception, Metacognition
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