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  • Teacher Preparation Issues

    The Secretary establishes new regulations to implement requirements for the teacher preparation program accountability system under title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), that will result in the collection and dissemination of more meaningful data on teacher preparation program quality (title II reporting system). The Secretary also amends the regulations governing the...

    ... teachers and employers (districts and schools), and the States, IHEs, and programs themselves ...Teacher Preparation Programs: Education Should Ensure States Identify Low-Performing Programs ... outcomes--such as average daily attendance in schools, which is often uniformly quite high ... accreditation should remain a voluntary, independent process based on evolving standards ...

  • Final Priorities, Requirements, and Definitions-Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grants for National Leadership Activities

    The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement announces final priorities, requirements, and definitions under the CSP Grants for National Leadership Activities. The Assistant Deputy Secretary may use one or more of these priorities, requirements, and definitions for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2015 and later years.

    ... authorized public chartering agencies, or authorizers, should approve only high-quality charter petitions, it is not feasible ... and authorizer practices through: Collective voluntary accountability, where a self-monitoring network could exist ... in that the list of achieved results include student attendance, retention rates, and postsecondary attendance and persistence ...

  • Adjustments to Limitations on Designated School Official Assignment and Study by F-2 and M-2 Nonimmigrants

    The Department of Homeland Security proposes to amend its regulations under the Student and Exchange Visitor Program to improve management of international student programs and increase opportunities for study by spouses and children of nonimmigrant students. The proposed rule would grant school officials more flexibility in determining the number of designated school officials to nominate for...

    ... of Homeland Security has certified the school for the attendance of F and/or M students. See 8 U.S.C. 1372; 8 CFR 214.3. ... such study by F-2 and M-2 children to prevent an alien who should be properly classified as an F-. 1 or M-1 nonimmigrant from ... pursue less than a full course of study is an entirely voluntary one and schools will do so only if the benefits to them outweigh ...

  • Administrative Reviews in the School Nutrition Programs

    As required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, this final rule revises the State agency's administrative review process in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program to establish a unified accountability system designed to ensure that school food authorities offering school meals comply with program requirements. The updated administrative review process includes...

    ... of the meal patterns and a belief that all children should receive free meals, and the third addressed the need to increase ... the valuable knowledge that SAs have gained through the voluntary implementation of the updated administrative review process. FNS ... eligible, by type for the review period, adjusted for attendance at the reviewed schools;. Each type of food service line ...

  • Title I-Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged (Migrant Education Program)

    The Secretary issues regulations to implement the Migrant Student Information Exchange (MSIX), a nationwide, electronic records exchange mechanism mandated under title I, part C, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA). As a condition of receiving a grant of funds under the Migrant Education Program (MEP), each State educational agency (SEA) must collect, maintain,

    ... are designed to facilitate timely school enrollment, grade and course placement, accrual ...States' previously voluntary participation in MSIX reflects the value they see ... agreed with the Department that it should be terminated because it was too costly and ... was enrolled (regardless of actual attendance). Citing the variation in State procedures for ...

  • Practice and Research in Career Counseling and Development--2012.

    ... Counseling and Development, Professional School Counseling Journal, and Rehabilitation Counseling ... student responsiveness; event attendance; visibility of die career center; and connections ..., and adults to the stress of voluntary career transitions as well as gender ... and that these individuals' resiliency should not be overlooked. . Science, Technology, ...

  • Impact Aid Programs

    The Secretary proposes to amend the Impact Aid Program regulations issued under title VIII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA or ``the Act''). The proposed regulations govern Impact Aid payments to local educational agencies (LEAs). The program, in general, provides assistance for maintenance and operations costs to LEAs that are affected by Federal activities.

    ...Therefore, commenters should be careful to include in their comments only ... invite you to comment on the ways in which school districts can collect data for counting ... options for reporting average daily attendance and to make them available to all States. ... would clarify that a waiver must be voluntary and must reflect an understanding on the part of ...

