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Rodkey, Justin B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education (The United States Department of Justice, n.d.). Although Title IX was enacted over 45 years ago, college athletic departments remain non-compliant with the law (U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 2016; Women's Law…
Descriptors: College Athletics, College Administration, Administrator Attitudes, College Faculty
Witwer, Dianne – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this multiple case study described and compared practices utilized to implement the School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS) approach at 3 purposely selected Central California elementary school sites. More specifically, this study described and compared: (a) school practices for defining and teaching school rules/expectations;…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Positive Behavior Supports, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Students
Tate, William F., IV, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2012
"Research on Schools, Neighborhoods, and Communities: Toward Civic Responsibility" focuses on research and theoretical developments related to the role of geography in education, human development, and health. William F. Tate IV, the Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Neighborhoods, Suburban Schools, Educational Research
Chauncey, Caroline T., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2010
Organized around the four key areas outlined in the U. S. Department of Education's Race to the Top program, this volume presents a collection of seminal articles on standards and assessment; using data to improve learning; recruiting and retaining great teachers and leaders; and turning around failing schools. Following a foreword by Robert B.…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Mentors, Academic Achievement, Educational Change
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Wicklein, Robert C. – Technology Teacher, 2005
Appropriate Technology (AT) concepts have been discussed throughout this past century by notable leaders and scholars such as Mohandas Gandhi and Julius Nyerere; however, the undisputed founder of the AT movement was E. F. Schumacher, a British economist who worked extensively in India and Burma during the 1950s and 60s. Schumacher encapsulated…
Descriptors: Appropriate Technology, Technology Education, Technological Literacy, Curriculum Design
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McCollum, Starla; Elliott, Steven M.; Burke, Michelle M.; Civalier, Aimee; Pruitt, Wayne; Palmer, Scott – Teaching Elementary Physical Education, 2005
Physical Education for Progress grants, otherwise known as PEP grants, are part of the Carol M. White Physical Education Program administered by the federal government. PEP grants are available to local educational agencies and community-based organizations to initiate, expand, or improve physical education programs, including after-school…
Descriptors: Physical Education, State Standards, Grants, School Districts
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. – 1974
The General Accounting Office (GAO) reviewed supply and demand conditions for elementary and secondary school teachers as well as federal assistance programs affecting teacher supply. Surveys over the past four years indicate that federal action has helped to alleviate the previous teacher shortage and may have contributed to the present surplus…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Secondary School Teachers
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. – 1998
This publication provides the salary schedules for school personnel in North Carolina. Section A, "General Provisions," provides definitions for licensed and certified personnel, administrators, educators, position, pay level, schedule, regular work, and school. This section also includes information on sources of funds. Section B,…
Descriptors: Compensation (Remuneration), Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools
Bystrom, Valerie, Ed.; Kempen, Laurie, Ed. – Seattle Central Questions, 2001
The aim of this newsletter, published twice a year by the office of Institutional Planning and Research at Seattle Central Community College (Washington), is to help Seattle Central faculty and staff gain access to the institutional data they need, and to help them link and integrate their various planning and assessment activities without…
Descriptors: Career Planning, College Curriculum, College Mathematics, Community Colleges