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Schwartz, Seymour I. – 1977
This report examines the broad topic of energy use and its relationship to lifestyles. The emphasis is on three energy conserving lifestyle models: (1) the rural alternative lifestyle; (2) new towns; and (3) energy conserving subdivisions in existing cities. The first chapter presents an introduction. Chapter two examines the back-to-the-land…
Descriptors: Community Characteristics, Community Development, Conservation (Environment), Energy Conservation
Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy, Sacramento. – 1996
This report contains findings of a study conducted by the Little Hoover Commission, which investigated ways to support and expand opportunities for charter schools in California. Over 100 charter schools were in operation in California as of March 1996. Data were based on visits to 26 charter schools in the state. The report concludes that: (1)…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Innovation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento. – 1981
California's goals for postsecondary education and major environmental factors that influence the attainment of these goals are reviewed. Goals stated by the California Postsecondary Education Commission are to provide access for residents to participate in the type of undergraduate education for which they are qualified, without restrictions due…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Accountability, College Administration
California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento. – 1981
Background papers for the California Postsecondary Education Commission's five-year plan (1982-87) are presented. The first paper, "Planning for the Eighties," discusses the need for planning, delineates the essential elements of planning, describes the segmental and statewide planning processes in California, and notes existing barriers…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, College Planning
California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor. – 1996
Based on a Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) Life Management Retreat held in June 1996, this two-part compilation provides instructional resources and teaching strategies developed by life management faculty in California's community colleges. Following an introduction to the teaching of life and home management and a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Daily Living Skills, Educational Resources
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. – 1992
The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a summer employment program for youth ages 15 through 18 from all segments of society. The program provides teenage employment and accomplishes conservation work on public lands. This hearing provides testimony by participants and directors in or related to the Corps to request funding for the YCC. The opening…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Employment Opportunities, Experiential Learning, Federal Aid
Sonenblum, Sidney – 1977
This report reviews the economic impacts of the energy dilemma. Presented are viewpoints that have emerged relating to: (1) the desirability of economic growth; (2) the relationship between economic growth and energy usage; (3) the effects of energy wage in limiting or expanding the opportunities for growth; and (4) whether there is some sense in…
Descriptors: Economic Change, Economic Progress, Economics, Energy