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Sleeter, Christine E.; Grant, Carl A. – Phi Delta Kappan, 1986
Provides numerous statistics on the unequal distribution of power and wealth among men, women, and minorities of the same educational levels. Argues for (1) the teaching of skills and content that will help students control their own destinies and (2) a cooperative social environment within each classroom. Appended are 13 references. (IW)
Descriptors: Blacks, Change Strategies, Course Content, Curriculum Development
Utah Children, Salt Lake City. – 2002
Recent growth in high technology and substantial entrepreneurial activity in Utah has resulted in an economic boom in different regions of the state. This boom has led to economic prosperity for many, but also economic decline for others, and subsequent increasing economic inequality throughout the state. This special KIDS COUNT report presents an…
Descriptors: Child Care, Children, Early Childhood Education, Economic Climate
Fifer, Molly E.; Krueger, Alan B. – Brookings Institution, The: Brown Center on Education Policy, 2006
Even in early grades, a large gap in skills exists between students from economically advantaged and disadvantaged families. Evidence suggests that a substantial share of this skills gap emerges during the summer months, when school is not in session. Children from disadvantaged families experience greater losses in skills during summer vacations…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Economically Disadvantaged, Mathematics Skills, Elementary School Students
Ross, J. David – New Directions for Institutional Advancement, 1981
Recognizing the various types of foundations (general purpose, special purpose, company sponsored, community, and family or independent) and their giving potential is essential for good fund raising. Giving patterns since 1955 by donor source groups and by field of activity give clues to solicitation approaches. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, Fund Raising, Grants, Grantsmanship
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Cambron-McCabe, Nelda; McCarthy, Martha M. – Educational Policy, 2005
Traditional leadership preparation programs and licensure requirements give only token consideration to social justice concerns. This article examines the emerging social justice discourse in the educational administration field and discusses several challenges that must be considered as universities and others attempt to prepare school leaders…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Educational Administration, Advocacy, Leadership Training
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Gardner, Philip D. – Journal of Cooperative Education, 1996
An overview of population trends, historic education patterns, and enrollment projections suggests a more diverse student population in cultural background and age, with different learning styles, values, and attitudes. The realities of the new economy mean that students will demand value for money in their education. (SK)
Descriptors: Attitudes, College Students, Educational Trends, Enrollment Projections
Sirotnik, Kenneth A. – 1981
Data from observations of 129 elementary, 362 junior, and 525 high school classes were analyzed to raise questions about classroom environment and classroom practices. Results gathered from four instruments are discussed: (1) physical environment inventory, which recorded classroom architectural arrangement, seating and grouping patterns,…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Conventional Instruction
California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor. – 1985
Designed to help those who plan and allocate resources for California's community colleges in evaluating future trends and identifying responsible policy directions, this report seeks to: (1) describe present and future trends and their variations within California; (2) determine the applications of those trends for community colleges; (3)…
Descriptors: College Planning, Community Colleges, Demography, Educational Change
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Peralta Community Coll. District, Oakland, CA. Office of Research, Planning and Development. – 1983
The transfer rates of students in the Peralta Community College District (PCCD) are examined in the context of statewide and local transfer and enrollment rates. After introductory material citing the low transfer rate of California community college (CCC) students to California State Univeristy or University of California Schools (i.e., 2.6% of…
Descriptors: College Role, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Enrollment Rate
Carnevale, Anthony Patrick – Training and Development Journal, 1986
The author discusses various aspects of training and development: formal job-related training and development, the behavioral/cognitive split in informal learning on the job, workplace training inside and out, costs and benefits of workplace learning, and forces accounting for growth and decline in the training and development function in…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Nonformal Education, On the Job Training, Retraining
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California State Univ., Long Beach. Office of the Chancellor. – 1990
This report presents a proposed budget for the California State University (CSU) system (1991-92) which concentrates on three critical needs: financing enrollment increases; staffing new facilities; and restitution of funds removed from the basic budget for 1990-91. The budget proposal represents $1.94 billion, 13.7 percent over 1990-91, on…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Budgets, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance
Singer, Martin – 1996
This report reviews development of Sino-Canadian academic relations over the past 25 years. It offers an overview of four periods of Sino-Canadian academic relations (1970-79, 1979-83, 1983-89, and 1989-95), and briefly describes a number of programs in six areas: (1) foreign trade and economic cooperation, (2) foreign affairs and international…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Canadian Studies, Colleges, Cooperative Programs
O'Dea, Colleen – 1987
This document reprints a series of articles appearing in the Parsippany, New Jersey, "Daily Record" on October 25-30, 1987 and November 9, 1987. The series stresses that the New Jersey special education system has vastly improved from what existed prior to the 1975 Education for All Handicapped Children Act, but that the system still…
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Disabilities, Educational Improvement, Educational Practices
Alabama State Commission on Higher Education, Montgomery. – 1996
This report presents recommendations for a Unified Higher Education Budget for Alabama for fiscal year 1997-98. The Alabama Commission on Higher Education presents two sets of funding recommendations for all higher education for fiscal year 1997-98. The first is a statement of the Commission's estimate of basic financial requirements to provide…
Descriptors: Budgets, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends
Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver. – 1994
This report presents the recommendations of the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) for $474.4 million in state-funded capital development needs and $461.4 million in non-state funded improvements from 1995-96 through 2004-05. These 272 projects are part of the Capital Improvements Program, which determines when new facilities are…
Descriptors: Capital Outlay (for Fixed Assets), Community Colleges, Construction Costs, Construction Needs
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