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Bailey, Thomas; Jaggars, Shanna Smith; Jenkins, Davis – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2015
A growing number of community colleges and four-year universities are seeking to improve student outcomes by redesigning academic programs and student support services following the guided pathways approach. These institutions are mapping out highly structured, educationally coherent program pathways for students to follow by starting with the end…
Descriptors: Case Studies, State Colleges, Student Attrition, College Students
Howard, Patricia – Florida Center for Reading Research, 2005
Anyone who has worked as a teacher or principal in an elementary school understands the value of reliable and valid assessments of early reading progress. In order to implement an effective reading program, schools should have a coordinated plan for using screening, progress monitoring, diagnostics and outcome measures to guide instruction and to…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Early Reading, Program Evaluation, Management Systems
Council of Chief State School Officers, 2012
Few questions in public education discourse benefit as much from research-based evidence as the question of class size--the pursuit of the ideal number of students that should be co-located for any particular period of instruction. But for policymakers, research on class size can be an embarrassment of riches, and much of the research appears to…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Educational Change, Class Size, Public Education
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
Brevard Community Coll., Cocoa, FL. – 1985
A 310 Special Demonstration Project was conducted in Florida to create a model of competency-based adult education (CBAE) based on the programs currently in existence. This manual, which was produced through the project, presents an overview of CBAE and explains in detail how to operate a CBAE program. The manual is organized in 11 sections. The…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs
DeJong, William; Stewart, Carolyn – 1980
This manual describes Project CREST (Clinical Regional Support Teams), a community project established in Gainesville, Florida, to supplement State probation services by providing professional counseling to delinquent youth. The project uses a dual treatment approach in which, on the one hand, probation officers impose restrictions, while on the…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Cooperative Programs, Counseling Services, Delinquency
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Applied Tech., Adult, and Community Education. – 1998
This booklet provides an overview of the youth apprenticeship program in Florida. The 12 sections cover the following topics: (1) "why" youth apprenticeship; (2) goals and objectives of youth apprenticeship in Florida; (3) characteristics of youth apprenticeship; (4) how youth apprenticeship differs from other work-based learning…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Building Trades, Education Work Relationship, Educational Planning
Kellogg, Larry James – 1980
A community volunteer program was developed for Miami Southridge Adult Education Center in Dade County, Florida. The program was designed to serve a variety of needs, including providing remedial training for students preparing to take the General Educational Development examination, providing supervisory and tutorial services for the children of…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs
Florida Dept. of State, Tallahassee. Div. of Library and Information Services. – 1993
This manual is a compilation, update, and rejuvenation of 10 of the previous themes from Florida's Summer Library Program, published to commemorate the 25th year of summer library programs in the state. The program is designed primarily for school age children, aged 6 through 12 years, to encourage library use for leisure and continued learning…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Children, Childrens Libraries
Pfeiffer, Jay J. – 1994
Florida's Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) is a statewide system linking the administrative databases of certain state and federal agencies to collect follow-up data on former students or program participants. The databases that are collected include those of the Florida Department of Corrections; Florida Department of…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Databases, Employment Patterns
Woodley, Cynthia D.; And Others – 1992
This guide is designed to provide information about successful administrative and instructional practices and the models used to integrate academic and vocational education in Florida schools. It is divided into seven chapters, including a summary and conclusions section. The first chapter discusses various Florida initiatives. Outlined next are…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Administrator Role, Articulation (Education), Change Strategies
Gardner, Daniel L.; And Others – 1981
Designed for use by those who intend to improve the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA)-adult education linkage through staff development activities, this guide includes a description of CETA purposes, adult education programs, educational linkages, staff development considerations, and support material. The CETA-adult education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Articulation (Education), Coordination, Educational Cooperation