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Physicians in Schools Committee – J Sch Health, 1970
Describes programmatic endeavors to improve health education by enlisting cooperation of community agencies and medical associations, and utilizing instructional materials which have been evaluated in pilot programs. (CJ)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Committees, Drug Abuse, Elementary Schools
Schools, Leo P. – Media and Methods - Exploration in Education, 1971
The most successful assignment the author has developed is having students analyze magazine advertisements. The students consider audience, classification, appeal, visual factors, and selling technique. (Author/JB)
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Instructional Materials, Periodicals, Reading Assignments
CITIZENS SCHOOLS COMMITTEE OF CHICAGO – 1964
THE CITIZENS COMMITTEE OFFERS SUGGESTIONS FOR COMPENSATORY EDUCATION TO MEET THE NEEDS OF ALL CHILDREN LIVING IN AREAS OF HIGH TRANSIENCY WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED A MEAGER EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND. THE SUGGESTIONS ARE--THAT CLASS SIZE BE LIMITED TO 25 STUDENTS. THAT THE LENGTH OF SCHOOL IN "DIFFICULT" AREAS BE LENGTHENED, AND THAT THE SALARY…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Bibliographies, Class Size, Compensatory Education
BRUNNER, CATHERINECITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, MD. – 1964
THE BALTIMORE PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTITUTED A PRESCHOOL PROGRAM TO ENRICH THE LIVES OF 4- AND 5-YEAR-OLD, CULTURALLY DEPRIVED CHILDREN. THIS PROGRAM ATTEMPTED TO ESTABLISH A RAPPORT BETWEEN TEACHERS AND PARENTS, AND TO PREPARE THE CHILDREN FOR REGULAR SCHOOL CLASSES. THE CHILDREN WERE PUT IN A SENSORY-RICH LEARNING ENVIRONMENT TO AROUSE INTEREST,…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Disadvantaged
EL PASO PUBLIC SCHOOLS STAFF – 1955
THE EMPHASIS IS GIVEN TO PUPIL PARTICIPATION AND THE BEGINNING OF INFORMAL WRITING AND READING. CHILDREN WITH TWO PREVIOUS YEARS OF ORAL SPANISH CAN BE TAUGHT TO READ THE WRITTEN SYMBOLS FROM AN ASSOCIATION OF THE WRITTEN WORD WITH THE ORAL WORD. A CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF SPANISH VOWEL SOUNDS IS NECESSARY FOR THIS TRANSITION. ORAL RECOGNITION AND…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Grammar, Guides, Instructional Materials
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Frisby, Craig L. – Contemporary School Psychology, 2020
Charter schools are a growing phenomenon in the contemporary educational landscape. In this article, charter schools are defined, and the various reasons that contributed to the creation of, and interest in, charter schools are briefly described. Select examples of successful, well-performing charters are profiled, along with criticisms of charter…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Psychology, Counselor Attitudes, College Faculty
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Buckman, David G.; Hand, Nathan W. J.; Johnson, Arvin – NASSP Bulletin, 2021
The purpose of this study was to contribute to the body of literature regarding decisions school leaders make when developing strategic plans to improve student outcomes. This study investigated whether there is a significant relationship between school climate and graduation rates for public high schools in the state of Georgia when controlling…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Public Schools, High Schools, Educational Environment
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Alberts, John – Gifted Child Today, 2021
This article provides a description of partnerships with Austin Public Schools supporting gifted education and the lessons learned.
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Public Schools, Gifted Education, Talent Development
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Darnell, Jean – Knowledge Quest, 2021
As a Black school librarian in Texas, there's one set of rules for her colleagues and another for Jean Darnell. Here she shares the difficulty she has endured trying to empower students to become active and engaged citizens while challenging school traditions. As an educator and school librarian for almost twenty years, she hesitated to even join…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, African Americans, Social Justice
National Association for College Admission Counseling, 2020
According to a national [2017-18] survey conducted by National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), school counselors overwhelmingly oppose efforts to arm educators as a response to gun violence in schools. Nearly three-quarters of 2,251 counselors who responded were either "somewhat opposed" or "strongly…
Descriptors: School Counselors, School Safety, Weapons, Gun Control
Eko, Leanne; Beechler, Liz – Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2020
Many students rely on school meals to meet their nutritional needs. Additionally, the economic impact of COVID-19 has resulted in more families needing assistance. The intent and purpose of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child Nutrition Programs is to ensure access to meals for students in need. Meal service is expected to continue whether…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, School Schedules
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Elbedour, Salman; Alsubie, Futiem; Al'Uqdah, Shareefah N.; Bawalsah, Joseph A. – Children & Schools, 2020
The fundamental need for safety in schools requires research-based and trauma-informed strategies for implementing crisis management plans (CMPs). Beyond the immediate harm, longer-term potential outcomes of crises are psychological trauma and damage to the reputation for safety of the school, leading to staff attrition. An effective CMP involves…
Descriptors: Crisis Management, Emergency Programs, School Safety, Planning
Burgoyne-Allen, Phillip; O'Keefe, Bonnie; Schiess, Jennifer O'Neal – Bellwether Education Partners, 2019
This brief examines school integration and school choice through the lens of school transportation. It first provides a brief history of the role transportation has played in integration and choice policies. It then dives into three examples of initiatives that combine choice and integration, and the challenges they pose for transportation,…
Descriptors: Student Transportation, School Desegregation, School Choice, Magnet Schools
Glazer, Jeremy – Phi Delta Kappan, 2020
One way to identify good schools is to look for the schools where teachers want to work. Jeremy Glazer interviewed teachers in one large urban school district who moved from hard-to-staff schools to some of the district's most desirable schools, asking what motivated their moves and why the schools they sought out were attractive to them. These…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Urban Schools, Teacher Motivation, Teaching Conditions
Dockweiler, Katie A.; Diamond, Lindsay L. – Communique, 2020
For many years, directly addressing the mental and behavioral health needs of students was not a primary role I (Katie Dockweiler) played in the schools where I worked within the Clark County School District (CCSD), Nevada. Over my 14-year tenure, I have served as a bilingual school psychologist consulting with nearly 100 schools on second…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, School Psychology, Barriers, Urban Schools
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