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Avery, Leanne M. – Theory Into Practice, 2013
Whether playing outdoors or working on the farm, rural children acquire science and engineering skills throughout their daily lives. Although 11.4 million children in the United States grow up in rural areas, compared to 14.6 million in urban areas, relatively little attention is given to rural science education. This article demonstrates that…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Science Education, Educational Environment, STEM Education
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Lee, Hwa; Templeton, Rosalyn – Theory Into Practice, 2008
With the passage of landmark federal laws, equal access to technology for all students, regardless of their abilities, has been getting increasing attention in the field of education. Although considering a continuum of assistive technology (AT) items and services for individuals with disabilities is a mandated practice, education and…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Disabilities, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology
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Campbell, Roald F.; Boyd, William L. – Theory Into Practice, 1970
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Financial Support, Higher Education
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Mattick, Ilse – Theory Into Practice, 1973
Program modifications guided by the emerging insights into developmental and experiential factors in children's lives seem even more urgent today, since political, economic and technical issues tend to be given major emphasis, with the needs of the children themselves all to frequently treated as an after-thought. (Author)
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Early Experience
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Abrams, Carol; And Others – Theory Into Practice, 1978
A California model Integration Incentive Act proposing financial bonuses to school districts for giving pupils integrated education opportunities is presented. Some of the more difficult policy issues involved in drafting an integration incentive plan are examined, and cost estimates based on California school district data are discussed. (MJB)
Descriptors: Cost Estimates, Desegregation Plans, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support