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Miron, Gary; Gulosino, Charisse; Shank, Christopher; Elgeberi, Najat; Davidson, Caryn; Hernandez De Alvarez, Fanny; Jurdzy, Brandy; Larsen, Judith; Pham, Dung; Ruder, Kelly; Urdapilleta, Laura; Urschel, Jessica – Commercialism in Education Research Unit, 2021
The past two decades have marked tremendous growth in the number of public schools that are privately operated and, in a growing number of cases, also privately owned. Known as education management organizations (EMOs), these are private companies or organizations that are rapidly expanding their market shares of the public education sector,…
Descriptors: School Administration, Public Schools, Charter Schools, Nonprofit Organizations
Hockenberry, Sarah – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2020
The Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP) is administered biennially and collects information from all secure and nonsecure residential placement facilities that house juvenile offenders, defined as persons younger than age 21 who are held in a residential setting as a result of some contact with the justice system (that is, they are…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Residential Institutions, Placement, Criminals
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Ntale, Peter; Ssempebwa, Jude; Musisi, Badiru; Ngoma, Muhammed; Genza, Gyaviira Musoke; Kimoga, Joseph; Mugimu, Christopher Byalusaago; Ntayi, Joseph Mpeera; Balunywa, Wasswa – Education & Training, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify gaps in the structure of organizations that hinder collaboration of organizations involved in the creation of graduate employment opportunities in Uganda. Design/methodology/approach: Data was collected from staff and leaders of 14 organizations that were purposely selected to represent government,…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Employment Opportunities, Foreign Countries, Private Agencies
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Taylor, Lauren J.; Eggleston, Matthew J. F.; Thabrew, Hiran; van der Meer, Larah; Waddington, Hannah; Whitehouse, Andrew J. O.; Evans, Kiah – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Recent studies of autism diagnosis in New Zealand have revealed inconsistent implementation of best practice standards in autism assessment and high rates of parental dissatisfaction with the diagnostic process. These findings have arisen despite the development and dissemination of the New Zealand Autism Spectrum Disorder Guideline (the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis
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Kim, Young Chun; Gough, Noel; Jung, Jung-Hoon – Curriculum Matters, 2018
Shadow education has been studied in areas such as comparative education, educational policy, sociology of education, education and economics, and lifelong education, but mainstream Anglophone curriculum studies have largely ignored this phenomenon. We argue that shadow education should be considered as an emerging (and significant) focus of…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Curriculum Research, Educational Research, Academic Support Services
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Marshall, James – International Journal on E-Learning, 2018
Learning and performance professionals are increasingly pressed to measure the results of their learning program design efforts, and ultimately prove their worth. However, evaluation efforts are often limited to measuring participant reaction. This study sought to quantify evaluation practices in organizations and investigate how the use of…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications
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Frawley, Rebecca – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2014
The debate over whether the current mission-based, peer accreditation system in the U.S. is providing adequate accountability for student learning or whether it should be replaced with a federally managed accreditation system has grown more intense over the last decade. The purpose of this paper is to explain the author's position that…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Accountability, Accreditation (Institutions), Institutional Mission
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Mayombe, Celestin; Lombard, Antoinette – International Review of Education, 2016
Non-formal education and training (NFET) programmes in public and private centres in South Africa aim to meet the training needs of adults who have been deprived of formal education which would have fostered skills acquisition and access to employment earlier in their lives. The concern which informs this paper is that adults who face long-term…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Adult Education, Community Programs
Domin, Daria; Butterworth, John – Institute for Community Inclusion, 2016
This brief is based on the 2014-2015 National Survey of Community Rehabilitation Providers (CRPs) funded by the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. This brief presents findings on people with all disabilities and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who receive employment and non-work services…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Supported Employment, Rehabilitation
National Academies Press, 2013
Earth science, which in this context does not include oceanic, atmospheric, and space sciences, is vital to the wellbeing of the United States and many of its issues, such as water resources, are expected to grow in importance. An earth science workforce will be needed to deal with this issues and it's important that this workforce draw on the…
Descriptors: Scientists, Earth Science, Science Education, Federal Programs
Hockenberry, Sarah; Wachter, Andrew; Sladky, Anthony – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2016
Every 2 years, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention conducts the Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) to collect information about the characteristics of facilities, including facility type, capacity, and type of security, in which youth charged with or adjudicated for law violations are held. Respondents also provide…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Institutionalized Persons, Residential Programs
Fielden, John; Middlehurst, Robin – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2017
In this HEPI paper, two authors with considerable expertise in evaluating higher education systems around the world assess higher education institutions that are not funded directly by taxpayers--known in the UK as alternative providers. Since the start of the century, alternative providers have been growing rapidly. This raises a number of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Private Education, Institutional Characteristics, Access to Education
Hockenberry, Sarah; Sickmund, Melissa; Sladky, Anthony – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2015
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's biennial Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) collects information about facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. Respondents provide information about facility characteristics, including facility type, capacity, and type of security. JRFC also reports the number of youth…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Institutionalized Persons, Residential Programs
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Zaman, Ahmed; Amin, Ruhul; Momjian, Ina Eduardovna; Lei, Ting – Education, 2012
The evolution of programmatic childcare since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of early 2009, as well as the increasing diversity of childcare recipients, call urgently for novel insight into the morphology of the childcare sector. This paper attempts such elucidation, focusing especially on the structure, accessibility, delivery…
Descriptors: Child Care, Labor Force, Costs, Private Agencies
Gravina, Maria Virginia – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate attitudes toward creativity and leadership characteristics according to the agency context for extension agents in Uruguay. Extension agents come from the three different agency contexts in Uruguay of the University, government, and private institutions. Leadership characteristics are those that combine…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Administrator Attitudes, Creativity, Rural Extension
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