Six National Leaders Named by Education Secretary Arne Duncan to National Assessment Governing Board ; Current Chair David Driscoll, Former Massachusetts Education Chief, Reappointed
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Six leaders from around the country representing fields that include education, business, and policymaking have been appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board to serve a four-year term, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today. He also announced that the lone incumbent of this group--current Board Chair David P. Driscoll, former...
Empowering Special Education Clients Through Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration: Lessons Learned for Current Clients and Future Professionals
Successful advocacy on behalf of an exceptional child requires awareness of the child's specific disability as well as that individual child's strengths and weaknesses, which may be evidenced by, among other criteria, test results and scores, recommendations made by physicians, psychologists and educators,3 and the politics and resultant dynamics of special education, particularly at the local...
Preparedness for Mid-Career Transitions: Examining Current Practices in Management Education
This paper examines how MBA programs prepare graduates for involuntary, mid-career job loss. Numerous studies have identified responses that minimize negative consequences to such job losses and even increase opportunities for personal and professional growth. This paper summarizes those research findings and reviews the top 30 MBA programs to examine the extent to which the topics of career...
- 50 years of advocacy & support the Murphy family & foundation: from the council's beginnings with Charles H. Murphy Jr. championing Economic Education to the current generation, Economics Arkansas is truly grateful to the Murphy family and the Murphy Foundation for 50 years of advocacy and support.
Teachers: second-class citizens I have been a lifelong Republican, but the current education legislation in Tennessee has changed that.
- 45 CFR 2528.30 - What steps are necessary to use an education award to pay all or part of the current educational expenses at an institution of higher education?
Current Approach to Education Much Different Than Orr's
The Courier & Press editorial of May 1, "Daniels and Orr," was very interesting. Having served as a school superintendent during the Orr administration, I remember him fondly as the last governor to provide adequate funding for public schools.
Strongest Gains Are for Minority Students; 'No Child Left Behind Is Working' -- By Rod Page, Former U.S. Secretary of Education Current Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Center
There was good news - important news. The achievement gap has declined ... shrunk ... to the lowest level ever recorded. This happened while both White and Black scores increased, which means we didn't narrow the gap by diminishing the achievement of any racial group. By itself, this is a tremendous national accomplishment. These scores show the ripple effect of the law. No Child Left Behind...
- National Manufacturing Institute Collaborates with University of Phoenix to Offer Scholarships and Higher Education Opportunities to Current and Prospective Manufacturing Employees.
Education Reform a Moving Target: ; State Superintendent Outlines Current Proposals to State Board Members
State school board members were briefed on education reforms hashed out by a panel formed by Gov. Joe Manchin after legislators failed to reach consensus in a spring special session. Board member Wade Linger noted that the panel's recommendations aren't in line with the legislation the board recommended to the governor in April.
Supported Education for Returning Veterans with Ptsd and Other Mental Disorders
Military service itself has been documented as a positive turning point in enlistees' life trajectories. However, for the veteran population with psychiatric disorders, resources other than the GI Bill, such as supported education psychiatric rehabilitation programs, may be as important or more important to their post-service outcomes. Methods: This paper examines new clinical developments in...
Pa Department of Education: Federal Income Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Price School Lunches to Remain at Current Levels for 2010- 11
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal income guidelines to determine eligibility for free and reduced- price school meals and free milk will remain at current levels for July 2010 - June 2011, acting Education Secretary Thomas E. Gluck announced today. Schools and other institutions and facilities use the guidelines to determine eligibility for the National School Lunch...
- Professionals Keep Current with Continuing Education
Therapeutic Education Schools
...'To know oneself,' to have the freedom to dream and the tools to achieve those dreams were an integral part of the education he felt everyone deserved.". CURRENT CONDITIONS. For parents and families of children who have become out of control, therapeutic education programs are often the answer to help them restore family unity and turn the troubled child ...
- Civic education: recent history, current status, and the future.
Board's First Pick to Lead District Will Only Have 1- or 2-Year Contract
Now that Superintendent Pamela Brown is on her way out, what happens next? The current Board of Education is expected to convene a special meeting next week and to discuss who could temporarily step into the superintendent's role as soon as Brown walks out the door.
Are the Region's Education, Business Sectors Making the Grade?
As our region continues to emerge from the Great Recession and companies again look toward hiring, is the work force ready for these new opportunities? On Wednesday, The Roanoke Times will partner with Cox Business to present a panel discussion on the link between education and work force preparedness. Our panelists, led by moderator Julie Newman of Blue Ridge PBS, will consider a host of...
Half-Way Through the School Year
Combined with a current proposal by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to eliminate special education class size restrictions, the shortage of teachers will result in students living with disabilities being added to overcrowded general education classrooms and has led to some special education students not receiving adequate services for months, according to CTU.
- Making the grade: higher education is Utah's current business boom.
Rallying to Save Schools
...Let's not pretend that that's not racist," she added. The current plan calls to close a total of 54 schools. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the CPS school board say this ...
- Grants and cooperative agreements; availability, etc.: Professional education for current and prospective public child welfare practitioners leading to the MSW degree,
A Demographic Analysis of Graduate Programs in Higher Education Administration in the United States
This paper explores the history of Higher Education as a field of study as described in the literature and uses this as a foundation to explore the current context of graduate programs in higher education administration through a descriptive analysis of existing programs in the United States. Data analyzed in this study consider graduate programs in higher education administration under the...
Education: ; Current Economic Crisis Stirs Student Interest in Great Depression
MIAMI - The teenagers in Mr. Andrews' eighth-grade history class had a lot of questions about the Great Depression - and they weren't all related to the 1930s. Are we going to have a Great Depression now?" asked Meybys Rigal, 14, after the class drew parallels to the current economic downturn.
- Current Issues in Teacher Education; History, Perspectives, and Implications.
Second Annual Economic Summit at Morton College
... of Merchandise Mart, will deliver a speech to cap off the Summit on the importance of education today for you as a successful individual in the workforce tomorrow. Students of Morton College are ...