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Research for Action, 2022
Earning a high school diploma is a milestone that has been linked to many later life outcomes, from employment to incarceration to physical health, and impacts society as a whole through tax revenues and government spending. Yet, youth leaving school prior to obtaining a diploma remains a challenge nationwide, particularly in large cities. Given…
Descriptors: Barriers, Graduation Rate, High School Seniors, After School Programs
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Banegas, Darío Luis – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2021
Since the enforcement of Law 26,150 (Congreso de la Nación Argentina 2006) through which a national programme on comprehensive sexual education (CSE) was created, the Argentinian educational system must include perspectives, contents, and discursive practices around CSE across the curriculum in kindergarten, primary, secondary, and initial teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Hartmann, Tracey; Good, Deborah; Edmunds, Kimberly – Afterschool Matters, 2011
"Exito" means "success" in Spanish, so it is a fitting name for a dropout prevention program. Set in a large neighborhood high school in a low-income, largely Latino section of Philadelphia, Exito supports ninth- and tenth-grade students who are at risk of dropping out of school by providing them with afterschool programming…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Dropouts, After School Programs, Program Implementation
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Calzada Pérez, María – Indian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2013
The present paper revolves around MaxiECPC, one of the various sub-corpora that make up ECPC (the European Comparable and Parallel Corpora), an electronic archive of speeches delivered at different parliaments (i.e. the European Parliament-EP; the Spanish Congreso de los Diputados-CD; and the British House of Commons-HC) from 1996 to 2009. In…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Databases, Archives, Speeches
Limon, Jose E. – Aztlan, 1974
The article argues that many of the major themes which define the "supposedly new" ideology of Chicanismo were anticipated by El Primer Congreso Mexicanista, a political conference held in Laredo, Texas on September 14-22, 1911. Five of the discussions presented at the conference are appended. (NQ)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Conferences, Culture Conflict, Educational Discrimination
Ochoa, Alberto M. – 1994
The program "El Congreso" is a leadership development project that is designed to help migrant students become effective role models for their peers and gangs in their communities. The focus is not on remediation, but on enhancement of the migrant student's academic and social strengths. It is hoped that El Congreso students will show an…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, High School Students, High Schools
Chenowith, Virginia K., Ed. – 1972
The articles in this group of ERIC/CRESS (Educational Research Information Center/Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools) newsletters cover such topics as Federal legislation and rural development, the Congreso Nacional de Asuntos Colegiales, the Foxfire Project, career education, bilingual instruction, rural education, Native American…
Descriptors: American Indians, Bibliographies, Career Education, Educational Development
El Maestro, Mexico, 1970
This document is an English-language abstract (approximately 1,500 words) of a desclaration drawn up by the participants of the Fourth Mexican National Congress of Normal Education. The declaration points out the importance of teacher training in the educational system, the fundamental problems presently facing this level of studies and the…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Curriculum Development, Elementary School Teachers, Methods Courses
Criado de Val, Manuel – Yelmo, 1971
Conference held February 1971 in Madrid, Spain. (DS)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Cultural Background, Language Instruction, Language Skills
Herrero, Joaquin; And Others – 1968
The two volumes comprising this text represent the beginning and intermediate levels of a course in the Quechua language for speakers of Spanish. Based on the "Audio Lingual Materials" format, the ten lessons in the the first volume generally contain: (1) a short dialog and a supplementary vocabulary section or adapted dialog which…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Quechua
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1987
The seven papers in this collection describe parliamentary library services and activities in both developed and developing countries: (1) "The Electronic Catalogue of the Library of the Deutscher Bundestag" (Ernst Kohl, West Germany); (2) "Library of the Assembly of the Republic: Modernization Efforts" (A. Cabral, Portugal);…
Descriptors: Archives, Building Design, Cataloging, Databases
Educacion, 1972
Descriptors: Communism, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Political Issues