  • Beyond basic education: exploring opportunities for higher learning in Kenyan refugee camps.

    ... with practitioners, observation in schools and learning centres, and data from ... promoting primary and secondary school attendance by ensuring opportunities, be they limited, to ... whether the international community should prioritize higher/adult education and training at ... difficulties of attaining informed and voluntary consent given our time constraints and the power ...

  • Mississippi is burning Georgia's peaches because Alabama is no longer a sweet home: a legislative analysis of Southern discomfort regarding illegal immigration.

    ...In conjunction with Form 1-9, the voluntary E-Verify program was established in 1996 to allow ... must verify citizenship for public school enrollment through mandatory verification. (139) ... schools have seen a 5% decrease in attendance from its 32,000 Latino student body. (178) In ...(98.) Kathy Chu, China's grain demand should boost U.S. exports, USA TODAY (Feb. 19, 2011), ...

  • Claiming The Clergy Residence Deduction - CRA And The Courts Provide Further Guidance.

    .... Eligibility of School Chaplain to Claim the Deduction . In the second ..., CRA stated that the following factors should be considered: . how often ministering is ... be "ministering to a congregation" if attendance at chapel service is: (a) voluntary; and (b) not ...

  • Are charters enough choice? School choice and the future of Catholic schools.

    ... after school for charter school students, and, while attendance at these classes is not mandatory (and cannot be, by law), ...'s largest teachers union, asserts that "[p]rivate schools should not be allowed to convert to public charter schools." (42) And, ... a "wrap around" charter school model that incorporates voluntary religious education classes before or after school. (48) Diocese ...

  • Mirrored externalities.

    ...At first blush, compulsory school attendance laws for children might seem like a ... as generating negative externalities that should be dealt with by imposing a Pigovian tax. (138) ... to veer quite quickly into softer, more voluntary, and arguably less effective tacks such as ...

  • When one's right to marry makes others "unmerry".

    ..., this essay suggests that Obergefell should be seen as a step toward reconciling this ongoing ... discrimination? (9) Would religious schools be able to forbid same-sex relationships or ... the state's compulsory school attendance law, which required them to send their children ... Locke argued that churches ought to be voluntary associations, with members freely choosing to ...

  • Unconditional acceptance: the Supreme Court of Missouri's interpretation of Missouri Revised Statutes section 167.131.

    Turner v. School District of Clayton, 318 S.W.3d 660 (Mo. 2010) ... School District had an average daily attendance of approximately 23,550 students in 2009, (1) ... Corporation" to execute the urban voluntary school transfer program to the City of St. Louis. ... for its determination that the State Board should unaccredit the district. (80) The loss of ...

  • Proposed Priorities, Requirements, Definitions, and Selection Criteria-Charter Schools Program Grants to State Educational Agencies

    The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement proposes priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria under the Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grants to State educational agencies (SEAs). The Assistant Deputy Secretary may use one or more of these priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2015 and later years....

    ...Therefore, commenters should be careful to include in their comments only information that ..., performance on statewide tests, annual student attendance and retention rates, high school graduation rates, college and ...renewal, or voluntary termination of a charter) during the project period. (f) ...

  • Military service academies; policy guidance and oversight; revisions,

    ...--Academy Assessment Report and Preparatory School Assessment Report (Format) Appendix C to Part ...Disenrollment. The voluntary or involuntary termination of a cadet or ... recoupment commensurate with their attendance at the Academy, in accordance with the procedures ... change in the attrition pattern should be assessed. (4) Graduation rates for the ...

  • Adjustments to Limitations on Designated School Official Assignment and Study by F-2 and M-2 Nonimmigrants

    The Department of Homeland Security is amending its regulations under the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to improve management of international student programs and increase opportunities for study by spouses and children of nonimmigrant students. This rule grants school officials more flexibility in determining the number of designated school officials to nominate for the oversight...

