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Navarro, Marissa Alayna – Center for American Progress, 2021
During a 13-year period starting in 2008, the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) raised concerns more than 30 times that colleges affiliated with the Center for Excellence in Higher Education (CEHE) were potentially failing to meet standards for quality, honesty, and other attributes crucial to students and taxpayers…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Colleges, Standards, Deception
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Hutchens, Neal H.; Burney, Michelle – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2021
The purpose of this article is to elaborate on the ways that legal issues can play out for community colleges. The authors use one community college campus as an example to illustrate key points. This article is structured as a conversation, which follows a format commonly used in law review symposium issues. The two authors are a senior…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Legal Responsibility, Community Colleges, Campuses
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Strassfeld, Natasha M. – Education and Treatment of Children, 2021
For youth with disabilities within the juvenile justice system, transition is multifaceted and can constitute movement from facility to facility or education placement to placement. However, within a juvenile justice context, transition is also a legal term of art that derives from a set of interrelated laws, policies, and procedures that guide…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Juvenile Justice, Youth, Emotional Disturbances
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 2021
Financial aid offers are the primary tool colleges and universities use to communicate eligibility for federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs to their prospective and current students. Institutions of higher education develop their own financial aid offers, taking into account many factors, including the format of the educational…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Eligibility, Financial Aid Applicants, Costs
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Griner, Thomas; Strasser, Sheryl – Health Education Research, 2021
Georgia state lawmakers enacted legislation designed to reduce opioid overdose deaths by increasing public access to rescue products, such as Narcan®. This article explores whether pharmacy employees have effectively adopted such changes into pharmacy practice. We analyzed unsolicited remarks noted during a parent telephone survey of 120 Georgia…
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, Pharmacy, Health Personnel, State Legislation
Guthrie, Hugh; Waters, Melinda – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2022
A priority for governments is ensuring public confidence in the quality and value of vocational education and training (VET) available to learners throughout their lives. The delivery of high-quality teaching, learning and assessment is an important element of this and is known to directly impact on outcomes for students. However, little research…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Vocational Education, Delivery Systems, Barriers
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Skene, Allyson; Raffoul, Jessica; Chittle, Laura – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2020
Certain government agencies are requiring more and more evidence from colleges and universities that they are efficient, effective, and relevant by calling for numbers, key performance indicators, benchmarks, and quality assurance protocols--that is, evidence based on productivity, 'economic efficiency', and 'value for money' (Power, 1994; Shore,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Audits (Verification), Compliance (Legal), Accountability
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Ostas, Daniel T. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2021
Business law faculty enjoy the privilege to engage in scholarly activities with a practical bent. As business law faculty learn from their reading, thinking, and writing, they can share this learning with their students. Many of these students will earn leadership positions with direct influence on business practices. When scholarship nudges the…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), College Faculty, Business Administration Education, Scholarship
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Lancaster, Chloe; Welch-Brasfield, Michelle; Burke, Martha F. – Journal of School-Based Counseling Policy and Evaluation, 2021
To address a gap in the research, we conducted a policy evaluation to investigate if a recent state policy change had met its intended goals to decrease school counselor ratios and increase their time with students. Participants included 143 PK-12 public school counselors in one state in the southeastern region of the United States. Results of…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Client Ratio, State Policy, Public Schools
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education, 2020
This document is intended to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies. The Secretary's Criteria for Recognition are organized by sections on the U.S. Department of Education's e-Recognition website. For each of these sections, Department staff will review the application and related materials,…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Compliance (Legal)
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Zhao, Xue; Lee, Rebecca E.; Ledoux, Tracey A.; Hoelscher, Deanna M.; McKenzie, Thomas L.; O'Connor, Daniel P. – Journal of School Health, 2022
Background: This study describes a method for harmonizing data collected with different tools to compute a rating of compliance with national recommendations for school physical activity (PA) and nutrition environments. Methods: We reviewed questionnaire items from 84 elementary schools that participated in the Childhood Obesity Research…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Data Analysis, Computation, Compliance (Legal)
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Collingwood, Patricia; Mazerolle, Lorraine – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2022
This paper provides an analysis of Australia's legal provisions and policies regarding truancy. We examine how low frequency truants feature in Australia's truancy law and policy and highlight similarities and differences in the cultural-legal context between Australian states and territories. Similarities include requirements to attend school…
Descriptors: Parent Responsibility, Truancy, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
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Mello Silva, Mariana Ferreira de; Vargas, Eduardo Raupp de – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to examine the extant literature to analyze the relationship between quality assurance (QA) and innovation in the higher education context. Design/methodology/approach: This study selected 63 articles through a systematic literature review in Scopus and Web of Science databases and performed a descriptive and thematic…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Correlation, Educational Innovation
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Giménez-Beut, Juan Antonio; Novella-García, Carlos; Aguilar-Moya, Remedios; Cloquell-Lozano, Alexis – Ethics and Education, 2022
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has provoked a series of consequences all over the world, especially in young people. On the other hand, this sector of the population has shown an evident and baffling increased failure to comply with public health measures put in place, which has had a knock-on effect on the number of infections detected.…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Values Education, Civics
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Chitsamatanga, Bellita Banda; Ntlama-Makhanya, Nomthandazo – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2022
The right to basic education of a child is a requirement of human dignity. South Africa, through its new dispensation and conformity with human rights laws, is expected to transform and be consistent with the provision of the Constitution of 1996 that promotes and protects the best interest of the child. However, the current standards in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Student Rights, Access to Education
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