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National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Education Fund, Washington, DC. – 1987
This conference assessed the conditions confronting the Hispanic community's children at risk. Among those addressing the salient issues of Hispanic child poverty were social scientists, policymakers, academics, and social service administrators. The conference agenda, seeking to outline the scope of Latino child poverty, highlights the following…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, At Risk Persons, Disadvantaged Youth, Family Characteristics
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA. – 1975
This collection includes five papers dealing with different foci on the ecology of child development. The first presentation discusses childhood social indicators as means of monitoring the ecology of development. The second, on the social context of childhood, shows that how society treats its youngest members depends both upon its perception of…
Descriptors: Birth Rate, Child Advocacy, Child Development, Child Responsibility
Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Inst. for Research on Poverty. – 1995
Papers in this volume explore indicators of children's well-being in the following areas: cross-cutting issues; population, family, and neighborhood; and social development and problem behaviors. The first section includes: (1) "Potential and Problems in Developing Indicators on Child Well-Being from Administrative Data" (Robert M.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Child Development, Child Welfare
National Organization for Migrant Children, Inc., New York, NY. – 1981
The report includes a conference summary, introductory remarks, keynote address, four conference papers and comments on each, and summary of major policy issues. The keynote address reviews policies and practices affecting migrant children, the roots of the migratory farm labor system, impact of migrancy on families; services for migrant children,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Agricultural Trends, Blacks, Child Labor
Carroll, Claudia A., Ed.; Gottlieb, Bruce, Ed. – 1983
This publication presents papers from a 1982 child sexual abuse conference sponsored by the Colorado State Department of Social Services, designed to identify major issues and trends and to stimulate the exchange of perspectives and practices among persons concerned about preventing and treating child sexual abuse. The first section of the…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Children, County Programs, Court Litigation
American Country Life Association, Sioux Falls, SD. – 1960
The theme of this conference was "Rural Life in '65'." This document describes the social conditions and cultural features of America's rural community in 1960's. The following papers were presented: (1) "Rural Education in '65" (Lois M. Clark); (2) "The Rural Church in 1965" (M. J. Taves); (3) "The Farm in…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Community Characteristics, Conference Proceedings, Farmers
O'Moore, Mona – 1988
This document presents a report on the proceedings of a conference called to examine the problem of bullying of pupils in the age group 6-16 years old in schools in Europe, with the hope that the presentations and discussions would stimulate further awareness and interest and lead to the initiation of further research into the subject within…
Descriptors: Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems
Small, Robert D., Ed.; Thomas, Alice P., Ed. – 2001
This reference includes presentations that cover current research, best practices, and solutions to improve student achievement. The 25 chapters are: (1) "The Three Stories of Educational Reform: Inside; Inside/Out; Outside/In" (Michael Fullan); (2) "Hey, You with the Frontal Lobes: Brains for Educators, Educators of Brains"…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Art Education, Attention Deficit Disorders
Philps, R., Ed.; Shannon, A. G., Ed. – 1983
This book contains papers presented at a conference on educational promise, performance, and expectations. Papers included in this volume are: (1) "Education in Australia: We Get What We Deserve" (S. Ball); (2) "The Size and Scale: What is Expected" (J. G. Owen); (3) "The Search for Educational Quality and Equality: A U.…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Educational Assessment, Educational Attitudes, Educational Change
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. – 1993
The Newspapers section of this collection of conference presentations contains the following 24 papers: "Dropping the Paper: The Role of Women in Local Daily Subscription Cancellations" (Melinda D. Hawley); "The Effects of the 1990-1992 Recession in the Real Estate Industry in News Coverage in Real Estate Sections at Five Major U.S.…
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Developing Nations
Hoffman, James V., Ed.; Schallert, Diane L., Ed.; Fairbanks, Colleen M., Ed.; Worthy, Jo, Ed.; Maloch, Beth, Ed. – National Reading Conference, 2001
At the 2000 conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, the National Reading Conference celebrated its 50th anniversary, and with this issue, the editors offer to the readership the "50th Yearbook" of the conference. This Yearbook begins with a preface and presents profiles of two awardees, Lee Gunderson and Michael Pressley. Included in this…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Preservice Teacher Education, Class Size, Literacy