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Hodge-Clark, Kristen; Johnston, Susan Whealler – Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2015
Governing boards of universities and colleges are facing an unprecedented tidal wave of change that is creating new opportunities, risks, innovations, and disruptions within and beyond the confines of their campuses. A board's ability to be both reactive to these changes and proactive in response will require that they not only have the right…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Committees, Higher Education, College Administration
National Writing Project (NJ1), 2011
This report presents stories of six teachers who believe in the power and promise of immigrant students and English language learners. Their stories begin to help readers understand the assets these groups of students bring to classrooms, the challenges they--both students and teachers--face, and the role that teachers and schools play in their…
Descriptors: Immigrants, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Differences
Beem, Kate – School Administrator, 2008
A 2004 College Board survey revealed that school districts around America wanted to offer Chinese, but finding qualified teachers was a problem, says Selena Cantor, director of Chinese Language and Culture Initiatives for the College Board. So last year, a new College Board program brought guest teachers from China to school districts in 31…
Descriptors: Chinese, Teacher Exchange Programs, Second Language Programs, School Districts
Harvey, Darcie – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2017
Many states are experimenting with mechanisms for making college more affordable while maintaining quality and access. This report examines promising or innovative state programs to improve college affordability and credential attainment. Many of these approaches show innovative thinking and bear watching to see if they result in meaningful…
Descriptors: Paying for College, State Policy, Educational Policy, Access to Education
Viadero, Debra – Education Week, 2008
This article describes the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education, at Teachers College, Columbia University. Launched last year by a pair of economists, the center specializes in calculating and comparing the long- and short-term costs--and probable payoffs--of different educational strategies that promise to improve students' lives. Studies…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Graduation Rate, Dropout Prevention, Graduation
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2021
Community colleges hold a central piece in law enforcement training. Their curricula often based on mandates from state law enforcement boards. They had been gradually increasing their focus of these training programs on issues related to diversity, equity and racial profiling. This spotlight has led to changes (or potential changes) in areas like…
Descriptors: Police Education, Police Community Relationship, Educational Change, Community Colleges
Fulton, Mary; Gianneschi, Matt; Blanco, Cheryl; DeMaria, Paolo – Education Commission of the States, 2014
The Developmental Strategies for College Readiness and Success Resource Guide was produced by the Education Commission of the States and the Southern Regional Education Board for the "Countdown to 2015: Developmental Strategies to Advance Readiness in the Common Core Era" convening held April 21-23, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Success, Developmental Studies Programs, Guides
Allen, Clyde; Bacow, Lawrence S.; Trombley, Laura Skandera – Trusteeship, 2011
Many institutions develop specific measures or indicators--often called "dashboards"--to inform boards and top administrators about the college or university's current situation and performance and assist them in moving the institution ahead strategically. And, increasingly, institutions are using metrics not only to assess internal…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Colleges, Higher Education
Moore, Richard W.; Chapman, Kenneth; Huber, Bettina; Shors, Mark – Center for Studies in Higher Education, 2013
A new federal initiative calls for a College Scorecard which will include a yet to be determined measure of graduate earnings. In this paper we examine the political context that drives this initiative and examine the nascent efforts of four states to develop statewide systems to measure the labor market outcomes of higher education. We propose…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Education Work Relationship, College Graduates, Labor Market
Avery, Christopher; Howell, Jessica S.; Page, Lindsay – College Board, 2014
The limited availability of college counseling for many students, especially those from low-income families, means that advising and ready assistance with each stage of the college search and application process is lacking. The research summarized in this brief indicates that the deficiencies in the quality and quantity of college counseling…
Descriptors: Colleges, College Bound Students, School Counseling, Counseling Services
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO. – 1991
This collection of reports highlights the status of educational telecommunications in 13 western states during 1991. Topics addressed include distance education initiatives in Alaska; activities by members of the Arizona Education Telecommunications Cooperative, including colleges, public schools, and government agencies; groups active in the…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. – 1980
In order to acquaint Indian and non-Indian educators, legislators, and other concerned individuals with the status of Indian education in all 50 states, data has been gathered regarding policy statements that are under consideration or have already been implemented by state boards of education and state legislation, appropriations, and resolutions…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Educational Finance, Educational Policy
Mason, Thomas R. – 1981
A 1979 study conducted by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education to develop a plan for assessing and increasing faculty productivity is described. The central issue was the demand for individual faculty, departmental, and institutional autonomy versus demand by the political system for evidence that the faculty it funds produces adequate…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Accountability, Budgeting, College Faculty
Academic Collective Bargaining Information Service, Washington, DC. – 1977
As faculty and other public sector unions become more sophisticated in collective bargaining, they tend to lay a greater variety of demands on the table. This, in turn, forces the employer to ask, Do I really have to bargain about these subjects? As more employers refuse to bargain, more unions charge them with failing to bargain in good faith,…
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Employment Practices