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Pfleger, Ryan; Wiley, Kathryn – National Education Policy Center, 2012
The Colorado legislature has recently taken school discipline policies under review, pursuant to SB 11-133. To inform the discussion in Colorado as well as a national discussion about discipline, this report presents an analysis of the most complete set of Colorado discipline data. It adds to and reinforces existing studies, documenting some…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Disproportionate Representation, Discipline Policy, Behavior Standards
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Takeuchi, Stuart M. – 1974
The Anglo educator views the Asian American as the ideal student: hardworking and not causing trouble. The quiet, passive behavior of Asian American students, however, often signifies problems in verbalization needing attention. The verbal problems of the Asian American student can be viewed as the product of a cycle involving the Asian American…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Entrance Examinations, College Students, Communication Problems
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Holman, Don – Applied Language Learning, 2021
Whereas major research universities may accommodate programs of study in Arabic, Chinese, or Persian, regional universities and liberal arts colleges have struggled to adapt to a wider and more complex array of world languages and literatures in the 21st century. Many have been forced to choose between radically restructuring or closing programs…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Modern Languages, College Second Language Programs
Galuszka, Peter – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2010
Greybull is a small high school nestled among the graybrown buttes of northwestern Wyoming. As in five other states, juniors take the ACT test, not for college entry but to see how they perform and how curriculum might be improved. Principal Mark Fritz said that they do watch the scores and do make changes in the curriculum and that Wyoming has…
Descriptors: High Schools, Teaching Skills, High School Students, African American Students
Alire, Camila A. – American Libraries, 1997
Although libraries offer equal information access, they need to be proactive to reach minority populations. This article describes efforts in Colorado to provide improved library services to African-American, Asian American, Latino, and Native American minorities and mentoring programs for minority library science students. Includes a model ethnic…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Asian Americans, Blacks, Ethnic Groups
Kitzelman, Jacquie, Ed. – 1996
This resource guide recognizes that the arts provide a natural arena for teaching multicultural perspectives to students of all ages. The guide features the four most prevalent ethnic minorities in Colorado, African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and Native American, plus a section prepared by Colorado's state folklorists. The…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, American Indian Culture, American Indians, Art Education
Cassio, Charles J., Ed. – 1991
This Colorado resource guide is based on the premise that the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual art) provide a natural arena for teaching multiculturalism to students of all ages. The guide provides information to Colorado schools about printed, disc, video, and audio tape visual prints, as well as about individuals and organizations that…
Descriptors: American Indians, Art Education, Asian Americans, Blacks
MacKenzie, Stella; And Others – 1995
This publication, part of a continuing series, provides information on teachers and other school personnel with certification in the Colorado public school system. The fall 1994 average salary for the state's 34,894 public school teachers was $34,571, representing a 2.2% increase over the fall 1993 figure. In the same period, the national average…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Ethnic Groups
Lerner, Robert; Nagai, Althea K. – 1997
This study examines the extent to which racial preferences are used in Colorado's 12 public colleges and universities and attempts to determine how the elimination of racial preferences would affect enrollment patterns in these schools. It uses actual admissions data from the State Commission on Higher Education. Detailed analysis shows that all…
Descriptors: Admission (School), Affirmative Action, Asian American Students, Black Students
Colorado State Library, Denver. – 1993
The Committee on Library Services to Ethnic Populations of the Colorado Council on Library Development was charged with developing a comprehensive plan to address library services for the increasing ethnic/culturally diverse populations in the state of Colorado and with identifying possible funding sources to implement the plan. In addition, the…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks
Education Trust, Washington, DC. – 2003
This report compares Colorado's reading and mathematics performance on the most recent administrations of the state assessment with performance on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). To indicate how Colorado is doing in narrowing the academic achievement gap between African American, Latino, or low-income students and their…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Advanced Placement, Asian American Students, Black Students
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MacKenzie, Stella; Keith, Jo Ann – 1992
This report, prepared from information collected from Colorado's public school districts for 64 counties, provides information about public school students grades K through 12. In fall 1991, there were 593,030 students in Colorado's public schools, representing a substantial increase for the second consecutive year, and surpassing the state's…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Ethnic Groups
Brock, Thomas, Ed.; Slater, Doug, Ed. – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the highest unemployment that the U.S. has seen since the Great Depression, with particularly heavy job losses for Black, Hispanic, and Native American workers. In this set of studies commissioned by Lumina Foundation, the authors examine actions that states and community colleges can take to address the needs of…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Community Colleges, Academic Degrees, Adult Education
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MacKenzie, Stella; Keith, Jo Ann – 1992
Information is presented about public school teachers and other holders of certificates in Colorado in 1991. The average salary for the 33,093 public school teachers was $33,072, representing a 3.9% increase over the 1990 average salary. This marked the third consecutive year that the average teacher salary in Colorado was below the national…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Certification, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment
V. KunhiMohamed, Balkeese Binti – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study explored learning and teaching of online classes. Examining the relationship between undergraduate students' participation and their final grades in five selected courses in an online learning environment and exploring differences between the demographics characteristics of age, race, and gender to students' participation (total number…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Student Participation, Undergraduate Students, Age Differences
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