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Nakamoto, Jonathan; Rice, John – WestEd, 2017
This study describes the results of a survey administered to alumni of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship's (NFTE) education programs. These programs aim to improve the entrepreneurship knowledge and skills of middle and high school students in under-resourced communities throughout the United States. The study was designed to gather…
Descriptors: Networks, Entrepreneurship, Alumni, Surveys
Bracco, Kathy Reeves; Klarin, Becca; Broek, Marie; Austin, Kim; Finkelstein, Neal; Bugler, Daniel; Mundry, Susan – WestEd, 2014
The Core to College initiative aims to facilitate greater coordination between K-12 and postsecondary education systems around implementation of the Common Core State Standards and aligned assessments. Core to College grants have been awarded to teams in Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oregon,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, College School Cooperation, Alignment (Education)
Bracco, Kathy Reeves; Dadgar, Mina; Austin, Kim; Klarin, Becca; Broek, Marie; Finkelstein, Neal; Mundry, Susan; Bugler, Dan – WestEd, 2014
"Core to College: Preparing Students for College Readiness and Success" is a three-year initiative. The initiative's mission is to "facilitate greater coordination between K-12 and postsecondary education systems around implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and aligned assessments." Its aim is to foster…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Student Evaluation, College Readiness, Alignment (Education)
Sanders, Nancy; Kearney, Karen; Vince, Scott – WestEd, 2012
The Integrated Leadership Development Initiative (ILDI) is a cross-agency partnership that focuses on collaboratively guiding and supporting leader development and improving conditions of leadership so that there are highly accomplished leaders in every district and school in California. In this brief, ILDI focuses on Principal Evaluations and…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Evaluation, Data, Information Utilization
Nodine, Thad; Jaeger, Laura; Venezia, Andrea; Bracco, Kathy Reeves – WestEd (NJ3), 2012
Across focus groups consisting of current and former community college students in four states (Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, and Texas), a consistent message resounded: Students want to be more connected to their colleges, from the moment they enter until the day they complete their studies. They want to feel more connected to faculty, staff,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Community Colleges, College Students, Focus Groups
Corbett, Julie – Center on School Turnaround at WestEd, 2015
This brief is one in a series highlighting state policies, regulations, practices, laws, or other tools intended to create the necessary conditions for school and/or district turnaround. Each brief includes an overview of the relevant turnaround tool, its development process, its impact, and lessons learned that could assist other education…
Descriptors: State Policy, State Regulation, Educational Practices, School Turnaround