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- Front-line fury about `integration.' Hatton, Joanne // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;4/19/93, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p24
Discusses the legally, politically and financially volatile issue of integrating `special needs' students into regular classrooms in Alberta, Canada. Alberta Teachers' Association's (ATA); Difficulty with the term `special needs'; Resentment among some teachers; Parents' views; Funding; More. ...
- For some, e-mail becoming a form of harassment. // Black Issues in Higher Education;01/22/98, Vol. 14 Issue 24, p8
Offers a look at electronic crimes which are committed by university students. Information on a survey by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI); Reference to downloading of pornographic material by students; Details on Supreme Court rulings which has compounded the problem of electronic harassment.
- How college freshmen rate. // Black Enterprise;Sep90, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p45
Presents highlights of a recent survey on how college freshmen rate themselves. Compares overall results with those of freshmen at black colleges.
- Kids queue up for `LA's BEST.' Holmstrom, David // Christian Science Monitor;2/18/97, Vol. 89 Issue 57, p12
Presents information on the afterschool program, Better Educated Students for Tomorrow in Los Angeles, California (LA's BEST). Site coordinator of the program; Versions to be launched by other states; Views expressed by children; Activities performed by children in the program; Funding for LA's...
- Focus on bullies. // Current Events;12/15/89, Vol. 89 Issue 13, p3
Discusses a National School Safety Center (NSSC) survey on bullies in US schools. Explains how Scandinavian school systems handle the bullying problem.
- THE IMPACT OF SEVERAL DROPOUT PREVENTION INTERVENTION STRATEGIES ON AT-RISK STUDENTS. Larrivee, Barbara; Bourque, Mary Lyn // Education;Fall91, Vol. 112 Issue 1, p48
Evaluates the impact of six multilevel intervention models on student achievement, attitude, behavior, attendance, and dropout rates. The study attempted to identify components characteristic of effective dropout prevention programs. Individual strategies; School strategies; Community...
- Improving the assessment of Georgia students. // Education;Fall/Winter92, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p108
Examines changes in student assessment in Georgia. Blaming Georgia Criterion Referenced Tests (CRT) for test-driven curriculum; Quality basic education (QBE) law; New program of test administration; Need for authentic or performance testing in relation to local curriculum goals and objectives;...
- Student adventure blends travel with education. Gladue, Yvonne Irene // Alberta Sweetgrass;Mar2003, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p4
Describes experiences of the Keyano College, Fort Chipewyan campus students during their visit to sites of interests in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Mastery of geometry is key to black students' being accepted by college: Study. // Jet;10/15/90, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p24
No abstract available.