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Permuth, Steve; Dalzell, Nicole – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2013
The advancement of modern societies is fueled by mathematics, and mathematics education provides the foundation upon which future scientists and engineers will build. Society dictates how mathematics will be taught through the development and implementation of mathematics standards. When examining the progression of these standards, it is…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Educational Change, Academic Standards, Teaching Methods
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development, 2016
Alaska's Department of Education & Early Development shares a vision that all students can succeed in their education and work, shape meaningful lives for themselves, exemplify the best values of society, and be effective in improving the character and quality of the world about them. To support this mission, the Alaska State Board of…
Descriptors: Public Schools, State Legislation, School Districts, Academic Achievement
Franz, Dana Pomykal; Hopper, Peggy F. – Online Submission, 2007
Background: Research is proposed for preservice secondary mathematics teachers to develop and use reading strategies in math classrooms. Purpose: to determine if increased instruction on using specific reading strategies in secondary mathematics classrooms significantly impacts a) the type of reading-specific instructional strategies used, b)…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Preservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers
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House, Jenny – T.H.E. Journal, 2013
When the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) became law in 2002, it provided large sums of money to states for education. The program also had very strict performance requirements, including a 2014 deadline for all students to be proficient in mathematics and language arts. To provide some relief from the provisions of NCLB, the Obama administration…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Compliance (Legal)
Achieve, Inc., 2010
"Perspective" is a monthly e-newsletter presenting news and views from Achieve. This month's issue commences with a report stating how over the past five years, since the National Governors Association (NGA) and Achieve co-sponsored the National Education Summit on High Schools, states have made impressive progress in aligning their high…
Descriptors: High Schools, State Standards, Global Approach, Graduation Requirements
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López, Francesca; McEneaney, Elizabeth; Nieswandt, Martina – American Journal of Education, 2015
Little research currently examines language instruction educational programs (LIEPs) in states with a more recent growth of the Latino English learner population. To meet this need, the authors examined the content each of the state LIEPs, focusing chiefly on the extent to which the types of language support, as well as the stipulations associated…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Bilingual Education Programs
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Community College Journal, 2009
Lawmakers this year on Capitol Hill will weigh critical issues of importance to the nation's community colleges. The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) will be hard at work to ensure the interests of two-year institutions are well represented. This article takes a brief look…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Higher Education, Federal Aid, National Security
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Burch, Patricia – Journal of Education Policy, 2007
While there has been considerable scholarship on the role of school and district leadership within instructional change, there has been little analysis of the values and orientations that undergird current policy debates about instructional leadership. This article outlines the importance of examining instructional leadership in the context of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Instructional Leadership, Administrators, School Personnel
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1994
These hearings transcripts record testimony given in Vancouver, Washington, on reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Ideas were solicited on ways the federal government could support local partnerships between the business and education communities. Prepared statements and transcripts of testimony are presented for the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Qualifications, Hearings