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Bridwell, Sandra D. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2012
The detrimental effects of high-stakes testing and accountability mandates are experienced disproportionately in high-poverty urban schools, which African American and Hispanic students are more likely to attend. However, the literature does not fully address how teachers experience the inequitable working and learning conditions in these…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, High Stakes Tests, Teacher Effectiveness, Accountability
Goldring, Ellen; Grissom, Jason A.; Neumerski, Christine M.; Murphy, Joseph; Blissett, Richard; Porter, Andy – Wallace Foundation, 2015
This three-volume report describes the "SAM (School Administration Manager) process," an approach that about 700 schools around the nation are using to direct more of principals' time and effort to improve teaching and learning in classrooms. Research has shown that a principal's instructional leadership is second only to teaching among…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Principals, Administrator Role, Educational Improvement
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Brewer, T. Jameson; Kretchmar, Kerry; Sondel, Beth; Ishmael, Sarah; Manfra, Meghan McGlinn – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2016
Teach For America (TFA) began in 1990 as an organization purportedly interested in working towards ameliorating a national teacher shortage by sending its corps members into urban and rural schools. In the decades that followed, especially during and immediately following a nationwide onslaught of teacher layoffs instigated by the 2008 Great…
Descriptors: School Districts, Teacher Selection, Criticism, Teacher Shortage
Helper, Susan; Noonan, Ryan; Nicholson, Jessica R.; Langdon, David – US Department of Commerce, 2016
The basic components of apprenticeships are the same today as in 1937, when the National Apprenticeship Act set the foundation for apprenticeships in the United States. Apprentices enter into a structured training program of classroom and paid on-the-job training under the guidance of a mentor. As their skills increase, so do their wages. Upon…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Educational Benefits, Costs, Investment
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education. – 1990
This program quide presents the biotechnology curriculum for technical institutes in Georgia. The general information section contains the following: purpose and objectives; program description, including admissions, typical job titles, and accreditation and certification; and curriculum model, including standard curriculum sequence and lists of…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Biology
Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education. – 1975
A study was conducted to identify a list of pedagogical competencies and evaluative criteria based on the performance requirements of the vocational specialists who coordinate the education of handicapped learners in Georgia's new secondary level Vocational Education Awareness Program (VEAP). Performance roles which served as a basis for…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Evaluation Criteria, Handicapped Students, Job Analysis
Brown, Ted; Sappe', Hoyt – 1989
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of commercial art, established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to train commercial artists. Section 1 contains general information: purpose of Phase I; description…
Descriptors: Art Education, Artists, Cartoons, Commercial Art
Brown, Ted; Sappe', Hoyt – 1989
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of commercial photography, established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to train photographic technicians. Section 1 contains general information: purpose of Phase…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Equipment, Educational Research
Sappe', Hoyt; Kirkpatrick, Thomas – 1989
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of electrical distribution, established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to train apprentice line workers. Section 1 contains general information: purpose of Phase…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Equipment, Educational Research
Sappe', Hoyt; Squires, Sheila S. – 1989
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of emergency medical services (EMS), established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to train paramedics. Section 1 contains general information: purpose of Phase I;…
Descriptors: Accidents, Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Personnel, Competency Based Education
Bachler, Mike; Sappe', Hoyt – 1989
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of environmental horticulture, established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to address the needs of the horticulture field. Section 1 contains general information:…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Botany, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development
Kirkpatrick, Thomas; Sappe', Hoyt – 1989
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of sheet metal, established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to train sheet metal workers. Section 1 contains general information: purpose of Phase I; description…
Descriptors: Assembly (Manufacturing), Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Equipment
Jennings, Gerald D.; And Others – 1976
Development, implementation, and evaluation of a career education program in the high schools of Rome, Georgia are described. Evaluation of the career education program in tenth grade social studies and language arts courses was carried out through a subjective student rating and an objective analysis of Career Maturity Inventory (CMI) scores.…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Planning, Counseling Services, Counselor Role
Hodgkinson, Harold – 1993
Demographic profiles of the six SouthEastern Regional Vision for Education (SERVE) states provide narrative and statistical information and identify common themes, priorities, and goals to fulfill the mission of improving education in the Southeast. Descriptions of the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South…
Descriptors: Change, Change Strategies, Comparative Analysis, Crime
Georgia Professional Standards Commission, Atlanta. – 1985
This report (1) examines the latest developments in educational administration preparation, (2) provides an overview of educational administration programs in Georgia, and (3) identifies and reviews a sample of educational administration programs nationally. Chapters 1, 2, and 3 are titled as follows: "Public Concerns: A Focus on School…
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Administration, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education