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Office of English Language Acquisition, US Department of Education, 2013
This is the fourth biennial report to Congress on the implementation of the "Elementary and Secondary Education Act's" Title III State Formula Grant Program (also known as the English Language Acquisition State Grants Program). This report provides information reported by states to the U.S. Department of Education regarding services…
Descriptors: State Aid, Grants, Limited English Speaking, Language Proficiency
Barnett, W. Steven; Epstein, Dale J.; Carolan, Megan E.; Fitzgerald, Jen; Ackerman, Debra J.; Friedman, Allison H. – National Institute for Early Education Research, 2010
The "2010 State Preschool Yearbook" is the eighth in a series of annual reports profiling state-funded prekindergarten programs in the United States. This latest Yearbook presents data on state-funded prekindergarten during the 2009-2010 school year. The first report in this series focused on programs for the 2001-2002 school year and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Preschool Evaluation, Yearbooks
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Glander, Mark – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
This documentation is for the provisional version 2a file of the National Center for Education Statistics' (NCES) Common Core of Data (CCD) Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey for School Year (SY) 2013-14. It contains a brief description of the data collection, along with information required to understand and access the data file.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, School Surveys, State Departments of Education, Public Schools
Barnett, W. Steven; Carolan, Megan E.; Fitzgerald, Jen; Squires, James H. – National Institute for Early Education Research, 2011
The "2011 State Preschool Yearbook" is the newest edition of our annual report profiling state-funded prekindergarten programs in the United States. This latest "Yearbook" presents data on state-funded prekindergarten during the 2010-2011 school year as well as documenting a decade of progress since the first…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Preschool Evaluation, Yearbooks
Barnett, W. Steven; Epstein, Dale J.; Friedman, Allison H.; Sansanelli, Rachel A.; Hustedt, Jason T. – National Institute for Early Education Research, 2009
The "2009 State Preschool Yearbook" is the seventh in a series of annual reports profiling state-funded prekindergarten programs in the United States. This latest Yearbook presents data on state-funded prekindergarten during the 2008-2009 school year. The first report in this series focused on programs for the 2001-2002 school year and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Preschool Evaluation, Yearbooks
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Roschelle, Jeremy; Bakia, Marianne; Toyama, Yukie; Patton, Charles – Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2011
Linking research to a compelling societal interest can build financial commitments to research, bring increased attention to findings, and grow support for scaling up impacts. Among many compelling societal interests that learning scientists can cite--such as increasing the quality of life, preparing citizens to make decisions in a complex world,…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Relationship, Economic Progress, Quality of Life
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Hill, Heather C. – Future of Children, 2007
The U.S. educational system invests heavily, in both time and money, in continuing education for teachers. In this article Heather Hill examines the effectiveness of two forms of teacher learning--graduate coursework and professional development. She focuses first on graduate education. Almost half of all teachers have a master's degree. Many…
Descriptors: Salaries, Graduate Study, Continuing Education, Program Effectiveness
Losen, Daniel J.; Gillespie, Jonathan – Civil Rights Project / Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2012
Well over three million children, K-12, are estimated to have lost instructional "seat time" in 2009-2010 because they were suspended from school, often with no guarantee of adult supervision outside the school. That's about the number of children it would take to fill every seat in every major league baseball park and every NFL stadium…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Suspension, Expulsion, Educational Indicators
Kuwan, Helmut; Larsson, Ann-Charlotte – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2008
Policy interest in international surveys on Adult Learning (AL) has increased strongly. AL survey data are used as benchmarks for a country's educational system. However, results of key indicators like participation in learning activities often vary remarkably between different data sources. Stating that these differences are due to varying…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Learning Activities, Adult Learning, Learning Modules
Parrish, Betsy; Johnson, Kimberly – Center for Adult English Language Acquisition, 2010
It has been estimated that of the nearly two million immigrants who enter the United States every year, nearly half have limited access to citizenship, job training, other postsecondary education, and jobs due to low literacy levels, limited formal schooling, and limited English language skills. Adult education programs serving this population can…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Second Language Learning, Adult Education
Law School Survey of Student Engagement, 2011
The Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE) focuses on activities that affect learning in law school. This year's results show how law students spend their time, what they think about their experience in law school, and guide schools in their efforts to improve engagement and learning. The selected results are based on responses from more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Legal Education (Professions), Law Students
Walpole, MaryBeth; Noeth, Richard J. – ACT, Inc., 2002
Efforts focused on improving quality processes based upon the Malcolm Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence may hold promise for fundamentally improving K-12 education. This policy report examines the information available on improving school quality through implementation of the Baldrige criteria. It provides a snapshot of what…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Total Quality Management, Criteria, Researchers
Saueressig-Schreuder, Yda – 1983
The importance of restructuring the discipline of geography and enhancing its role in the precollege curriculum as part of a global approach to education is emphasized in this paper. International education is seen as an essential part of high school and college education in an increasingly interdependent world. The oil crisis, the world economic…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Comparative Education, Developed Nations, Educational History