- Inspiring words for educators. Spark, Muriel; Walker, Lou Ann; Mill, John Stuart // Curriculum Review;Jan2002, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p1
Presents inspiring words for educators in the United States. Announcement of classrooms for homeless children; Details on motivational techniques; Impact of school errors to students.
- An Alternative Definition of Quality of Undergraduate College Education. Nordvall, Robert C.; Braxton, John M. // Journal of Higher Education;Sep/Oct96, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p483
Critiques traditional approaches to defining the quality of higher education in United States. Alternative perspective that overcomes limitations of traditional approaches; Focus on fundamental course-level academic processes; Level of understanding of course content expected of students.
- Break the mold. Daggett, Willard // Vocational Education Journal;Mar96, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p54
Comments on the state of vocational education in the United States. Education system's inability to keep pace with the expanding knowledge and skill requirements needed by graduates; Education standards and reform; Challenges for the vocational education teacher.
- The Educational 'State of the Union,' 1979. Hallmark, Steve // Educational Leadership;Jan1979, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p227
Reviews the state of U.S. education in 1978. Issue on money; Discussion on public distrust of educators; Prospects for 1979.
- A Sojourner's Stories. Burkett, Lowell A. // Techniques: Connecting Education & Careers;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p24
Discusses the author's contributions to the American Vocational Association (AVA) after World War II. Administration of a government-supported vocational education training program for veterans in Robinson, Illinois; Entry into AVA; Experiences as an AVA executive director; Study of the West...
- Wider Education. Finneran, Kevin // Issues in Science & Technology;Winter1999/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p15
Ponders on the role of education in the 21st century in the United States. Critical problems in education; Significance of the higher education in promoting humanism in the society; Role of the market forces in the direction of higher education.
- Remarks in a Roundtable Discussion on Higher Education in Chicago, Illinois. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;8/14/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 32, p1825
Presents the text of a speech given by United States President Bill Clinton at a roundtable discussion in Chicago, Illinois on August 10, 2000 which deals with the status of higher education in the country.
- An American imperative: Higher expectations for higher educations. Brock, William E. // Liberal Education;Winter94, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p50
Opinion. Focuses on the need to change the formal education system in the United States. Working group the Johnson Foundation in January 1993; Three central issues for higher education to address; Challenges to trustees, administrators, faculty and students; Need to support higher education as...
- Corporation Education? Cone, Elizabeth // Community College Week;7/22/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 25, p4
Comments on the creation of an educational maintenance organization (EMO) in the U.S. Information on a report released by Coopers and Lybrand regarding the EMO; Background on the for-profit trend in higher education; Views on instructional technology.
- Support Postsecondary Education And Address Cost Issues. BENJAMIN, ROGER // NonProfit Times;8/1/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p32
The article provides the author's view about the importance of postsecondary education in the U.S., highlighting issues related to resistance to increases in school funding.