    ... of Homeland Security has certified the school for the attendance of F and/or M students. See 8 U.S.C. 1372; 8 CFR 214.3. ...approved school and whether the individual nominee should be referred to other ICE programs for further investigation. ...In addition, SEVP provides an Internet-based voluntary SEVIS training, which DSOs are strongly encouraged to complete. ...

  • Collateral compliance.

    ... collateral tax sanctions can promote voluntary tax compliance more effectively than the threat ...Governments should therefore embrace collateral tax sanctions as a ..., the annual state fair boasts attendance rates that are among the highest of such events ..., monetary and otherwise, of going to law school and taking the bar exam. Of course, this ...

  • The cultural foundations of the Islamist practice of charity in Morocco.

    ...Studies of the voluntary sector have come up with astounding results about ... to put into practice a monolithic Maliki school with uniform ideas to all of the population ... al-Mahdi! He who wants to attain happiness should come to you!" (cited in Jarid 2000, 160). . ... with the help of CDs and mandatory attendance of Dar l-Qur'an, a Salafi institution for ...

  • The future of sharia law in American arbitration.

    ... on by most Muslims, there are differing schools of Islam, each of which interprets the content of ... and was due to a disagreement over who should be chosen as leader--a caliph--in Muhammad's ... similar rates of religious service attendance. (72) Possibly most important, Muslim-Americans ... the principle of comity, involving "voluntary recognition" given by the courts of one state "to ...

  • 3 things lawmakers can do now for our youngest learners: it's never too early to start teaching a child.

    ... $7 billion nationwide during the 2015-16 school year, a 12 percent increase from the year before, ... and public attention, preschool attendance rates still lag. Only about 10 percent of all .... Reforms should be systemic, focusing on the ways various ... lawmakers passed a law requiring all voluntary preschools to meet the criteria for a "highly ...

  • The Religion Clauses of the First Amendment

    § 32.1 The Establishment Clause. § 32.1.1 Introduction. § 32.1.2 The Development of Establishment Clause Doctrine. § 32.1.2.1 The Natural Law Approach. § 32.1.2.2 The Formalist Approach. § 32.1.2.3 The Holmesian Approach. § 32.1.2.4 The Instrumentalist Approach. § 32.1.3 Specific Examples of Establishment Clause Analysis. § 32.1.3.1 The School Cases. A. The Instrumentalist Era. B. The Modern...

    ... ecclesiastical establishment, which should give to a hierarchy the exclusive patronage of ... of respect are the product of free and voluntary choice by the faithful, and from recognition of ... believers and non-believers." In School District of Abington Township v. Schempp , 9 ... in all schools covered by compulsory attendance laws. As to the second prong, the Court did not ...

  • Racial classification and ascriptive injury.

    .... Should the reader doubt the continuing relevance of our ... (e.g., the black neighborhood or the white school). It also describes the consequences of the ...The boundary supports continuing "voluntary" segregation by creating dangerous neighborhoods ..., Educational Gerrymandering?: Race and Attendance Boundaries in a Demographically Changing Suburb, ...

  • Investigating the programmatic attack: a national survey of veterans treatment courts.

    ...(33) Therefore, the court should adjust its actions to aid in the therapeutic ... the ideal due to the exclusion (voluntary and involuntary) of specific stakeholders. (45) . ... of VTCs also verified treatment attendance (94.6%), performed housing drop-ins (76.0%), ... Use of Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Law School Clinical Education: Transforming the Criminal Law ...

  • Program Integrity: Gainful Employment

    The Secretary amends regulations on institutional eligibility under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), and the Student Assistance General Provisions to establish measures for determining whether certain postsecondary educational programs prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation, and the conditions under which these educational programs remain eligible...

    ..., the issues addressed by the regulations should be addressed instead as a part of HEA ... federal loan eligibility for students at schools with very high cohort loan default rates'' ... title IV, HEA program funds for attendance in another eligible program. According to the ... earnings; or a decrease in income is voluntary. At a minimum, income is imputed to equal the ...