Citations with the tag: EDUCATION -- United States
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- Higher education experts see `more of the same' for the coming year.
// Academe; Sep/Oct95, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p7
Reports on the opinion of some of the higher education policy experts on the issues that are of prime concern in influencing the academic events. Clifford Adelman, senior research analyst in the Department of Education's Office of Educational Research Information; Alexander W. Astin, director...
- Affirmative action.
Burgan, Mary // Academe; Mar/Apr96, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p2
Opinion. Suggests that the competition for spaces in what are considered the `best' colleges and universities in the United States is a narrow concept of higher education. Scenario to explain the point made; Pressure on affirmative action.
Burgan, Mary // Academe; Nov/Dec97, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p7
Presents information on issues relating to education in the United States. Information on a survey which was conducted on tuition prices by the College Board; Details on a report on graduated in science and engineering which was issued by the Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology.
Burgan, Mary // Academe; Nov/Dec97, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p8
Presents information on issues related to education in the United States. Details on the National Adjunct Faculty Guild conference which will be held on April 3-5, 1998; Information on the Invisible College request for members; Introduction of a guide from the Committee on Science, Engineering,...
- From the new editor.
Schrecker, Ellen // Academe; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p7
Discusses the crisis of higher education in the United States. Details on the competition between private and public institutions; Indication that academic freedom is being put at risk.
- College cost comission drafts report.
Long, Cynthia D. // Academe; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p11
States that the United States National Commission on the Cost of Higher Education has completed its investigation. Who appointed the commission; When the report will be released; Function of the commission.
- A focus on youths and adults with disabilities.
Brand, Betsy // American Rehabilitation; Autumn92, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p2
Focuses on education for students requiring rehabilitation services, using America 2000 as the basis for coordination of the Office of Vocational and Adult Education and the Rehabilitation Services Administration. Ideas for the effectiveness of the American education system; Need for a system...
- Suffering an education.
Morgan, David L. // American Nurseryman; 3/1/2003, Vol. 197 Issue 5, p8
Focuses on issues related to education in the U.S. Cost of educating one's self; Popularity of home schooling in the country; Alternative ways to educate children.
- Can colleges be reengineered?
Gales, Ron // Across the Board; Mar1994, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p16
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- House considers cutting education budget.
Dervarics, Charles // Black Issues in Higher Education; 06/11/98, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p4
Reports on the lack or absence of funding for education programs in the United States in 1998. Cut in federal budget for education, job training and human services; Non-defense discretionary spending.
- What's new.
Evelyn, Jamilah // Black Issues in Higher Education; 06/25/98, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p7
Notes programs, accreditations and opportunities in United States higher education. Includes Spike Lee's financing of a film screening room at Long Island University, Brooklyn; Multicultural Education Initiative established by Kansas State University and the KSU Foundation; Precalculus courses...
- Programs, accreditations, & opportunities.
Evelyn, Jamilah // Black Issues in Higher Education; 08/20/98, Vol. 15 Issue 13, p15
Notes programs, accreditations and opportunities concerning black higher education in the United States recent to August 1998. Includes construction of a research telescope at Leeward Community College; North Carolina A&T State University's Development and University Relations division's...
- Programs, accreditations, & opportunities.
Evelyn, Jamilah // Black Issues in Higher Education; 09/17/98, Vol. 15 Issue 15, p13
Presents notes about higher education programs, accreditations and opportunities in the United States. College Board and CollegeLink's partnership that will allow high school students worldwide to apply for college over the Internet; Loan program by Citibank for New York University for foreign...
- Answering the `why' of training: The hierarchy of tasks.
O'Connor, Brian J. // Military Intelligence; Jan-Mar93, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p16
Describes a process for helping squad, platoon, and company officer identify tasks for unit training as well as the supporting relationship of that task to the battalion's Mission Essential Task List in the United States. Foundation for defining the battalion's training program.
- Effective GSR training.
