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Coulter, Tricia; Zaleski, Ashley – Education Commission of the States (NJ3), 2007
This issue of "The Progress of Education Reform" highlights data and research on why teachers leave, how attrition affects teacher shortages across the nation and the importance of working conditions for student performance. It focuses on: (1) reasons for teacher turnover; (2) elements of working conditions related to teacher retention…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Teacher Shortage, Educational Change, Faculty Mobility
Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2017
The Rostrum is a quarterly publication of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) Effective Participation in Governance: Policies and Practices (Julie Bruno); (2) TOP Code Alignment Project and Impacts on Local Coding (Craig Rutan); (3) Focus on Transfer: ADTs, UCTP Degrees, and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Leadership Responsibility, Governance, State Legislation
Kallio, Brenda; Geisel, Richard – National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), 2007
Public schools are unique environments where the rights and responsibilities of one individual or group can easily, if unintentionally, infringe on the rights and responsibilities of other individuals or groups. This can leave public school employees wondering about the nature and scope of their rights. While it is well established that public…
Descriptors: Work Environment, School Personnel, Principals, Secondary School Teachers
Public Policy Forum, 2008
A survey of 414 child care providers in southeastern Wisconsin reveals that cost as well as low wages and lack of benefits for workers can constrain providers from pursuing improvements to child-care quality. Of survey respondents, approximately half of whom are home-based and half center-based, 13% have at least three of five structural factors…
Descriptors: Wages, Low Income, Achievement Tests, Public Policy
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2005
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This February 2, 2004 issue of "Chronicle for Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Who's in Charge Here?" (Fish, Stanley); (2) "Conference Man…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Higher Education, Conferences, College Faculty
Brauner, Jessica; Gordic, Bonnie; Zigler, Edward – Society for Research in Child Development, 2004
Currently there is a lack of affordable, accessible, quality child care in America. A substandard child care system not only negatively affects families, but also impacts broader societal and political issues, such as the economy, gender equity, tax and budget policies, and welfare reform. In this report, the authors propose two recommendations to…
Descriptors: Child Care, Preschool Education, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement