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Derthick, Martha; Rotherham, Andy – Education Next, 2012
President Obama sparked much debate in Washington with his plan to grant states waivers from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), conditional on their willingness to embrace certain reform proposals sketched out in the administration's March 2010 proposal, "A Blueprint for Reform: The Reauthorization of the Elementary and…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Presidents, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Kalin, Jana, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Niemczyk, Ewelina, Ed.; Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2017
This volume contains selected papers submitted to the 15th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in June 2017 in Borovets, Bulgaria, and papers submitted to the 5th International Partner Conference of the International Research Centre (IRC) "Scientific Cooperation," Rostov-on-Don,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conference Papers, Comparative Education, International Studies
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Kalin, Jana, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Niemczyk, Ewelina, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2016
Papers from the proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society was submitted in two volumes. Volume 1 contains papers submitted at the conference held in Sofia, Bulgaria, June 14-17, 2016. Volume 2 contains papers submitted at the 4th International Partner Conference of the International Research Centre…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Conferences (Gatherings), Comparative Education, Educational History
Hechinger, Fred M. – Saturday Review/World, 1974
Article considered the Supreme Court case involving Marco DeFunis, Jr., a student attempting to gain admission to law school, and the discriminatory attitudes of law school admissions officers contrasted with the legal opinion of Justice William O. Douglas. (RK)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Educational Policy, Racial Factors, Racial Segregation
Smrekar, Claire E., Ed.; Goldring, Ellen B., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2009
"From the Courtroom to the Classroom" examines recent developments pertaining to school desegregation in the United States. As the editors note, it comes at a time marked by a "general downplaying of race and ethnicity as criteria for the allocation of public resources, as well as a weakening of the political forces that support…
Descriptors: Busing, Race, Public Schools, Neighborhood Schools
Sindler, Allan P. – 1978
The public policy and legal issues surrounding preferential admissions of minorities in higher education and the politics and human drama of the controversy are reviewed and analyzed in this book. Focus is on the court cases of Marco DeFunis against the University of Washington law school and Allan Bakke against the University of California…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Admission Criteria, College Admission
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Ermenc, Klara Skubic, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Niemczyk, Ewelina, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2015
The Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society is now running in its thirteenth year. From its modest beginnings thirteen years ago, to its impressive size today, a tradition has been the production of a conference book, consistently launched on the first day of the conference each year. This year, Volume 13 of…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Social Justice, Accountability, Comparative Education
Barksdale, Milton Kendall – 1977
In some respects, "discrimination'' is at the heart of the college admission process, and in the selection of students for graduate or professional programs, the application of admittance criteria becomes a matter with potential moral and legal ramifications. The practice of setting aside specific places for less-prepared applicants…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, Affirmative Action, Constitutional Law
Baptista Nunes, Miguel, Ed.; McPherson, Maggie, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference e-Learning 2014, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society and is part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (Lisbon, Portugal July 15-19, 2014). The e-Learning 2014 conference aims to address the…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
O'Neil, Robert M. – 1975
This book deals with the lawsuit Marco De Funis filed against the University of Washington which brought about the first court decision bearing on the issue of the legality of preferential admission of minority students to American universities. Background of the problem of reverse discrimination is given in a historical review of the events that…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Court Litigation, Educational Discrimination, Educational Policy
Palomar Coll., San Marcos, CA. – 1990
The governance structure of Palomar College (PC) in San Marcos, California, is defined in the plan described in this document. Introductory material indicates that the plan was designed to provide appropriate representation for each of PC's constituent groups, delineate committee responsibilities and reporting relationships, establish the…
Descriptors: College Planning, Committees, Community Colleges, Governance