Colarusso, Michael; Sigler, Richard L. // Military Intelligence; Jan-Mar93, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p18
Deals with planning platoon training program in the United States. Using doctrine as a basis for training; Determining platoon collective tasks; Developing a hierarchy of tasks; Assessing training in the platoon; Productive working relationship between the platoon leader and the platoon sergeant.
- Training for an NTC rotation.
Wallace, Mark R. // Military Intelligence; Jan-Mar93, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p23
Describes a military training technique that serves as a model for company teams preparing for a National Training Center rotation in the United States. Alpha Team's mission of providing the intelligence and electronic warfare support; Critical tasks of individual and collective training...
- The bridge from education to the world of work.
Wallace, Mark R. // Black Collegian; Feb95, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p11
Reports on a new job search training program called `The Bridge From Education to the World of Work' for students who need a competitive edge in job-seeking skills. Program designed for classroom teaching; Contact information.
- Snapshots of American education.
Aaron, Henry J. // Brookings Review; Summer96, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p4
Focuses on the educational system of the United States. Background history; System of pre-college education; Standardized tests of math and science.
- THE SUPREME COURT AND THE ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE AT THE DAWN OF THE NEW MILLENNIUM: 'BRISTL[ING] WITH HOSTILITY TO ALL THINGS RELIGIOUS' OR NECESSARY SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE?
Russo, Charles J.; Mawdsley, Ralph D. // Brigham Young University Education & Law Journal; 2001, Issue 2, p231
Focuses on issues related to the place religion has in public education in the U.S. Role of religion in the Supreme Court's evolving First Amendment jurisprudence; Provision of aid to religion and religious institutions; Improvement of the quality of education.
- Learning--School, Home and Neighbourhood.
MacBeath, John // Hume Papers on Public Policy; 2000, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p1
Discusses the relationship between housing and education in the U.S. Research into school effectiveness and home-school learning; Determinants of educational success and life chances outside school; Emphasis of policy on the comprehension of influences.
- Give yourself a third degree.
MacBeath, John // Career World; Feb95, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p27
Presents a questionnaire on three educational paths. Four-year college; Two-year community college; Private vocational/technical school; Features; Prestige; Extracurricular activities; Amount of tuition; Entry to a job.
- Teaching in the 21st century.
Smith, Greg // Career World; Oct96, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p6
Focuses on the popularity of teaching as a career in the United States. Trends in teaching in the 21st century; Preschool and child-care teachers; Teachers of English as a second language (ESL); Vocational-technical teachers; Average salaries in different states; Qualifications of a teacher. ...
- Schools are businesses--the obese, bloated kind.
Ball, G. Carl // Crain's Chicago Business; 3/18/96, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p13
Discusses the problems of the American education system which result from its lack of goals and the absence of quality control measures. Inability of schools to operate like businesses; Need for efficiency and productivity; Problems caused by lack of resources; Necessity of business solution...
- Returning Congress faces uphill battle on vocational...
Dervarics, Charles // Community College Week; 9/23/96, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p3
Looks at the United States Congress' plans for vocational education programs. Efforts of Congress to provide funding for vocational education; Details of the 1997 Education Department funding program; Estimated amount of money allocated to adult training under the Job Training Partnership Act.
- College attendance increasing in the South, closing in on...
Dervarics, Charles // Community College Week; 10/07/96, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p6
Reports that according to a report on education in the United States region, states in the South are continuing to close the gap between them and the rest of the country. Other findings of the report; Names of states mentioned in the report; Who conducted the report.
- Embracing a new vision in the information age.
Harris, Zelema M. // Community College Week; 12/10/96, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p4
Examines the trends that are affecting higher education in the United States, and those trends which will ensure that colleges remain viable forces. Percentage of the workforce that will need to be retrained by the year 2000; Mismatch of what is provided by education and what is needed by the...
- Maintaining our dreams by changing the language of our...
