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Reddy, Swapna; Paode, Pooja; Speer, Matthew; Semenchuk, Nicholas; Goble, Kyle; White, Adrienne – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objectives: Policymakers, health services researchers, community leaders and health care delivery organisations are key stakeholders in addressing economic, environmental, social and systemic barriers to health equity in vulnerable communities. However, they often operate in silos, leaving gaps in efforts to effectively address health disparities.…
Descriptors: Public Health, Access to Health Care, Barriers, At Risk Persons
Carlin, Jerome E. – Trans-action, 1970
Describes how "a highly successful program of legal services for the poor is torn between community control advocates in the neighborhoods and radical intellectuals in the central office of the Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation. (Author)
Descriptors: Black Community, Community Control, Ghettos, Lawyers
Walker, Michael J. – Worklife, 1978
The Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) administered by the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration arranges training and placement for disabled veterans in local job service offices. These employees then assist in placing other disabled veterans on jobs. Some typical DVOP success stories are described. (MF)
Descriptors: Employment Services, Federal Aid, Job Placement, Job Training
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Dowling, Earl E. – College and University, 2015
"While community college enrollment has generally declined by about 2 or 3 percent annually in recent years--due to some extent to the improving economy--some colleges have bucked the trend" (Ashford 2015). What made the difference? Like many community colleges, College of DuPage has been concerned with access and affordability. The…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment Trends, Access to Education, Paying for College
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Greenberg Motamedi, Jason; Jaffery, Zafreen; Hagen, Allyson – Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2016
Getting a student's name right is the first step in welcoming him or her to school. Staff members who work with student-level data also know the importance of accurately and consistently recording a student's name in order to track student data over time, to match files across data sets, and to make meaning from the data. For students whose home…
Descriptors: Sino Tibetan Languages, Indo European Languages, Russian, Afro Asiatic Languages
Front Range Community Coll., Westminster, CO. – 1999
This report lists support services provided by the Westminster Campus Special Services Department to the Westminster, Brighton, Longmont, and North Boulder Campuses. The Special Services Department provides disability services, including interpreting for the deaf, tutoring, gender equity support, and special populations transition support.…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Disabilities, Outcomes of Education
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Greenberg Motamedi, Jason; Jaffery, Zafreen; Hagen, Allyson; Yoon, Sun Young – Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2017
Getting a student's name right is the first step in welcoming him or her to school. Staff members who work with student-level data also know the importance of accurately and consistently recording a student's name in order to track student data over time, match files across data sets, and make meaning from the data. For students whose home…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Chinese, Indo European Languages, Korean
Healthy Schools Network, Inc., 2013
States compel children to attend school; in fact, 98% of all school-age children attend schools--irrespective of conditions. Yet the environmental conditions of decayed facilities or facilities close to hazards can damage children's health and ability to learn. At the same time, it is well documented that healthy school facilities can help…
Descriptors: Health Insurance, Risk, Public Health, Diseases
Scott, George A. – US Government Accountability Office, 2011
With the passage of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 (Post- 9/11 GI Bill), Congress created a comprehensive education benefit program for veterans, service members, and their dependents pursuing postsecondary education. Since implementation, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has provided just over $5.7 billion for…
Descriptors: Veterans Education, Federal Aid, Veterans, Dependents
McKibben, Sarah – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2009
This article reports that according to First Focus, a bipartisan advocacy organization for children and families, a predicted two million children will lose their homes over the next two years because of the foreclosure crisis. From an economy deep in recession, an entirely new population of homeless students has emerged. And with job losses at…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Economic Climate, Principals, Administrator Role
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center. – 1994
This guide, which was developed as part of Texas' home economics education program, is intended to assist teachers of a hospitality services course focusing on the food and lodging segments of the hospitality and tourism industry. The first 40% of the approximately 600-page guide consists of strategies for teaching each of 29 essential…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Dining Facilities, Equipment Maintenance
Al-Harake, Mounzer – 1993
This teacher's guide for the hospitality and tourism industry is designed to include the entry-level competencies students will need to enter any of the occupational areas identified in the front-desk section of the lodging occupations cluster. These occupations include front-desk clerk, cashier, telephone operator, guest-service agent,…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education
Parker, Yana – 1995
This book, which is designed for individuals in skilled trades and service occupations, contains 132 sample resumes for occupations in the following occupational categories: automotive and heavy equipment; construction and maintenance; customer service; hotel, restaurant, and food service; office; trades; warehouse, manufacturing, and electronics;…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Blue Collar Occupations, Building Trades, Career Education
Front Range Community Coll., Westminster, CO. – 1999
This report presents occupation and industry data (statewide and service area specific) for the purpose of assessing external forces in order to provide information to help guide policymaking at Front Range Community College. The report contains tables that display statewide occupational trends as published by the Colorado Department of Labor and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Industry
Joliet Junior Coll., IL. – 1982
This publication contains competency-based materials for hotel/restaurant management and culinary arts. The materials are designed for students to learn from a work station concept by rotating through a variety of real work settings in a hotel/restaurant environment. In addition, the materials indicate whether or not the students have developed…
Descriptors: Administration, Competency Based Education, Cooking Instruction, Curriculum
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