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Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2014
The Southern Regional Education Board's (SREB) College and Career Counseling Training Initiative works to increase the knowledge and skills of counselors who advise students on their postsecondary aspirations. Membership in the initiative provides access to Strategies in College and Career Counseling, a series of online training modules that can…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Career Counseling, Academic Advising, College Bound Students
Bay-Williams, Jennifer M.; Bush, Sarah B.; Peters, Susan A.; McGatha, Maggie B. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2015
To succeed in college, career, and life, students need to become financially literate. But understanding the basics of a long-term investment or a short-term loan is not enough without the math skills to make financially sound choices. In the already full curriculum of middle schools today, how can teachers find room to include financial literacy?…
Descriptors: Money Management, Middle School Students, Teaching Methods, Mathematical Concepts
Holzman, Brian – Houston Education Research Consortium, 2020
Motivated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's (THECB) "60Ă—30TX" strategic plan for ensuring 60 percent of Texans ages 25-34 complete a postsecondary credential by 2030, this project examined the path to and through college and into the workforce for students in the Houston area and state of Texas. Strong academic supports…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Postsecondary Education, College Attendance
California Community Colleges, Chancellor's Office, 2014
California's education system--the largest in the United States--is an essential resource for ensuring strong economic growth in the state. The Career Technical Education Pathways Initiative (the Initiative) became law in 2005 with Senate Bills 70 and 1133 and provided more than $380 million over eight years to improve career technical education…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Vocational Education, College Programs, Two Year College Students
Afterschool Alliance, 2013
Over the last decade, high school dropout rates have declined to single digits nationally. However, the U.S. only ranks 22nd in high school graduation rates and 14th in college attainment among industrialized countries. Furthermore, graduation gaps persist among students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds and minority racial groups. Reducing…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, After School Programs, Program Effectiveness, At Risk Students
Johnson, L.; Levine, A.; Smith, R.; Smythe, T. – New Media Consortium, 2009
The Horizon Report series is the product of the New Media Consortium's Horizon Project, an ongoing research project that seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, research, or creative expression within education around the globe. This volume, the "Horizon Report: 2009 K-12…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Creativity, Learning Processes
National Assessment Governing Board, 2008
This document sets forth the design of a test of reading comprehension. The exam requires students to read passages of written English text--either literary or informational--and to answer questions about what they have read. In some cases, the questions deal with facts in the text or vocabulary. In other cases, a complete answer requires a clear…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Materials, Federal Legislation, State Standards
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1927
This bulletin focuses on these topics: (1) Higher education; (2) Some recent movements in city school systems; (3) Constructive tendencies in rural education; (4) Medical education; (5) The progress of dental education; (6) Recent progress in legal education; (7) Art education in the United States; (8) Industrial education; (9) Agricultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Land Grant Universities, Special Education, Average Daily Attendance
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1908
Volume I begins with the Commissioner of Education's introduction of the 1908 report. Chapter I is on current topics and discusses education relations, including professor, teacher and student exchanges. International congresses are discussed, including the first international congress of mothers, parents' national education union, universal…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Relationship, Conferences (Gatherings), Mothers
Delgado, Jane – College Board, 2005
SpringBoard is a comprehensive instructional program in English language arts and mathematics that reflects powerful, research-based understandings about how people learn. This report presents a model of learning based on cognitive science with particular attention to the role of memory and language. The instructional framework of strategic…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Language Arts, Mathematics Instruction, English Instruction
National Assessment Governing Board, 2016
National standards for student achievement have been developed in the arts in a process that paralleled the standards discussions being held in mathematics, language arts, science, history, and other areas. The standards process, while demanding, has generated important discussion and debate about which art forms, what kind of knowledge, and what…
Descriptors: Art Education, National Competency Tests, Guidelines, National Standards
Keesecker, Ward W. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
Acts by State legislatures affecting schools, colleges, and universities during 1933 and 1934 are reviewed herein. During this biennium the legislature of every State had one or more legislative sessions; all of them except Alabama had regular sessions. In approximately three-fourths of the States special sessions of the legislature were called.…
Descriptors: Educational History, National Surveys, Educational Trends, Public Education
Knudson, Joel – California Collaborative on District Reform, 2019
In the face of stagnant achievement and persistent achievement gaps in mathematics, school districts have enacted a variety of changes to varying levels of success. On the heels of an Algebra for All model that failed to generate desired outcomes of students, San Francisco Unified School District adopted a policy in 2014 that dramatically changed…
Descriptors: School Districts, Educational Policy, Mathematics Education, Middle School Students
Blose, David T.; Alves, Henry F. – US Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1941
This bulletin presents statistics of state school systems in 1937-38. For the most part statistics presented in this chapter relate to public elementary and secondary schools in 48 States, the District of Columbia, and the outlying parts of the United States. Such data were submitted by States for nonpublic schools are incorporated in separate…
Descriptors: Educational History, School Statistics, Statistical Surveys, National Surveys
Hood, William R. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
Within the two years comprehended in this review, the Congress of the United States has been in almost continuous session and all the states, except Alabama have held meetings of their legislative bodies. Six states, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and South Carolina hold annual meetings of their legislatures, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Politics of Education