Drumm, Kevin E. // Community College Week; 03/24/97, Vol. 9 Issue 17, p4
Opinion. Focuses on the Point of View column by James Tschechtelin in the January 1, 1996 issue of Community College Week. Information on statements made by Tschechtelin; Tschechtelin's views on African American education.
- Do the right thing for students, you do the right thing...
McCabe, Robert H. // Community College Week; 04/07/97, Vol. 9 Issue 18, p4
Opinion. Examines various aspects of higher education in the United States. Problems associated with student schedule and registration systems; Why policies and practices must be justified; Background on student financial aid programs.
- Rigorously relevant preparation for real-world situations.
Daggett, Willard R. // Community College Week; 04/07/97, Vol. 9 Issue 18, p4
Opinion. Discusses higher education in the United States. Concerns relating to the restructuring of the education system; Inability of educational systems to respond to a request for fundamental reform; Why community colleges are at an advantage; Type of curriculum best suited to students.
- The big lie.
Garmon, John F. // Community College Week; 06/02/97, Vol. 9 Issue 22, p4
Opinion. Asserts that there is a tendency in higher education in the United States in the late 1990s, to give students grades they do not deserve. Information from the Technical Education Resource Monitor on the grades of students in higher education; Importance of maintaining a good grade...
- Simple arithmetic: More growth+less money= big problems.
McCabe, Robert H. // Community College Week; 09/08/97, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p4
Opinion. Comments changes which will take place in American higher education. Least change to be experienced by residential universities and colleges; Description of higher education as a growth industry; Forecast of the Council for Aid to Education.
- Experts: Poor Scores in the TIMSS Report Highlight Problems in U.S. Education.
McCabe, Robert H. // Curriculum Administrator; Feb2001, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p10
Reports the poor scores of eight graders in the third international mathematics and science test for the year 2001 causing a problem in the United States education. Rank of the U.S. eight graders against thirty seven industrialized nations around the world; Comparison between the fourth and...
- A minister's primer on educational humanism.
Aspy, David N. // Counseling & Values; Apr93, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p171
Presents information as it relates to the views of many churches in the United States to humanist in education. Description of the attack on humanist; Calls for ministers to become more informed about educational humanism; What are humanists and humanism; Decrease in the number of educational...
- Families find homework is a tricky assignment.
Goodale, Gloria // Christian Science Monitor; 1/13/98, Vol. 90 Issue 33, p10
Looks at how families are dealing with the resurgence of assigned homework in schools in the United States in 1998. Questions about the relationship between homework and scores on standardized tests; Why some feel that the discipline that homework teaches is important; How some educators favor...
- The notebook.
Hoyle, John Christian; White, Elizabeth Ross // Christian Science Monitor; 3/24/98, Vol. 90 Issue 81, pB2
Provides news about education for children and parents. The virtual aquarium at www.tetra-fish.com; Kathleen Odean's `Great Books for Girls' and `Great Books for Boys'; Combining the leading methods of reading instruction for better performance; The importance of mathematics and English in...
- The notebook.
White, Elizabeth Ross // Christian Science Monitor; 4/28/98, Vol. 90 Issue 106, pB2
Presents news about education in the United States for April 28, 1998. KidNews, a Web site which allows kids to publish information on the Internet; The importance of planning a family camping trip; A quiz of rivers which students should be able locate; How suspended students in Wall Township,...
- The notebook.
Hoyle, John Christian; White, Elizabeth Ross // Christian Science Monitor; 6/30/98, Vol. 90 Issue 150, pB2
Presents news pertaining to education in the United States as of June 30, 1998. The Money Origami Web site; The Greek gods and goddesses; Driver's education; The use of credit cards by college students; Education savings tax breaks; The guide from the National Coalition of Girls' Schools which...
- Colleges that join forces will have a future.
