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Warren, Paul – Public Policy Institute of California, 2019
As postsecondary education has become increasingly important to California's economy and quality of life, the state has been considering how best to meet student and workforce needs over the long term. State leaders recognize that coordination across educational sectors is crucial to addressing these needs. The now-defunct California Postsecondary…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Coordination, Educational Planning, Statewide Planning
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Tharakan, P. K. Michael – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
The Subramanian Committee Report 2016 and the Some Inputs for Draft National Education Policy 2016 (SIDNEP 2016) are compared with its predecessors, the Kothari Commission Report 1964-1966 and the National Education Policy 1986 along with its Programme for Action 1986 and the revised Programme for Action 1992, to see how well its proposals are…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Planning Commissions, Research Reports
Wixom, Micah Ann – Education Commission of the States, 2015
The achievement gap separating economically disadvantaged students from their more advantaged peers disproportionately affects students of color and has been the focus of discussion, research and controversy for more than 40 years. While the gap between black and white students narrowed considerably from the 1950s to the 1980s, that gap has…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, State Legislation, Educational Legislation, Statewide Planning
Wyoming Community College Commission, 2018
The Wyoming Community College Commission's internal strategic plan for the five-year period spanning 2016 through 2020 is taking a new streamlined approach to conveying future goals. Specific agency sections' mission statements, responsibilities, and accomplishments will be relayed in the agency's annual report. For the time span of 2016 through…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Planning Commissions, Strategic Planning, Educational Planning
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Eder, Rosalyn – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2016
The Philippine government has received praises from international organizations for its exemplary management of labor migration. The country has one of the most sophisticated institutionalized mechanisms for out-migration of workers, and it serves as a model of government-led labor migration management. It is, therefore, no surprise that research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Migrant Workers, Planning Commissions
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Jones, Sandra; Harvey, Marina; Hamilton, Jillian; Bevacqua, John; Egea, Kathy; McKenzie, Jo – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2017
Higher education is under pressure to advance from a singular focus on assessment of outputs (measurements) to encompass the impact (influence) of initiatives across all aspects of academic endeavour (research, learning and teaching, and leadership). This paper focuses on the implications of this shift for leadership in higher education.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Participative Decision Making, Transformative Learning, College Administration
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Moore, Gabriel Mary; Redman, Sally; Turner, Tari; Haines, Mary – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2016
Rapid reviews of research are a key way in which policy makers use research. This paper examines 74 rapid reviews commissioned by health policy agencies through the Sax Institute's Evidence Check programme. We examine what prompted policy makers to commission rapid reviews, their purpose, how and when they intended to use them, and how this varied…
Descriptors: Health Services, Research Utilization, Evidence Based Practice, Policy Formation
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Perlin, Michael L. – Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
Human rights are arguably the most significant political force shaping the life experience of people with disability. The "United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities" sets the standard at an international level, creating both positive and negative rights, and calls upon member states of the United Nations (UN)…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Disabilities, International Law, Court Litigation
Jones, Stephanie M.; Kahn, Jennifer – Aspen Institute, 2017
"The Evidence Base for How We Learn: Supporting Students' Social, Emotional, and Academic Development" articulates the scientific consensus regarding how people learn. The research brief presents a set of consensus statements--developed and unanimously signed onto by the Commission's Council of Distinguished Scientists--that affirm the…
Descriptors: Research Reports, Social Development, Emotional Development, Academic Achievement
Australian Government Department of Education and Training, 2015
The challenge of funding a high quality higher education system, ensuring it has the capacity to help meet the increasing demand for high level skills in our economy and the aspirations of our students, has been an ongoing concern for successive Australian governments over many years. This paper reviews the findings and recommendations of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Literature Reviews, Funding Formulas
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Haertel, Edward – Teachers College Record, 2014
Background:This brief reflection on the work of the Gordon Commission calls out significant themes and implications found in the various papers authored by the commissioners and other scholars, especially those included in this special issue of Teachers College Record. Purpose: The forward-looking vision of the Gordon Commission is contrasted with…
Descriptors: Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Needs, Planning Commissions
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Mandal, Sayantan – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2013
In this era of globalisation, the present perception of lifelong learning (LLL) in the Indian policy domain has been going through major changes in an attempt to make it nationally realistic yet globally viable. In this process, all facets of the concept of LLL are constantly metamorphosing, and this in many ways outperforms the older perception…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Educational Policy, Context Effect
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Windle, Joel – Educational Policy, 2014
This article contributes to the analysis of the global spread of support for school choice and to the understanding of how a particular form of policy development reflects and cements this support. It maps the growing dominance of school choice within a reconfiguration of politics, policy making, and research. To establish the nature of this…
Descriptors: Finance Reform, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, School Choice
National Commission on Teaching and America's Future, 2016
Twenty years ago, a report by the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future (NCTAF) changed the national discussion about what must be done to improve America's schools so that all students experience success. The Commission drew attention to the overlooked fact that the most important school variable affecting student achievement is…
Descriptors: Student Development, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Low Income Students
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Gardner, Donna; Rury, John L. – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2014
The 1968 Spainhower Commission planned extensive changes in the organization of public education in Missouri, proposing larger, comprehensive districts throughout the state. Intended to increase efficiency and reduce inequities, its reform proposals spurred widespread opposition from both rural and suburban communities. In the suburbs hostility…
Descriptors: School District Reorganization, Suburban Schools, Resistance to Change, Planning Commissions
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