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Peterson, Jaia, Ed. – Together: The Generations United Newsletter, 2003
This document is comprised of the three 2003 issues of the newsletter for Generations United, a national membership organization focused on promoting intergenerational policies, strategies, and programs. The first issue focuses on faith-based intergenerational programs and highlights three such programs. The second issue focuses on arts and…
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Children, Cooperation, Federal Legislation
Haberkern, Rachel M. – Issue Notes, 2002
The 1998 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) was the first federal legislation to contain a "charitable choice" provision allowing faith-based organizations (FBOs) to compete for state and federal government funds on the same basis as secular providers. For FBOs that consider pursuit of government…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Case Studies, Church Programs
Sharman, Phil, Ed. – Child Support Report, 2001
This document comprises the 12 issues for 2001 of the "Child Support Report," which explores problems related to child support enforcement, reports on federal and state government child support enforcement initiatives, and summarizes research related to child support. Featured regularly are editorials and information on events of…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Child Support, Child Welfare, Children
Sharman, Phil, Ed. – Child Support Report, 2002
This document comprises the 12 issues for 2002 of the Child Support Report, which explores problems related to child support enforcement, reports on federal and state government child support enforcement initiatives, and summarizes research related to child support. Featured regularly are editorials and information on events of interest and…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Child Support, Child Welfare, Children
Friedman, Pamela – Issue Notes, 2002
The numerous layoffs of low-income workers that occurred when the nation's economy slowed in 2001 have created numerous challenges for local Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs. By increasing collaboration between community economic development and workforce development efforts to serve low-income residents, states and…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Development, Cooperative Planning, Corporations
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Journal of Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families, 2003., 2003
"Zero to Three" is a single-focus bulletin of the National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families providing insight from multiple disciplines on the development of infants, toddlers, and their families. Compiling articles from participants of the Leadership Development Initiative Class of 2001-2002, this issue focuses on evaluation…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Quality, Evaluation Criteria
DeBevoise, Wynn – R & D Perspectives, 1981
In reviewing recent and ongoing research on teacher collective bargaining, this article explores patterns of bargaining in public education and the effects of bargaining on educational policy and the allocation of resources. The author summarizes Douglas Mitchell and Charles Kerchner's concept of the "generations" of bargaining--from meeting and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Collective Bargaining, Disabilities, Educational Policy
Robertson, Anne S., Ed. – Parent News Offline, 2000
This document is comprised of the two issues in volume 2 of "Parent News Offline," a publication of the National Parent Information Network (NPIN) designed to introduce those without Internet access to the activities and information available through NPIN. The Spring 2000 issue contains the following articles: (1) "'Zero Tolerance':…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Home Visits, Internet, Middle School Students
Changing Schools, 2000
This issue of "Changing Schools" focuses on character education. The lead article, "Character Education: Finding Ways To Foster Ethical Behavior in Youth" by Diane McIntyre Wilber discusses the character education programs that have spread to nearly every type of school, whether public, private, charter, or faith-based. Since…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Citizenship Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction
Literacy across the Curriculum-Media Focus, 1998
This document consists of the four issues of a newsletter published during 1998. Typical articles explore topics in literacy education, media, and technology: "Not a Myth but a New Reality: What IALS [International Adult Literacy Survey]-like Tests Measure" (John Comings); "Who Will Train the Teachers?" (Winston Emery);…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices
American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities, Rockford, IL. – 1984
Trends and issues in higher education are discussed in six papers from the 1983 annual meeting of the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities. In "Innovation Versus Reform in Higher Education" Alston Chase reviews trends, including citizenship instruction, the general education movement, a focus on science,…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Church Related Colleges, Church Role, College Curriculum
IDRA Newsletter, 1996
This theme issue focuses on programs that promote lifelong learning through literacy education, parent empowerment, or parent leadership training. "Adult Literacy Outreach Innovations: Porque Significa Tanto" (Christie L. Goodman) describes a Texas outreach project that focuses on raising public awareness about adult education and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership
Willson, John – Imprimis, 1987
The question of whether athletics, religion, and education are compatible is examined from a liberal arts perspective with Christianity as a reference point. In the recent past an ideal of U.S. college life was that the college seeks wholeness of mind, spirit, and body. In the classroom, knowledge is sought, while on the playing field, health,…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletic Coaches, Christianity, Church Related Colleges
Levy-Reiner, Sherry, Ed. – Forum for Liberal Education, 1986
Interdisciplinary programs at nine colleges and universities are described. An introductory essay, "Reflections from an Interdisciplinary Milieu," by Donald N. Levine discusses the benefits of an interdisciplinary emphasis for undergraduate education. The following programs are featured: Bowdoin College's environmental studies program;…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Area Studies, College Programs, Decision Making
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL. – 1981
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 12 titles deal with the following topics: (1) John F. Kennedy's rhetoric during the 1960 West Virginia presidential primary; (2) male and female modes of rhetoric; (3) charismatic communication and faith healers; (4) the ideology…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Foreign Countries
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