Martin, James; Samels, James E. // Christian Science Monitor; 12/6/96, Vol. 89 Issue 9, p18
Focuses on the trend in higher education in the United States to affiliate colleges across states, to eliminate the duplication of costly programs. Creation of `Colleges of Fenway,' an alliance of five institutions in Fenway neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts; Why the institution was not...
- Governors vow to put kids at top of agenda--and still cut...
Knickerbocker, Brad // Christian Science Monitor; 1/17/97, Vol. 89 Issue 37, p3
Reports that Republican and Democratic governors have been stressing the need to put more resources into schools to make them better. Student aid placed at the top of the list of state legislatures; Importance of education, tax cuts, and welfare reform; How increased spending for public schools...
- Praise for president's classroom plans--now the hard part.
Baldauf, Scott; Thurman, Skip // Christian Science Monitor; 2/7/97, Vol. 89 Issue 51, p1
Focuses on the $51 billion education budget plans of Bill Clinton, the president of the United States, which were released on February 6, 1997. Response of inner-city school teachers to Clinton's proposals; Comments from Clinton; Clinton's proposals which are controversial; Reactions to...
- If you can read this, help.
Baldauf, Scott; Thurman, Skip // Christian Science Monitor; 2/7/97, Vol. 89 Issue 51, p20
Editorial. Discusses the `American Reads' literacy legislation, which is being supported by President Bill Clinton. Number of volunteer tutors who will assist classroom teachers; Argument from educators who are against the volunteers; Importance of volunteers to literacy programs.
- Asking for more.
Baldauf, Scott; Thurman, Skip // Christian Science Monitor; 2/20/97, Vol. 89 Issue 59, p16
Editorial. Suggests ways to improve the education system in the United States. Reference to a study called `Getting By'; Results of a survey by Public Agenda on this issue; Challenges faced by public schools.
- One way to handle more students: Build.
Baldauf, Scott // Christian Science Monitor; 6/24/97, Vol. 89 Issue 146, p3
Reports that some colleges around the United States are building different campuses to meet the increasing demand for higher education. What these new campuses will offer students; Reference to a study that warns of the drastic nature of the changes needed; Comments made by Thomas Kean,...
- Keeping educators up to date on rights of 'differently abled'
Delaney, Maggie // Christian Science Monitor; 1/16/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 35, p15
Presents the experiences of the author concerning the state of education in the United States and discusses the plans of the author in educating educators.
- To graduate, more schools require a class in diversity.
Farah, Samar // Christian Science Monitor; 2/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 64, p12
Reports that many schools in the United States are requiring courses on diversity in order to graduate. Findings of a survey by the Association of American Colleges and Universities about what percentage of colleges and universities have a diversity requirement or are on the way to implementing...
- Improvising a back-to-school life.
Lawrence, Lee // Christian Science Monitor; 3/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 84, p18
Discusses the trend of adults in the United States to enroll in universities and colleges. INSET: Try to keep the balancing act realistic.
- School decisions often leave residents and teachers feeling 'out of
Coeyman, Marjorie // Christian Science Monitor; 3/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 84, p19
Discusses the report 'Just Waiting to Be Asked?' by Public Agenda concerning the communication between school boards, teachers and community residents.
- Bush education plan meets new foe: GOP governors.
Chaddock, Gail Russell // Christian Science Monitor; 5/10/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 116, p2
Discusses the outlook for the policy of the United States on education, and the role of governors in changing the direction and content of the policy.
- What's New.
Teicher, Stacy A. // Christian Science Monitor; 5/15/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 119, p12
Presents news briefs related to education in the United States as of May 15, 2001 including the consideration of a bill in New York that would require schools to teach about the violation of Americans' civil liberties in World Wars I and II.
- Making friends with each other and with books.
Teicher, Stacy A. // Children Today; 1992, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p8
Discusses the Early Adolescent Helper Program and Helpers Promoting Reading. Why the programs were started; How the programs work; Benefits of programs to both adolescents and young children; Understanding books; Role playing; Program rationale; More. INSET: Sidebar (Reading, writing and...