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Best, Jane; Cohen, Courtney – Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL), 2013
This policy brief outlines the Common Core implementation plans for 15 states, including the professional development and resources/tools--such as instructional materials, toolkits, frameworks, crosswalks, and curriculum guides--that each state is providing. The authors suggest that supplemental resources like McREL's Common Core…
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, Educational Objectives, Instructional Materials
Brown, Catherine; Boser, Ulrich; Sargrad, Scott; Marchitello, Max – Center for American Progress, 2016
In December 2015, President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which replaced No Child Left Behind (NCLB), as the nation's major law governing public schools. ESSA retains the requirement that states test all students in reading and math in grades three through eight and once in high school, as well as the requirement that…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Alignment (Education)
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Mokher, Christine G.; Barnett, Elisabeth; Leeds, Daniel M.; Harris, Julie C. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
There is nationwide concern about the number of high-school students who graduate unprepared to take college-level courses and students' lack of awareness of their college readiness. According to the Center for Community College Student Engagement (2016), 86 percent of community college students thought they were prepared academically for college,…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Educational Change, State Policy, High School 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
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services. – 1990
This program guide identifies particular considerations in the organization, operation, and evaluation of diversified cooperative training programs. Contents include information on the following: program content and structure, including program philosophy, program goals, and coordinator's responsibility; a curriculum framework that details major…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Competence
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services. – 1989
This program guide is intended for the implementation of a hospitality management program in Florida secondary and postsecondary schools. The program guide describes the program content and structure, provides a program description, describes jobs under the program, and includes a curriculum framework and student performance standards for…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives, Career Development, Check Lists
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services. – 1989
This program guide is intended for the implementation of a floriculture program in Florida secondary and postsecondary schools. The program guide describes the program content and structure, provides a program description, describes jobs under the program, and includes a curriculum framework and student performance standards for floriculture…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives, Career Development, Check Lists
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services. – 1989
This program guide is intended for the implementation of a business ownership and entrepreneurship program in Florida secondary and postsecondary schools. The program guide describes the program content and structure, provides a program description, lists job titles under the program, and includes a curriculum framework and student performance…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Career Development
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services. – 1989
This vocational program guide is intended to assist local administrators, regional coordinating councils, teachers, and others throughout Florida in offering a financial records clerk program. The following topics are covered: program content and structure (program description, job titles and descriptions, content, standards for program courses,…
Descriptors: Accounting, Behavioral Objectives, Clerical Occupations, Community Colleges
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Lumsden, Jill A. – New Directions for Student Services, 2007
The Florida State University's e-portfolio program, FSU Career Portfolio (Lumsden and others, 2001), is a student-managed portfolio system that students and alumni can use to reflect on and integrate their learning experiences and document and showcase their skills and accomplishments (Reardon, Lumsden, and Meyer, 2005). Not only has this program…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Portfolio Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Computer Mediated Communication
Finley, Amy, Comp.; Scott, Darryl, Comp. – 1995
A core component of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act, work-based learning refers to programs that provide students with exposure to or actual experiences in workplaces. Typical work-based learning programs include youth apprenticeship, internship, job shadowing, cooperative education, and mentoring. This document contains reprints of seven…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Bibliographies, Career Development, Career Education
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services. – 1989
This vocational program guide is intended to assist local administrators, regional coordinating councils, teachers, and others throughout Florida in offering vocational education training in fire fighting. The following topics are covered: program content and structure (occupational description, state certification requirements, certificate…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, Competency Based Education, Educational Facilities
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
University of South Florida, Tampa. Dept. of Adult and Vocational Education. – 1991
This vocational program guide is intended to assist in the organization, operation, and evaluation of a program in electromechanical technology in school districts, area vocational centers, and community colleges. The following topics are covered: job duties of electromechanical technicians; program content (curriculum framework and student…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Educational Equipment, Educational Facilities
University of South Florida, Tampa. Dept. of Adult and Vocational Education. – 1991
This vocational program guide is intended to assist in the organization, operation, and evaluation of a program in industrial electronics in school districts, area vocational centers, and community colleges. The following topics are covered: program content (curriculum framework and student performance standards); program implementation (student…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Cooperative Education
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