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Schwamberger, Benjamin; Wahl-Alexander, Zachary – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2018
Swimming is considered by many to be a significant form of physical activity with many health benefits. Few opportunities exist for African American youth to participate in programs focused on providing developmentally appropriate swim instruction, due in part to a lack of aquatic facilities and programs in urban schools and communities. In an…
Descriptors: African American Students, Youth Opportunities, Aquatic Sports, Partnerships in Education
Goodson, Dana; Rustem, Kim – Healthy Schools Network, Inc., 2015
On November 9-11, 2015, Healthy Schools Network, with funding support from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Education Facilities Clearinghouse, The California Endowment, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment, and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, convened the first national facilitated workshop on…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Workshops, Environmental Influences, Hazardous Materials
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Darwish, Naif A.; Qasim, Muhammad – European Journal of STEM Education, 2016
In academia, smooth progression of students significantly depends on the way curricula are developed and organized. Curricula or study plans with high degree of interconnectivity between courses, multiple prerequisites, and hierarchically structured courses tend to complicate the smooth progress of the enrolled students. In this work, a rigorous…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries, Universities
US Senate, 2021
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, focusing on addressing campus sexual assault and ensuring student safety and rights. Opening statements were presented by: (1) Honorable Lamar Alexander, Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; and (2)…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Gender Discrimination
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2017
This report is a compendium of indicators about our Nation's young people. The report, the 20th produced by the Forum, presents 41 key indicators on important aspects of children's lives. These indicators are drawn from the most reliable Federal statistics, are easily understood by broad audiences, are objectively based on substantial research,…
Descriptors: Well Being, Child Health, Family Environment, Social Environment
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Kingston, John T. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
The role of vision impairment (blindness and low vision) related to the risk of falling has been well documented. Reduced visual acuity, as well as poor contrast sensitivity, field restriction, and loss of depth perception are established contributors to falls (Lamoureux et al., 2010). People with vision impairments fall as much as two to three…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Accident Prevention, Older Adults, Veterans
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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2017
Yong Zhao is Foundations Distinguished Professor in the School of Education with an appointment in the School of Business at the University of Kansas. Prior to joining KU, he served as the Presidential Chair, Director of the Institute for Global and Online Education, and Associate Dean in the College of Education, University of Oregon, where he…
Descriptors: Interviews, Educational Innovation, Global Approach, Competition
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Dempsey, Ian – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2012
For the last two decades, the Australian Federal Government has taken responsibility for funding disability employment services, and the states and territories are responsible for accommodation, respite, and community access services (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2004-2011). Replacing the existing Commonwealth State Territory…
Descriptors: Community Services, Disabilities, Housing, Foreign Countries
US Senate, 2017
This hearing is the 11th in a series of hearings to inform the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions about the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The focus is on campus sexual assault--a topic of profound importance. Too many students are being assaulted on the Nation's college campuses. According to current research, an…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Rape, Violence, Crime
US Senate, 2018
This hearing is the first of six hearings the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions will hold to make sure that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is being implemented in the way it was written in the states and school districts. The hearing focuses on the perspective of education leaders. After an opening statement from Honorable…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Regulation
Grantee Submission, 2021
Region One Education Service Center (Region One) was awarded an Investing in Innovation (i3) development grant funded by the Office of Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education, entitled Project Health Education for ALL (HEAL[superscript 2]). Project HEAL[superscript 2] i3 initiative served a pipeline of high school grades 9 to 12…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Health Programs, Health Education, High School Students
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Keane, Terence M. – Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 2011
America's involvement in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq (i.e., OEF-OIF) is entering its 9th year with casualties exceeding 5,000 American deaths and many times that number with serious physical injuries. Epidemiological surveys and mental health screening concurrent with service and at the point of discharge provide us with important information…
Descriptors: Health Services, Psychological Needs, Mental Health Workers, Mental Health Programs
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Snowden, Lonnie R. – American Psychologist, 2012
Since publication of the U.S. Surgeon General's report "Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity--A Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General" (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2001), several federal initiatives signal a sustained focus on addressing African American-White American disparities in mental health…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Diseases, African Americans, Mental Disorders
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2015
The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics' primary mission is to enhance data collection and reporting on children and families. "America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2015" provides the Nation with a summary of national indicators of children's well-being and monitors changes in these indicators.…
Descriptors: Well Being, Social Indicators, Children, National Surveys
Scott, Lauren C. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Overview: In the United States, adult engagement in physical inactivity has decreased since the implementation of the 2008 PA guidelines. In 2013, only 20% of Americans met the PA recommendations. In 2014, research showed that 23% of adults did not engage in any leisure PA in the United States (U.S Department of Health and Human Services, 2016).…
Descriptors: African American Students, College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Participation
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