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National Education Association, 2019
Poverty and trauma impact student brain development, health, and behavior. The stressors of poverty (lack of nutritious food, unstable housing, etc.) and traumatic events can put students in a "fight" or "flight" mode. Operating from such places prevents students from accessing higher-order thinking and negatively impacts…
Descriptors: Poverty, Trauma, Educational Strategies, Teacher Student Relationship
National Education Association, 2018
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, establish and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships and make responsible decisions.…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Relevance (Education), Educational Needs
National Education Association, 2018
The data presented in this report 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 education varies on a state-by-state basis. Thus, NEA…
Descriptors: Public Education, Government Role, Educational Finance, Geographic Location
National Education Association, 2017
The data presented in this combined report provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. NEA Research offers this report to its state and local affiliates as well as to researchers, policymakers, and the public as a tool to examine public education policies, programs, and…
Descriptors: Public Education, Government Role, Educational Finance, Geographic Location
National Education Association, 2017
Efforts to subsidize private education take a variety of forms, with the most familiar being the private school voucher provided directly to parents. But there are other less direct ways governments subsidize private schools. One such method is to provide a tax credit to parents to offset their personal education expenses (education tax credit).…
Descriptors: Private Education, Grants, Tax Credits, Educational Benefits
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
Tuck, Kathy D.; Holmes, Dwight R. – National Education Association, 2016
This study analyzes data collected between 2000 and 2013 from the annual National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Common Core of Data (CCD) Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey; the NCES Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS); and the U.S. Census Bureau Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates Survey (SAIPE). The findings…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Media Specialists, Learning Resources Centers, School Libraries
Tuck, Kathy D.; Holmes, Dwight R. – National Education Association, 2016
At the request of New Business Item: 89 (NBI: 89) adopted at the 2015 NEA Representative Assembly, this study examines the extent to which students have access to public school library/media centers with qualified staff and up-to-date resources. The study explores trends in library/media center openings and closings as well as staffing patterns…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Media Specialists, Learning Resources Centers, School Libraries
Izard, Ernest – National Education Association, 2016
This handbook was created to provide National Education Association (NEA) member educators with a research-based description of the impact of poverty on teaching and learning. It is important to understand poverty's impact on children's educational success, along with strategies for overcoming the impact of poverty on the brain and learning. The…
Descriptors: Poverty, Trauma, At Risk Students, Student Needs
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
National Education Association, 2015
The data presented in this combined report 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 education varies on a state-by-state basis.…
Descriptors: Public Education, Government Role, Educational Finance, Geographic Location
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
Zande, Vande Robin – National Art Education Association, 2017
Students need lifelong skills to build their problem-solving capabilities for better understanding of the world and themselves. Working through design lessons allows them to directly apply thinking strategies and learning about facts, figures, and concepts while they are crafting meaningful ideas about the influence and social implications of…
Descriptors: Design, Art Education, Thinking Skills, Problem Solving
National Education Association, 2012
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. The National Education Association (NEA) Research offers this report to its state and local affiliates as well as to researchers, policymakers, and…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Public Education, Government Role, Educational Finance
Manifold, Marjorie Cohee, Ed.; Willis, Steve Ed.; Zimmerman, Enid, Ed. – National Art Education Association, 2016
Globalization is blurring the lines between once clearly defined groups of people, making cultural sensitivity more important than ever. Culturally sensitive art education can cultivate the ability for students to empathize with and care about others, but until now, few guidelines have existed to help art educators bring together those from…
Descriptors: Art Education, Cultural Relevance, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education
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