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Odongo, Rispa Achieng' – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The use of community service to promote learning and civic responsibility in higher education has blossomed since the 1980s. The problem addressed in this study was that although the X University initiated the required community service program in 2004, it had not assessed the effectiveness of the program from students' perspectives. Using Kolb…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Service Learning, Citizenship Education, Social Responsibility
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Anderson, Molly D. – Journal of Rural Studies, 2013
The right to food is widely accepted by nations, with the notable exception of the United States (US) and four other countries. The US government deals with domestic food insecurity through an array of needs-based food assistance programs instead of rights-based approaches; and administration officials have resisted the right to food for several…
Descriptors: Food, Hunger, Nutrition, Government Role
Roy-Rasheed, Lupita D. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This research project was a study of the philanthropic behavior of local alumni donors at two historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the South Central Region. Specifically, the research explored HBCUs' local alumni donors' experiences, perceptions, triggers, and motivations and how these factors influence alumni giving. This…
Descriptors: Alumni, Private Financial Support, Influences, Black Colleges
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Bello, Ismail – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2020
The post-basic education sector is critical to the achievement of the SDGs because this sector increase employability, helps build life skills, and most importantly, improves youth development. No doubt, if post-basic education improves, it will help in the actualisation of the seventeen goals of SDG. Findings reveal that Etisalat intervention in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Social Responsibility, Corporations
Lake, Robin; Yatsko, Sarah; Gill, Sean; Opalka, Alice – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2017
In cities where public charter schools serve a large share of students, the costs of ongoing sector divisions and hostility across district and charter lines fall squarely on students and families. Exercising choice and accessing good schools in "high-choice cities" can be difficult for many families, especially some of the most…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Districts, Public Schools, School Choice
Brown, Lauren Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Tactical corporate social responsibility (CSR) can play a central role in an organization's strategic management (Hamil & Morrow, 2011) by enhancing the relationship between an organization and its key stakeholders (Babiak & Wolfe, 2009). In the context of sport, these stakeholders can include fans, the media, team employees, and the…
Descriptors: Corporations, Social Responsibility, College Athletics, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Bryan, Audrey – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2013
This paper draws on the Republic of Ireland as a case study of the 'new' development advocacy, i.e. government, philanthropic, and celebrity humanitarian engagement with international development and statutory efforts to deepen understanding of international development among citizens in the global North (Biccum, 2010; 2011). It outlines some of…
Descriptors: Advocacy, International Programs, International Studies, Global Education
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Gali, Yarden; Schechter, Chen – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have been involved in academic programs in many Western countries, actively participating and reshaping policy implementation. This tremendous growth in external voluntary and philanthropic organizations in schools is associated with a global trend toward decentralization, commodification,…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, Voluntary Agencies, Philanthropic Foundations, Principals
Martinez, George Andrew – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Wide disparity exists in philanthropic giving to public, two-year community colleges as compared to public, four-year universities. Recent estimates indicate that 0.5 to 5% of all private philanthropic giving to U.S. higher education annually goes to public, two-year community colleges, with the remainder going to public and private four-year…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Higher Education, College Students, State Universities
Wolfe, Christy – National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2018
Charter schools today serve more than 3 million students. Nationally, these students account for approximately 6 percent of all K-12 enrollment, though the percentage is much higher in many communities. Research shows that charter schools on average have a positive impact on student outcomes, and survey data suggest that there are an additional…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Facilities, Federal Aid, Financial Support
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White, Julie – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2015
Australia's legal and policy frameworks serve to exclude from education those children and young people who live with challenging and chronic health conditions. The Australian experience is detailed here because it offers insight for education systems of other nations into the consequences of systemic oversight and complicated legal requirements…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chronic Illness, Special Needs Students, Access to Education
McLester, Susan – District Administration, 2011
Extensive media coverage of New York City's Harlem Children's Zone's cradle-to-career program over the past several years has served to focus mainstream attention on school reform in a way unprecedented in recent history. Cradle-to-career programs seek to provide children living in poverty with a high-quality birth-to-employment education through…
Descriptors: News Reporting, Urban Schools, Poverty, Disadvantaged Environment
Valle, Katherine – Association of Community College Trustees, 2016
Although the United States is touted as a country where anyone could be successful regardless of social class or national background, upward social mobility is hard to attain. Less than one in 10 children born into poverty will reach the top of the income distribution. For many individuals, postsecondary education has historically been a way out…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Access to Education, Postsecondary Education, Community Colleges
van Fleet, Justin W. – Brookings Institution, 2011
Major actors in the global education community are emerging with new education strategies, including the World Bank, U.S. Agency for International Development and U.K. Department for International Development. These strategies attempt to identify game-changing policies to make strides in global education in anticipation of the Millennium…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Global Education, Donors, Program Effectiveness
Edgington, Kyle Douglas – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Financing of public higher education has traditionally been considered a responsibility of state governments. Recently, however, public funding has reached historic lows as most states have issued deep cuts in appropriations to higher education as a reactive measure to the Great Recession. Pressured to replace the shortfall in public funding,…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Leadership, Administrators, Leadership Styles
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