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Gutierrez, Robert – International Journal of Social Education, 2005
In trying to engage in comparative study or transnational discourse in civic education that promotes democratic ideals and principles, certain realities about democracy should be kept in mind. One such reality is to acknowledge and account for the fact that not everyone views democracy through the same theoretical lenses. The comments expressed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Democracy, Citizenship Education
McColl, Ann – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2005
The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, the 2001 reauthorization of President Lyndon Johnson's Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, symbolizes all things good and bad in education. While its basic concepts--accountability for results, research-based education programs, increased parental options, and expanded local control and…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Policy, Accountability, Elementary Secondary Education
Durenberger, Dave – American Education, 1983
The senator explains the basic concepts of New Federalism, including a rethinking of responsibilities and intergovernmental relations and a reconsideration of the role of state and local government. (SK)
Descriptors: Block Grants, Categorical Aid, Educational Equity (Finance), Federal Aid
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Bach, Victor – Social Policy, 1977
Suggests that what is needed is a more balanced federalism which will increase local community development under special revenue sharing with a new generation of comprehensive and more responsive categorical programs. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Community Development, Federal Aid, Government Role
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Patrick, John J.; Remy, Richard C. – Update on Law-Related Education, 1987
Offers a concept learning lesson in which secondary students explore the subject of federalism. Application exercises are used at the end of each main section in order for students to apply what they have learned. (BSR)
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Constitutional Law, Federal State Relationship, Government Role
Nelson, Orville – VocEd, 1982
The New Federalism will not provide the resources and leadership needed to meet the needs of vocational programs in comprehensive secondary schools in four critical areas: staff, curriculum, equipment, and support services. (SK)
Descriptors: Federal State Relationship, Grants, High Schools, School District Autonomy
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Pratte, Richard – Educational Theory, 1982
The significance of the "New Federalism" for education is discussed in a philosophical context. The probable impact of this political trend on cultural, class, and social relationships is predicted. (PP)
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Philosophy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Parker, Joseph B. – USA Today, 1982
Describes how changes in federal fiscal policies affect the federal government's relationship to state and local government. Franklin D. Roosevelt's and Ronald Reagan's formulas for "New Federalism" are compared. (AM)
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Financial Policy
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Koman, Rita G. – Update on Law-Related Education, 1995
Presents a lesson plan on federalism that involves the class researching constitutional issues and inviting local officials to debate these issues. Students conduct a question-and-answer session afterward utilizing their research. Includes a list of proposed issues. (MJP)
Descriptors: Block Grants, Citizenship Education, Constitutional History, Constitutional Law
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Johnson, Douglas – Journal of Career Education, 1983
The termination of the Career Education Incentive Act will end the federalism era in career education. Future student needs must be met through school community collaboration and innovative delivery systems. (SK)
Descriptors: Career Education, Community Cooperation, Community Involvement, School Community Relationship
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Oberg, Jon H. – Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 1997
Used 23 years of federal, state, and institutional student-aid data to investigate the effects of federal grants to students on the behavior of higher education institutions. Pell grants, exemplifying "redivision federalism," appear highly fungible and inversely related to institutional grants to students, while campus-based federal…
Descriptors: College Programs, Federal Aid, Federalism, Government School Relationship
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Liles, Jesse – Social Studies, 1975
The thematic approach to teaching United States history is stressed and units are suggested such as resource exploitations, federalism, cultural change, pursuit of individual civil rights, foreign involvement, and the redefinition of national goals that illustrate particular themes. (ND)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Relevance (Education), Secondary Education, Social Studies
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Goetz, William W. – Social Education, 1993
Describes an instructional unit using graphic organizers to teach about federalism in a U.S. government course. Includes models of charts and lists of appropriate student responses. (CFR)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Citizenship Education, Course Content, Curriculum Design
Jennings, John R. – VocEd, 1979
The state of the economy, dramatic shifts in population, and changing federalism will all shape the large issues of the 1980s. These issues will be a major force affecting the renewal of the Vocational Education Act. (LRA)
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Federal Legislation
Bibbee, Alexandra – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2007
Fiscal federalism can be an important complement to structural reforms and budget consolidation. Empowering sub national governments, while at the same time making them accountable to local citizens in the uses of tax money, could improve the allocation of public resources and promote catch up of the lagging regions. Italy has launched itself in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Federal State Relationship, Participative Decision Making, Financial Policy
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