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Maguth, Brad M.; Yang, Huiyong – Journal of International Social Studies, 2019
Existing research in global and social studies education has focused on methods, tools, and instruments to impart dispositions and skills for global learning, with little research pertaining to key global content knowledge. In this manuscript, the authors consider the use of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a prospective global…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Sustainable Development, Objectives, Social Studies
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Rubaii, Nadia; Appe, Susan; Lippez-De Castro, Sebastian – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
Despite repeated calls to temper the bureaucratic ethos and its associated process-oriented pathologies with more of a democratic ethos grounded in normative values and the public interest, the practice, research, and teaching of public administration continues to largely perpetuate the former. In this paper we build upon the work of Camila…
Descriptors: Public Affairs Education, Prevention, World Problems, Death
Wheelus, Angela – ProQuest LLC, 2019
In 2012, more than five percent of all postsecondary students were veterans or currently serving in the military, and 43% attended a public 2-year institution (Ahern, Foster, & Head, 2012). The Collegiate Veteran Affairs Program, at a public 2-year college in the southeastern part of the United States, serves as the point of contact for…
Descriptors: College Students, Veterans, Veterans Education, Program Evaluation
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Briggs, Peter; Ammigan, Ravichandran – Journal of International Students, 2017
Increasing international student enrollment has been a key priority for many institutions of higher education in the United States. Such recruitment efforts, however, are often carried out without much consideration for providing sufficient support services to these students once they arrive to campus. This article proposes a model for structuring…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Foreign Students, College Students, Student Recruitment
Sanchez, Gema E. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Although there is no federal mandate that prohibits unauthorized students from enrolling in postsecondary institutions in the United States, the rising cost of attendance and inconsistent admissions policies have served as barriers for unauthorized students (Gonzalez, 2007, 2009; Perez, 2010). For this reason, states with large concentrations of…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, State Legislation
Qu, Huijuan – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The variety of international students increases the diversity and complexity of higher education in the United States, known by the feature of multiculturalism (Chow, 2014). The benefits and challenges from this trend are too valuable to be neglected. In terms of benefits, international students gain the chance to have advanced Western higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Learner Engagement, Student Attitudes
Duffield, Barbara – School Business Affairs, 2013
This article discusses educational challenges for homeless children and explains how districts can and must meet their needs. According to the U.S. Department of Education Federal Data Collection, 1,065,794 homeless children and youth were enrolled in public schools for the school year 2010-2011, the highest number on record. After listing…
Descriptors: Youth Problems, Youth Opportunities, Homeless People, Federal Legislation
US Congress, 2017
The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 is an act to amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. The Act includes the following titles: (1) Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program; (2) Other Educational Assistance…
Descriptors: Veterans Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Veterans
National Academies Press, 2016
Research universities are critical contributors to our national research enterprise. They are the principal source of a world-class labor force and fundamental discoveries that enhance our lives and the lives of others around the world. These institutions help to create an educated citizenry capable of making informed and crucial choices as…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Federal Regulation, Productivity, Federal Aid
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Warrington, Jacinta – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2017
Haskell Indian Nations University opened 133 years ago, on September 17, 1884, as the U.S. Training and Industrial School--one of three original tribal boarding schools funded by the United States Congress. Three years later the school changed its name to Haskell Institute in honor of Chase Dudley Haskell, a U.S. representative from the Second…
Descriptors: Tribes, American Indian Education, Tribally Controlled Education, United States History
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Gildersleeve, Ryan Evely; Rumann, Corey; Mondragon, Rodolfo – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
Families migrate to the United States for opportunity. Whether they leave extreme poverty or violence or reunite with relatives who made the move before them, immigrants seek opportunity. Sometimes circumstances force families to make tough decisions. Sometimes circumstances and tough decisions manifest in families entering the United States…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undocumented Immigrants, Immigration, Educational Opportunities
US Senate, 2017
This hearing is the 11th in a series of hearings to inform the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions about the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The focus is on campus sexual assault--a topic of profound importance. Too many students are being assaulted on the Nation's college campuses. According to current research, an…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Rape, Violence, Crime
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Snow Andrade, Maureen; Evans, Norman W.; Hartshorn, K. James – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2014
Higher education institutions in English-speaking nations host significant populations of non-native English speakers (NNES), both international and resident. English language proficiency is a critical factor to their success. This study reviews higher education practices in the United States related to this population. Findings indicate…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, English Language Learners, English (Second Language)
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Gildersleeve, Ryan Evely; Ranero, Jessica J. – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
Undocumented students come to college from some of society's most vulnerable circumstances. Often their precollege experiences are marked by racism and poverty. These dehumanizing forces most often are contributors to and re-created by substandard schooling conditions. Furthermore, the labor contexts in which many undocumented families find…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Immigration, Undocumented Immigrants, Student Personnel Services
Bass, Elizabeth – Congressional Budget Office, 2019
Beginning August 1, 2009, the Post-9/11 GI Bill extended educational benefits to service members who were on active duty in the military on or after September 11, 2001. This GI Bill (officially the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008), the latest version of a law that helps veterans pay for higher education, provides more…
Descriptors: Veterans, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Student Financial Aid
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