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Schwartz, Murray L. – Journal of Legal Education, 1982
Recent studies of the state of legal education and the practice of law are criticized, and legal education is found to be healthy. Practical and professional responsibility training is recommended for post-law school training rather than in the classical curriculum. (MSE)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Role, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Hope, Andrew – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2016
In recent years the proliferation, speed and reach of school-based surveillance devices has undergone what could be labelled as a revolution. Drawing upon Foucault's concept of biopower to explore the disciplining of bodies and the biopolitical management of populations, this paper examines "new" school surveillance technologies enabling…
Descriptors: School Security, Crime Prevention, Law Enforcement, Information Technology
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Patchin, Justin W.; Hinduja, Sameer – Prevention Researcher, 2012
While bullying historically has occurred within or in close proximity to the school, advances in communication technologies have allowed would-be bullies to extend their reach. Cyberbullying--as it is termed--has become a significant concern among adolescents and adults alike. As a result, parents, school professionals, law enforcement, and youth…
Descriptors: Prevention, Best Practices, Proximity, Internet
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Gagnon, Michel – Physics Teacher, 2012
Introduced to study components of ionized gas, the mass spectrometer has evolved into a highly accurate device now used in many undergraduate and research laboratories. Unfortunately, despite their importance in the formation of future scientists, mass spectrometers remain beyond the financial reach of many high schools and colleges. As a result,…
Descriptors: Simulation, Science Laboratories, Computer Software, Spectroscopy
Medler, Alex – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2016
With the federal government increasingly ceding authority to states in a revamped Every Student Succeeds Act, many states are looking for new ways to positively influence local work and take on greater leadership. States can--and should--play a more active role in fostering collaboration efforts if they are serious about ensuring quality public…
Descriptors: State Government, Government Role, Partnerships in Education, School Districts
McMaster, Christopher, Ed.; Whitburn, Benjamin, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
"Disability and the University: A Disabled Students' Manifesto" is a guide to what students with disabilities need to know about attending university, as well as to the essentials universities should provide for these students. Each chapter presents a benchmark for students to follow as they travel through the institution, and lays clear…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, College Students, Student Needs, Educational Change
Wan, Yinmei; Ludwig, Meredith J.; Boyle, Andrea – American Institutes for Research, 2018
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes a wide variety of ways for educators to support student success--including programs and funding streams that can be used to support arts education. To access the funding, education agencies must show evidence for how their proposed program can support or improve student outcomes. It can be difficult…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Evidence Based Practice
Gonzalez, Maria – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative, phenomenological case study was designed to illuminate the perceptions and experiences of eight undocumented community college students navigating the California public higher education systems with the aim of identifying factors associated with college persistence. These factors fall into three categories: financial, academic,…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Correlation, Academic Persistence, Undocumented Immigrants
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Zappen, James P. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2012
Traditional rhetoric attempts to find the available means of persuasion in public assemblies, law courts and ceremonials and is grounded in cultural values and beliefs. Traditional rhetoric supports the development of social communities and posits education as a primary means of maintaining these communities. In contrast, contemporary alternatives…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Values, Rhetoric, Rhetorical Theory
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Peterson, Paul E.; Kaplan, Peter – Education Next, 2013
Only 35 percent of U.S. 8th graders were identified as proficient in math by the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). According to the most recent calculations available, the United States stands at the 32nd rank in math among nations in the industrialized world. In reading, the U.S. ranks 17th in the world (see "Are U.S.…
Descriptors: State Standards, National Standards, Comparative Analysis, Trend Analysis
Nagel, Paul – Geography Teacher, 2016
While the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) celebrated its 100th anniversary in August 2014 in Washington, DC, the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2020 in Washington, DC. The mission of NCSS is to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators; NCSS is…
Descriptors: National Organizations, Social Studies, Geography Instruction, Teacher Associations
Carta, Judith J., Ed.; Young, Robin Miller, Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2019
Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) is a framework for delivering effective and efficient services and supports to meet the needs of all young children and their families so they can achieve essential developmental and early academic learning outcomes. With this evidence-based planning book and video set, you'll discover how to design,…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Young Children, Preschool Education, Readiness
National Assembly on School-Based Health Care, 2008
School-based health centers (SBHCs) are considered one of the most effective strategies for delivering preventive care, including reproductive and mental health care services, to adolescents--a population long considered difficult to reach. National Assembly on School-Based Health Care (NASBHC) recommends practices and policies to assure…
Descriptors: Adolescents, School Health Services, Child Health, Confidentiality
Matthews, Hannah – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2011
The Race to The Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) is designed to improve the quality of early learning and development and close the achievement gap for children with high needs. The Departments of Education and Health and Human Services define high needs to include children who are English learners, often referred to as English Language…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Individual Characteristics, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Culturally Relevant Education
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Quale, Andreas – Physics Education, 2012
In the teaching of physics at upper secondary school level (K10-K12), the students are generally taught to solve problems analytically, i.e. using the dynamics describing a system (typically in the form of differential equations) to compute its evolution in time, e.g. the motion of a body along a straight line or in a plane. This reduces the scope…
Descriptors: Physics, Spreadsheets, Teaching Methods, Equations (Mathematics)
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