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National Education Association, 2016
The data presented in this combined report--"Rankings & Estimates"--provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. As one might expect in a nation as diverse as the United States--with respect to economics, geography, and politics--the level of commitment to…
Descriptors: Public Education, Government Role, Educational Finance, Geographic Location
National Education Association, 2015
First passed in 1965 to ensure that every individual has access to higher education, regardless of income, the Higher Education Act (HEA) governs the nation's student-aid programs, federal aid to colleges, and oversight of teacher preparation. This brief report discusses 4 National Education Association (NEA) priorities: (1) Make college more…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Coffman, Ann Nutter; Patterson, Richelle – National Education Association, 2014
Teacher preparation plays a critical role in ensuring that teachers are prepared to lead and impact student learning from the first day they are responsible for student learning. The best way to ensure that every teacher is "profession-ready" from their first day as a teacher-of-record is for preparation programs to incorporate teacher…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Student Teaching, Residential Programs
Bastos, Flávia, Ed.; Zimmerman, Enid, Ed. – National Art Education Association, 2015
In three broad sections--Foundations, Pedagogies, and Contemporary Issues--the editors and chapter authors of "Connecting Creativity Research and Practice in Art Education" articulate the significance of reconsidering creativity as a crucial dimension of art education research and practice today. This book represents a groundbreaking…
Descriptors: Art Education, Creativity, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship
National Art Education Association, 2015
"Design Standards for School Art Facilities" is an invaluable resource for any school or school district looking to build new facilities for the visual arts or renovate existing ones. Discover detailed information about spaces for the breadth of media used in the visual arts. Photographs illustrate all types of features including…
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Visual Arts, Arts Centers
Beudert, Lynn; McClure, Marissa – National Art Education Association, 2015
This book presents a range of possibilities and starting points for--and conversations about--meaningful journeys related to the exploration of visual arts content and the engagement of learning. The authors highlight and blend theoretical, practical, and flexible approaches to integrating curriculum inquiry and curriculum design. "Curriculum…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Inquiry, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research
National Education Association, 2010
For many years, there have been efforts to promote the development of national standards for education in the United States. In the Spring of 2010, the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) completed a project to develop Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Leading education organizations, such…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Educational Policy, Educational Improvement, Partnerships in Education
Mobley, Pamela Rios – National Education Association, 2010
In 2005, the National Education Association (NEA) began publishing a series of reports on the status of underserved groups in education. This report on the status of women and girls is based on the principle that every student has the human and civil right to a quality public education. America's public schools are expected to serve the needs of…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Females, Womens Education, Civil Rights
National Art Education Association, 2014
Fully updated to reflect current issues in the field of art education. Checklists embedded in charts allow users to indicate where their school or district stands in relation to the criteria--which has been expanded to include district wide, elementary, middle, high school, and superior standards. The criteria within the checklists reflect…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Art Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Principles
Sleeter, Christine E. – National Education Association Research Department, 2011
Ethnic studies includes units of study, courses, or programs that are centered on the knowledge and perspectives of an ethnic or racial group, reflecting narratives and points of view rooted in that group's lived experiences and intellectual scholarship. Supporters say ethnic studies promotes respect and understanding among races, supports student…
Descriptors: Ethnic Studies, Units of Study, Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness
Wolman, Paul, Ed. – National Education Association Research Department, 2010
A continuing need for comprehensive and timely information about the public school teachers of the United States led the National Education Association (NEA) Research Division in 1956 to develop the first of a series of surveys and subsequent reports covering various aspects of teachers' professional, family, and civic lives. The NEA has conducted…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Teacher Characteristics, Federal Legislation, Public School Teachers
National Education Association Research Department, 2010
The data presented in this combined report--"Rankings & Estimates"--provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. As one might expect in a nation as diverse as the United States--with respect to economics, geography, and politics--the level of commitment to…
Descriptors: School Statistics, State Departments of Education, Enrollment, Public Education
National Indian Education Association, 2012
This volume contains advocacy briefing papers presented at the 15th Annual National Indian Education Association (NIEA) Legislative Summit held February 15-15, 2012 in Washington, DC. The following papers are included: (1) Become a Powerful Advocate; (2) NIEA Legislative Priority for 2012: Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education…
Descriptors: Student Records, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Pilot Projects
Kim, Robert – National Education Association Research Department, 2009
On July 17-18, 2008, the National Education Association hosted the NEA National Summit on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) Issues in Education in Chicago, Illinois. The purpose of the Summit was to gather leading researchers, scholars, and practitioners on GLBT issues in education to assess the status of GLBT students in the United…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Homosexuality, Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Environment
National Education Association Research Department, 2009
The data presented in this combined report--"Rankings & Estimates"--provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. As one might expect in a nation as diverse as the United States--with respect to economics, geography, and politics--the level of commitment to…
Descriptors: School Statistics, State Departments of Education, Enrollment, Public Education
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