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Shea, Susan – CURRENTS, 2011
How important is the faith associated with an educational institution in raising funds? Do development professionals at faith-based institutions use strategies different from their secular school colleagues? Are there particular challenges to raising money from donors who may already have philanthropic ties to churches or synagogues? Fundraisers…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Fund Raising, Institutional Advancement, Role of Religion
Anthony, LaShonda R. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The experiences of Seventh-day Adventist students at secular universities was examined. Seven women and two men attending universities in Michigan and New York were interviewed. The researcher employed a heuristically guided phenomenological method to get rich descriptions of the participants' experiences in the secular university setting.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Christianity, College Students, Student Experience
Council for American Private Education, 2012
Outlook is CAPE's monthly newsletter. Each issue is packed with information relating to private education: new legislation and regulations, the most recent research, court rulings, national trends, federal initiatives, private school news briefs, and much more. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Report Examines Charter School/Catholic…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Choice, Catholic Schools, Private Education
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Webb, Brian S.; Hayhoe, Doug – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2017
Despite an overwhelming scientific consensus, a significant proportion of the American public continues to reject anthropogenic climate change. This disparity is particularly evident among evangelical Christians, for whom theological conservatism, general scientific skepticism, political affiliations, and sociocultural influences may impede their…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Christianity, Climate, Student Attitudes
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Gecan, Michael – Thought & Action, 2013
As the co-director of the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF), a network founded by Saul Alinsky in 1940 that partners with faith and community-based organizations to improve local leadership and citizen-led action, the author has witnessed how power organizing can work. In the first few months of 2013, the author had been privileged to be part of a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Action, Organization, Meetings
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Journal of Education Finance, 2015
Presenters at the State of the States Roundtable session at the 2014 National Education Finance Conference in Louisville were invited to submit their papers for publication. These papers address the following topics: (1) State issues affecting P-12 and/or higher education funding; (2) Funding priorities/trends for P-12 and/or higher education; (3)…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Micek, Timothy A.; Kim, Soonhyang; Weinstein, Daniel A. – CATESOL Journal, 2012
Many graduate TESOL programs grapple with whether to admit applicants who fall short of meeting established admission criteria yet who show promise as future TESOL professionals. This study examined key characteristics affecting the success of candidates admitted conditionally to graduate TESOL programs. Participants were 21 students who had been…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Graduate Students, Language Teachers
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Journal of Education Finance, 2014
Presenters at the State of the States Roundtable session at the 2014 National Education Finance Conference in Louisville were invited to submit their papers for publication. These papers address the following topics: (1) State issues affecting P-12 and/or higher education funding; (2) Funding priorities/trends for P-12 and/or higher education; (3)…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Brandes, Melissa Ann – Religious Education, 2018
Healthy adolescent spiritual development is being hindered both by U.S. culture, which demands conformity to unattainable standards, and by the failure of the Church to become relevant in the lives of young people. This article explores how the alternative religious community found at a Christian summer camp can lead to positive growth in the…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Teaching Methods, Spiritual Development, Churches
Abd-El-Hafez, Alaa Karem – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Teacher retention is a concern in all educational sectors in America. It is of special importance to Islamic schools, which tend to lack the resources necessary in recruiting and training new teachers. This dissertation addressed this problem in full-time Islamic schools in New York State by conducting a discrete choice experiment, which reflects…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Work Environment, Social Status
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Blaszak, Barbara J. – History Teacher, 2010
The author is always looking for material to use in her campaign to end the educational "back-atcha" cycle. It is a multi-generational process, wherein unsophisticated fact-centered high school instruction turns out students resilient against understanding historical discipline despite their college courses; these students then go on to…
Descriptors: Historiography, Critical Thinking, History Instruction, College Instruction
Principal Leadership, 2010
Tom O'Brien calls Brentwood High School a school of opportunity and hope. He has been principal of the 3,600-student, 300-teacher school for 14 years. The sprawling complex on Long Island, NY, is home to students from 47 countries, and English is a second language in the majority of homes. This article discusses why Brentwood High School is deemed…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Data Analysis, High Schools, Principals
Moll, Kirk A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this research is to study the learning experiences of participants in the Student Interracial Ministry (SIM) of Union Theological Seminary in New York. SIM provided the seminarians with an intense learning environment in which they crossed borders including race, gender, class, and culture. For many of these participants, this…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Oral History, African American Community, Race
Doda, Nancy M. – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2011
This article offers wisdom to those seeking to better engage young adolescents: children are inherently curious and eager to learn, and will be more so when adults step aside and give them room to stretch. The author describes tools and suggested practices on how to advance student empowerment to learn. Allowing students to make choices about…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Early Adolescents, Student Participation, Guides
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Weiler, Spencer C.; Hartman, William – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
In February 2015 a large group of scholars, researchers, and practitioners interested in P-20 finance issues gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference, on February 25-27, 2015 to discuss, among multiple topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. There were 35 states represented in the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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