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Journal of Education Finance, 2017
In 2016, a group of school finance scholars and public school practitioners gathered in Jacksonville, Florida, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference to discuss, among an array of topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. At the roundtable discussion, 36 states were represented, and scholars representing 30 states…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, English Language Learners, Resource Allocation, School District Spending
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Ansari, Arya; L?pez, Michael; Manfra, Louis; Bleiker, Charles; Dinehart, Laura H. B.; Hartman, Suzanne C.; Winsler, Adam – Child Development, 2017
This study examined the third-grade outcomes of 11,902 low-income Latino children who experienced public school pre-K or child care via subsidies (center-based care) at age 4 in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Regression and propensity score analyses revealed that children who experienced public school pre-K earned higher scores on standardized…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Low Income Groups, Hispanic American Students, Preschool Education
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Haagsma, Maria C.; King, Daniel L.; Pieterse, Marcel E.; Peters, Oscar – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2013
Although excessive video gaming has been linked to a range of psychological problems in young people, there have been few systematic attempts to conceptualize problem gaming using established psychological theory. The aim of this study was to examine problematic game use (PGU) using the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). A two-wave, six-month…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Vocational Schools, Foreign Countries, Statistical Data
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Weiler, Spencer C.; Hartman, William – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
In February 2015 a large group of scholars, researchers, and practitioners interested in P-20 finance issues gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference, on February 25-27, 2015 to discuss, among multiple topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. There were 35 states represented in the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Grigorenko, Elena L., Ed.; Takanishi, Ruby, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
This edited volume presents an overview of research and policy issues pertaining to children from birth to 10 who are first- and second-generation immigrants to the U.S., as well as native-born children of immigrants. The contributors offer interdisciplinary perspectives on recent developments and research findings on children of immigrants. By…
Descriptors: Immigrants, School Readiness, Mental Health, Mathematics Education
Casserly, Michael; Lewis, Sharon; Simon, Candace; Uzzell, Renata; Palacios, Moses – Council of the Great City Schools, 2012
In October 2010, the Council of the Great City Schools released a major report on the academic status of African American males, "A Call for Change: The Social and Educational Factors Contributing to the Outcomes of Black Males in Urban Schools." The report was the first phase of the Council's efforts to recommit the energies of the nation's urban…
Descriptors: Talent, Gifted, Academic Achievement, Equal Education
Soomro, Safeeullah, Ed. – InTech, 2010
Since many decades Education Science and Technology has an achieved tremendous recognition and has been applied to variety of disciplines, mainly Curriculum development, methodology to develop e-learning systems and education management. Many efforts have been taken to improve knowledge of students, researchers, educationists in the field of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Instructional Design, Higher Education
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Hurtado, Sylvia; Han, June C.; Saenz, Victor B.; Espinosa, Lorelle L.; Cabrera, Nolan L.; Cerna, Oscar S. – Research in Higher Education, 2007
The purpose of this study is to explore key factors that impact the college transition of aspiring underrepresented minority students in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, in comparison with White, Asian students and non-science minority students. We examined successful management of the academic environment and sense of belonging during the…
Descriptors: Institutional Research, Academic Achievement, Student Adjustment, Biomedicine
McLoyd, Vonnie C., Ed.; Hill, Nancy E., Ed.; Dodge, Kenneth A., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2005
This volume brings together leading experts from different disciplines to offer new perspectives on contemporary African American families. A wealth of knowledge is presented on the heterogeneity of Black family life today; the challenges and opportunities facing parents, children, and communities; and the impact on health and development of key…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Public Policy, Cultural Differences, Sociocultural Patterns
Garfinkel, Alan, Ed.; And Others – 1983
The summary of the 1983 Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages includes these papers: "A Look at Our Profession: Common Concerns, Common Dreams" (Mary Finocchiaro's keynote address to the 1982 Central States Conference); "Traversing the Language 'Gateway': The Passport Lesson" (Dana Carton);…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Communicative Competence (Languages), Conference Proceedings, Cultural Education
Lenning, Oscar T. – 1978
A conceptual framework for educational outcomes (the Outcomes Structure) developed at the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) is addressed in seven papers. The first five papers consider the Outcomes Structure and its general application; the remaining two papers concern the applications of the Outcomes Structure in…
Descriptors: Classification, College Administration, College Attendance, College Planning
Haugh, Oscar M., Ed. – 1968
The 11 papers in this collection deal with problems and ideas in teaching the teacher of English. The first three--by Charlton Laird, Oscar A. Bouise, and Sheila Schwartz--are concerned with the character and development of a "good teacher of literature," with giving him an adequate background in literature, and with the nature and training of the…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Educationally Disadvantaged, English Education, English Instruction
Hoffman, James V., Ed.; Schallert, Diane L., Ed.; Fairbanks, Colleen M., Ed.; Worthy, Jo, Ed.; Maloch, Beth, Ed. – National Reading Conference, 2006
Close to 1,100 people attended the 55th Annual Meeting of the National Reading Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami, Florida from November 30-December 3, 2005. A record number of proposals were submitted this year (548), with 392 papers, symposia, and round tables accepted. This year's conference theme was inclusiveness and synthesis…
Descriptors: Research Design, Research Methodology, Reading Research, Synthesis
Cordasco, Francesco; Bucchioni, Eugene – 1972
This collection of readings is organized in four parts. Part I, "Aspects of Puerto Rican culture," includes the following articles: "Explicit and implicit culture in Puerto Rico: a case study in educational anthropology," T. Brameld; "Respeto, relajo, and interpersonal relations in Puerto Rico," A. Lauria;…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, Conflict, Educational Problems
Institute of International Education, New York, NY. – 1991
This document presents curriculum projects and papers written by U.S. teachers who traveled to countries in Southern Africa in the summer of 1991 as part of the Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad Program. The included projects and papers are: "Through a Glass Darkly: The Enigmatic Educational System of Botswana" (Alan C. Howard);…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture
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