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Jeannie Kleinhammer-Tramill; Zorka Karanxha; Alta Joy Broughton – Journal of Special Education, 2024
This article is part of a case study of U.S. federal leadership in special education from the perspective of those who served in the roles of Assistant Secretaries of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services and Directors of the Office of Special Education Programs or their equivalents in the former U.S. Office of Education and…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Government Employees, Leadership, Attitudes
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Simonnaes, Ingrid; Roald, Jan; Sandvei, Beate – Interpreter and Translator Trainer, 2023
The aim of this paper is to account for a case study based on the Bergen Translation Corpus (BTC), a project launched to identify specific translation challenges in connection with the National Translator Accreditation Exam (NTAE) in Norway. The corpus is made up of translations by candidates entering the NTAE. The exam is held with no requirement…
Descriptors: Translation, Certification, Tests, Foreign Countries
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West, Anne – Journal of School Choice, 2023
This paper focuses on school choice and diversity in the UK (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) in historical context. Drawing on primary and secondary documentary sources it assesses continuity, change and divergence, before addressing existing diversity and school choice, and academic outcomes. The 1944 Education Act and associated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Legislation, School Choice, Diversity
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Hui Huang; Awirut Thotham – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2024
Jiujiang Folk Songs, from Jiujiang County in Jiangxi Province, is a traditional Chinese folk genre with unique musical styles and themes focusing on daily life, labor, love, and historical narratives. Beginning with an introduction that highlights the cultural significance of these songs, the study's objective is to propose strategies for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Folk Culture, Music, Cultural Maintenance
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Yi-Li Lin; Fang-Huai Ku; Yu-Shan Ku; Jean F. Andrews – Deafness & Education International, 2024
Incorporating Taiwanese Sign Language (TSL) evolved from Taiwan's historical linguistic ecology and intertwined with the linguistic ecology of Taiwan's Deaf community. Utilising a qualitative document analysis incorporating a language planning and policy framework [Cooper, R. L. (1989). Language planning and social change. Cambridge University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sign Language, Deafness, Legislation
James G. Kailie – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Transportation Security is considered one of the important aspects of U. S. Critical Infrastructure resilience and civil security. However, safety issues in transportation regarding 'struck-by' incidents involving Emergency First Responders (EFRs) (Fire, Police, and EMS) while performing essential duties on roadways stand to diminish this…
Descriptors: Driver Education, Prediction, Legislation, Compliance (Legal)
Annie Phoenix – ProQuest LLC, 2021
In this dissertation, I analyze the development and dissemination of state-level policies to prohibit colleges from considering criminal history for purposes of admissions otherwise known as ban the box in higher education. This research engages with practical and instructive questions of how individuals or coalitions can learn from other policy…
Descriptors: College Admission, Criminals, Stakeholders, Legislation
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Pavel Zgaga – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2023
This article examines the concept of academic autonomy within the "Yugoslav model" of higher education as a peripheral system characterised by an eclectic mix of elements from different systems, resulting in mutations with unique features during its development. The hitherto under-researched history of this higher education model has by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Autonomy, Educational History, European History
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Hale M. Thompson; Timothy M. Wang; Ali J. Talan; Kellan E. Baker; Arjee J. Restar – Health Education & Behavior, 2024
This article is a call for collective action across health equity researchers and advocates to build a more just world. We attempt to make sense of senseless structural and interpersonal brutality in the context of the current political climate across the United States, whereby the spectrum of gender nonconformity has been and continues to be…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Social Bias, Advocacy, Social Justice
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Hugo Boothby – Research Ethics, 2024
In 2019, a new national Ethics Review Authority (Etikprövningsmyndigheten, EPM) was created in Sweden. In 2020, Sweden's "Ethical Review of Research Involving Humans Act" was revised, tightening this legislation, and increasing penalties for its infraction. This article draws on empirical material generated by artistic research conducted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musicians, Disabilities, Legislation
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Xuehong Gao; Khomkrich Karin – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2024
Chinese Sani folk songs, originating from the vibrant culture of the Sani people in Kunming City, Yunnan Province, represent a precious tapestry of musical heritage. This research aims to examine the preservation and promotion of cultural literacy through the education of Chinese Sani folk songs in Kunming City, Yunnan Province. Esteemed Sani…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Folk Culture, Singing, Ethnic Groups
Tracey C. Jamison – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Maryland has a strong educational system with a state legislature actively establishing policy through legislation to benefit its citizens. Often these legislated policies need to be implemented with benchmarks or considerations for the differences between the counties. This study addressed the impact of dual enrollment programs created by…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Legislation, Educational Attainment, College Readiness
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Shin, Jung Cheol; Li, Xin; Nam, Inhye; Byun, Bo-Kyung – Higher Education Policy, 2022
Recent studies reveal that developing countries cannot achieve good governance in higher education by merely borrowing structures from advanced systems because the globally advocated "one-best-way" approach often ignores levels of institutional capacity in developing countries. This study suggests institutional capacity as a core…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Foreign Countries, Developing Nations
Zamacona, Belinda – ProQuest LLC, 2022
The undocumented college student population in the United States reflects a similar pattern of growth relative to the overall population of undocumented individuals (Goo, 2015). While the undocumented population in the U.S. has not recently increased substantially, and in some cases the undocumented population has actually declined (Baker &…
Descriptors: College Students, Immigrants, Undocumented Immigrants, College Graduates
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Burke, Meghan M.; Rossetti, Zach; Rios, Kristina; Schraml-Block, Kristen; Lee, James D.; Aleman-Tovar, Janeth; Rivera, Javier – Journal of Special Education, 2020
In the past, parents of children with disabilities have spearheaded several policies for individuals with disabilities. However, little is known about their experiences with legislators. To address this gap, focus groups and surveys about legislative advocacy were conducted with 127 parents of individuals with disabilities across four states. The…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Attitudes, Advocacy, Barriers
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