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Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), 2014
Preparing the next generation of Americans to engage in their communities civically and politically is a shared responsibility. Although civic education takes place every day in homes and community centers, our nation's K-12 schools are in a unique position to nurture and reinforce the civic development of all young people. States influence their…
Descriptors: Civics, Citizenship Education, Elementary Secondary Education, High Stakes Tests
Fong, Kelley; Visher, Mary G. – MDRC, 2013
For the past decade, MDRC has evaluated a number of interventions designed to improve the outcomes of community college students, including enhanced counseling, learning communities, and financial incentives. Encouragingly, many of these strategies have produced positive effects, affirming that changes in institutional practices and policies can…
Descriptors: Developmental Programs, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Community Colleges, College Programs
Fong, Kelley; Visher, Mary G. – MDRC, 2013
For the past decade, MDRC has evaluated a number of interventions designed to improve the outcomes of community college students, including enhanced counseling, learning communities, and financial incentives. Encouragingly, many of these strategies have produced positive effects, affirming that changes in institutional practices and policies can…
Descriptors: Intervention, Developmental Programs, Mathematics Curriculum, Curriculum Design
Kotamraju, Pradeep; Richards, Amanda; Wun, Jolene; Klein, Steven G. – National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, 2010
This project assesses the feasibility of creating a voluntary, nationwide data dictionary that can be used to standardize the reporting of postsecondary accountability reporting requirements for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (otherwise known as Perkins IV). Variables, field codes, and programming instructions,…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Profiles, Data Collection, Accountability
Duckworth, Rod – Florida Department of Education, 2018
The Adult High School (AHS) program enables an adult student, to complete the required courses and state assessments to earn a standard high school diploma. Course requirements in adult high school programs are designed in accordance with core content standards. A program of instruction for both traditional and co-enrolled AHS students shall be…
Descriptors: Technical Assistance, Adult Education, High School Equivalency Programs, Annual Reports
Florida Department of Education, 2018
This technical assistance paper provides policy and guidance to individuals with test administration responsibilities in adult education programs. Rule 6A-6.014, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), titled, General Requirements for Adult General Education Programs, requires all adult education programs to report all student measurable educational…
Descriptors: Adult Education, State Policy, Educational Assessment, Program Evaluation
Florida Department of Education, 2017
The Adult High School (AHS) program enables an adult no longer enrolled in public high school to complete the required courses and state assessments to earn a standard high school diploma. Course requirements are in accordance with standards established by the state. A program of instruction for both traditional and co-enrolled AHS students shall…
Descriptors: Technical Assistance, Adult Education, High School Equivalency Programs, Annual Reports
Florida Department of Education, 2016
The Adult High School (AHS) program enables an adult no longer enrolled in public high school to complete the required courses and state assessments to earn a standard high school diploma. Course requirements are in accordance with standards established by the state. A program of instruction for both traditional and co-enrolled AHS students shall…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Technical Assistance, Adult Education, High School Equivalency Programs
Fulton, Mary; Gianneschi, Matt; Blanco, Cheryl; DeMaria, Paolo – Education Commission of the States, 2014
The Developmental Strategies for College Readiness and Success Resource Guide was produced by the Education Commission of the States and the Southern Regional Education Board for the "Countdown to 2015: Developmental Strategies to Advance Readiness in the Common Core Era" convening held April 21-23, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Success, Developmental Studies Programs, Guides
Beaver, Jessica K.; Reumann-Moore, Rebecca – Research For Action, 2014
As of the writing of this report, the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are being implemented in 45 states and the District of Columbia. Approaches to implementing the standards, however, are highly varied. For the past 3 years, Research For Action (RFA) has been tracking how one approach to implementing the literacy standards--the Literacy…
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, Alignment (Education), Best Practices
Beech, Marty – Florida Department of Education, 2010
This document updates "Accommodations: Assisting Students with Disabilities. A Guide for Educators," published by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) in 2003. This document is written to assist school district personnel and parents when making decisions about the use of accommodations by students with disabilities in instructional…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Disabilities, Testing Accommodations, State Standards
Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), 2014
In a recent report entitled "All Together Now: Collaboration and Innovation for Youth Engagement,": the Commission on Youth Voting & Civic Knowledge concluded that civic education is a shared responsibility of schools and other institutions. Data suggests, however, that more work is required to provide all young people with the…
Descriptors: Civics, Citizenship Education, Elementary Secondary Education, High Stakes Tests
Butzin, Sarah M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2004
Who says learning always has to be drudgery? Sarah Butzin, the founder of the Institute for School Innovation, proposes "triangulated learning" as a way to give children time to play and develop, even as they pursue high standards. Triangulation is a metaphor for strength. A triangulated learning system taps the power of three to meet…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Reading Instruction
Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2008
This guide is based on findings of a year-long study undertaken by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to evaluate Institute-sponsored programs for youth aged 9-19 between 1998 and 2003, and discussion with the IMLS Youth Action Committee and practitioners about the kind of information needed for planning and implementing effective…
Descriptors: Community Development, Youth Programs, Informal Education, Museums
Miller, Greg, Ed. – 2000
These proceedings contain 48 presentations and 15 poster abstracts. Papers include "Computer Tasks Required in Selected Undergraduate Agriculture Courses" (Johnson, Ferguson, Vokinnns, Lester); "College of Agriculture Faculty Perceptions of Electronic Technologies in Teaching" (Dooley, Murphy); "Steering Through Turbulent…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences
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