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King, James M.; And Others – 1985
The materials described here represent the conversion of a highly popular student workbook "Sets, Probability and Statistics: The Mathematics of Life Insurance" into a computer program. The program is designed to familiarize students with the concepts of sets, probability, and statistics, and to provide practice using real life examples. It also…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware, Death
National Education Association, Washington, DC. – 1966
This report explains the major considerations in developing group health insurance coverage for public school personnel. A general overview is given of (1) group health insurance coverage, (2) patterns of group health insurance, (3) group health insurance organizations, (4) eligibility and enrollment practices, and (5) continuous health insurance…
Descriptors: Employer Employee Relationship, Fringe Benefits, Health Insurance, Insurance
Insurance Educator, 1996
These two issues of a semiannual newsletter provide secondary educators with a greater knowledge of insurance, access to teaching materials, and insurance career information for students. Articles in the first issue are as follows: "Public Relations: Just What Do Those People Do?" (Patricia Hillis); "How U.S. Compares with Other Nations on Radar…
Descriptors: Business, Careers, Distributive Education, Driver Education
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Costrell, Robert M. – Journal of School Choice, 2015
District costs for teachers' health insurance are, on average, higher then employer costs for private-sector professionals. How much of this is attributable to collective bargaining? This article examines the question using data from the National Compensation Survey (NCS) of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the state of Wisconsin. In…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Health Insurance, Teacher Employment Benefits, National Surveys
Instructional Objectives Exchange, Los Angeles, CA. – 1972
To help classroom teachers in grades K-9 construct mathematics tests, fifteen general objectives, corresponding sub-objectives, sample test items, and answers are presented. In general, sub-objectives are arranged in increasing order of difficulty. The objectives were written to comprehensively cover three categories. The first, graphs, covers the…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Cognitive Objectives, Criterion Referenced Tests, Curriculum Guides
Cook, Thomas J. – Business Officer, 1981
Information on provisions of group life insurance plans and the tendency of colleges and universities to provide this coverage is considered. There has been an increase in the percentage of institutions adopting group life insurance plans over the last decade. Absence of coverage is concentrated among smaller two-year and four-year institutions…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Eligibility, Fringe Benefits
Comptroller General of the U.S., Washington, DC. – 1974
This document examines the fiscal year 1973 financial statements of the Student Loan Insurance Fund, administered by the Office of Education, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Findings indicate: (1) The automated Guaranteed Student Loan System (GSLS) contains inaccurate data files and computer programs that do not process the data…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Needs, Financial Policy, Higher Education
Holstein, Karen E. – 1987
In response to the rising costs of health care and large increases in insurance premiums, a study was conducted at Lakeshore Technical Institute (LTI) to investigate the feasibility of using a self-funded health insurance plan at the college. Data were obtained through a literature review; telephone and on-site discussions with a personnel…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Community Colleges, Cost Effectiveness, Health Insurance
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Wiener, Joshua M.; And Others – Gerontologist, 1987
Conducted descriptive analysis of 31 private long-term care insurance policies. Examined policies for premium rates, extent and levels of coverage, restrictions of eligibility to purchase a policy, and indemnity payment levels. Findings suggest that policies are expensive, impose numerous restrictions, offer limited coverage for certain services,…
Descriptors: Costs, Financial Problems, Health Insurance, Nursing Homes
Denton, Laurie R. – Business Officer, 1985
Colleges and universities are facing difficult choices as insurance companies cancel coverage or demand premium increases of up to 800 percent. The current crisis is blamed on the way the industry has been managed. Financial managers, rather than underwriters, took over the industry. (MLW)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Problems, Higher Education, Insurance
O'Malley, Michael J. – American School Board Journal, 1991
Increasingly, districts are using deferred compensation arrangements as part of the superintendent's total compensation package. Superintendents can fund such plans by purchasing tax-deferred annuities or single-premium life insurance policies. The latter seems a better plan for both the school board and the superintendent's family. (MLH)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Compensation (Remuneration), Cost Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
Hall, Charles P., Jr.; Kuder, John M. – 1990
A 1989 mail survey collected data regarding health insurance from 18,614 small business owners who were employer members of the National Federation of Independent Business. In all, 5,368 usable surveys were returned for a 29 percent response rate. Data were obtained on opinions about health care, health care markets, and general health policy;…
Descriptors: Adults, Employer Attitudes, Entrepreneurship, Fringe Benefits
Kern Community Coll. District, Bakersfield, CA. – 1985
In an effort to assess the overall fringe benefit programs of community college districts in California and to determine the dollar amounts paid certificated employees, fringe benefit and salary remuneration were calculated for all 70 districts in the state. Study findings included the following: (1) 13 districts offered a "cafeteria…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Fringe Benefits, Salaries, School Personnel
Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC. – 1984
The first of two hearings on the topic of health care costs, their effects on the economy, and ways to curb costs was held in Washington, D.C. Testimony was heard from representatives of Chrysler Corporation, Ford Motor Company, American Farm Bureau Federation, Washington Business Group on Health, American Association of Retired Persons, American…
Descriptors: Business, Cooperation, Costs, Economically Disadvantaged
Sindt, Roger P.; Harris, Jack – 1982
Designed to assist prospective buyers in making such important decisions as whether to buy a new or older home and within what price range, the guide provides information on the purchase process. Discussion of the purchase process covers the life-cycle costs (recurring homeownership costs that must be met every month); selection of a home;…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Consumer Education, Contracts, Credit (Finance)
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