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Danforth, Scot – Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 2021
American government educational policy and leading advocacy groups commonly espouse independence as a primary goal for young people with intellectual disabilities. An extensive philosophical literature of autonomy has focused mostly on analyses of cognition that achieve individual self-governance. But the loosely defined concept of independence…
Descriptors: Independent Living, Intellectual Disability, Personal Autonomy, Educational History
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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2018
Julia Link Roberts is the Mahurin Professor of Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University (WKU) and the executive director of The Center for Gifted Studies and The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky. Dr. Roberts is the president of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children; current past-president of The Association…
Descriptors: Gifted, Special Needs Students, Individualized Instruction, Leadership Role
US Senate, 2018
This hearing is the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions' fifth oversight hearing on the law to fix No Child Left Behind. This hearing examines issues in the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), focusing on perspectives from education stakeholders on proposed regulations. Following opening statements by Honorable…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Regulation
EdChoice, 2019
This annual publication of "The ABCs of School Choice" is a comprehensive, data-rich guide to every private school choice program in America. This publication outlines how each program works, whom it serves, and offers feedback on how it could be changed to help even more families in a particular state. Programs are grouped…
Descriptors: School Choice, Private Schools, Geographic Location, Tax Credits
US Senate, 2017
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines fixing No Child Left Behind, focusing on supporting teachers and school leaders. Following an opening statement by Honorable Lamar Alexander (Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions), the following senators provide statements: (1) Honorable Patty…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Educational Improvement
Schrader, Angela, Comp. – Linguistic Society of America, 2021
In an effort to document demographic changes in the academic linguistics community, the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) has commissioned an annual report detailing information about job titles, students, degrees awarded, average salaries, and more. The report offers information about trends in student enrollment and employment by industry.…
Descriptors: Linguistics, Higher Education, Databases, Professional Associations
Madden, Amanda G., Ed.; Margulieux, Lauren, Ed.; Kadel, Robert S., Ed.; Goel, Ashok K., Ed. – MIT Press, 2019
Blended learning combines traditional in-person learning with technology-enabled education. Its pedagogical aim is to merge the scale, asynchrony, and flexibility of online learning with the benefits of the traditional classroom--content-rich instruction and the development of learning relationships. This book offers a guide to both theory and…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Conventional Instruction
Gonzalez, Anna K., Ed.; Ching, Doris M., Ed.; White, Lori S., Ed.; Kelly, Robert D., Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2018
A diverse faculty and staff reflects an important measure of success for higher education institutions. Recent gains in diversifying higher education have become more evident, as growing numbers of individuals from racialized minority communities have assumed senior executive leadership positions, from vice presidents for student affairs to…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Higher Education, College Faculty, Administrator Characteristics
Danielson, Caroline – Public Policy Institute of California, 2015
These technical appendices are intended to accompany the study, "Low-Income Students and School Meal Programs in California." Two appendices are included. Appendix A provides tables detailing: (1) the variables included in the main models and the datasets(s) used to construct each; (2) observations in each dataset and categorizes them…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, Lunch Programs, Nutrition, Enrollment
Dorsey, Chanika, Comp. – Linguistic Society of America, 2020
In an effort to document demographic changes in the academic linguistics community, the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) has commissioned an annual report detailing information about job titles, students, degrees awarded, average salaries, and more. The report offers information about trends in student enrollment and employment by industry.…
Descriptors: Linguistics, Higher Education, Databases, Professional Associations
Showalter, Daniel; Hartman, Sara L.; Johnson, Jerry; Klein, Bob – Rural School and Community Trust, 2019
The majority of rural students attend school in a state where they make up less than 25 percent of public school enrollment. More than one rural student in four lives in states where rural students constitute less than 15 percent of overall enrollment. "Why Rural Matters 2018-19: The Time Is Now," shows that nearly 7.5 million public…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Public Schools, Student Diversity, Educational Policy
Mizzi, Robert C., Ed.; Rocco, Tonette S., Ed.; Shore, Sue, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2016
This groundbreaking book critiques the boundaries of where adult education takes place through a candid examination of teaching, learning, and working practices in the social periphery. Lives in this context are diverse and made through complex practices that take place in the shadows of formal systems: on streetscapes and farms, in vehicles and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Lifelong Learning, Sexuality, Occupations
US House of Representatives, 2017
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine strengthening accreditation to better protect students and taxpayers. Member statements were presented by: (1) Honorable Virginia Foxx, Chairwoman, Committee on Education and the Workforce; and (2) Honorable Robert C. Scott, Ranking Member, Committee on Education and the Workforce.…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Higher Education, Educational Quality, Accountability
Birch, Meghan, Comp.; West, Jacob, Comp. – Linguistic Society of America, 2019
In an effort to document demographic changes in the academic linguistics community, the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) has commissioned an annual report detailing information about job titles, students, degrees awarded, average salaries, and more. The report offers information about trends in student enrollment and employment by industry.…
Descriptors: Linguistics, Higher Education, Databases, Trend Analysis
Duckenfield, Marty, Ed. – National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), 2009
The "National Dropout Prevention Newsletter" is published quarterly by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Strategies for Success (Charles W. Hatch); (2) 2009 NDPN Crystal Star Winners; (3) Strategies for More Effective Instruction (Micki Gibson); (4) Some Thoughts on Teaching…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Teaching Methods, Dropout Prevention, Newsletters
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