Citations with the tag: EDUCATORS
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- Rhode Island allocates additional $3.5M to 1999 technology budget.
// Electronic Education Report; 09/30/98, Vol. 5 Issue 18, p6
Reports that the Rhode Island State Legislature has allocated addition $3.5 million to 1999 technology budget for schools.
- A framework for theory applicable to the education of landscape architects (and other environmental design professionals)
Steinitz, Carl // Landscape Journal; Fall1990, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p136
No abstract available.
- Majority Of Teachers Ill-Prepared To Integrate Technology Into Classes.
Steinitz, Carl // Educational Marketer; 09/06/99, Vol. 30 Issue 25, p4
Focuses on the report `New Teachers and Technology: Examining Perceptions, Habits and Professional Development Experiences,' by Market Data Retrieval which examined teachers' preparedness in integrating technology into their classrooms.
- Editor's Introduction.
Jones, Anthony // Russian Education & Society; Dec2004, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p3
Introduces a series of articles concerning education in Russia, published in the December 2004 issue of the periodical "Russian Education and Society".
- Editor's Introduction.
Jones, Anthony // Russian Education & Society; Oct2007, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including the achievement of Soviet education from 1985 to 2005 and another on the analysis of the structural problems facing Russian education.
Coryton, Demitri; Hargreaves, Arabella; Marshall, Michael // Education Parliamentary Monitor; Nov2008, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p943
This article discusses various reports published within the issue including a synopsis of parliamentary and government activity in November 2008, answers to written parliamentary questions, published research journals, document reviews, publications, early day motions, written ministerial...
Coryton, Demitri; Hargreaves, Arabella; Marshall, Michael // Education Parliamentary Monitor; Jan2009, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p5
Several reports discussed within the issue are presented including an article on the issue of eliminating selection in primary education in Northern Ireland, another article that promotes early year education profession to men in England and another article debating on secondary education in...
- the gift of education.
Risner, Joshua // Warrior Citizen; Winter2010, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p24
No abstract available.
- Can our colleges fix our schools? Three guiding maxims.
Finn Jr., Chester E. // Academic Questions; Spring91, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p62
Presents three guiding maxims for people in higher education to address problems affecting primary and secondary education. Importance for colleges in not harming the schools with bad ideas; Important role of college entrance standards; Importance of giving any reasonable alternative teacher...
Moloney, Bernadette // Asian Business Review; Dec96, p135
Reports that rising incomes and increasingly complex industrial processes are fuelling demand for higher training and education in Asia Pacific. Stretch of resources because of higher education demand; Comments by Denis Blight, chief executive at IDP Education Australia; Other authoritative...
- Audiotex is learning new lessons in school.
Cortez, John P. // Advertising Age; 7/20/92, Vol. 63 Issue 29, p16
States that parents who want to check on their children's school work may soon be able to dial up recorded updates from teachers, and more than likely the message will be accompanied by an ad. Ameritech Publishing has been testing a program through its Touch Four audiotex system; Allows parents...
- News commentary and opinion.
Derryck, Vivian Lowery // Africa Report; Jul/Aug92, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p71
Discusses how education continues to be the linchpin of development in African countries and long after most development projects have run their course, the benefits and cost effectiveness of investment in education are clear. The conclusion reached at a seminar of more than 250 African alumni...
- A math question for the superintendent: Why 4 times more cost for 10 percent less result?
Byfield, Link // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 2/1/93, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p2
Examines the reasons why Canadian education is falling apart. The central Alberta County of Lacombe school deputy superintendent Lyle Lorenz; Economic Council of Canada's shocking report; Four times more money spent on 10 percent poorer results in education; Feel-good schooling theory; Why...
- Low esteem for self-esteem.
Hatton, Joanne // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 3/1/93, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p30
Outlines the new list of official goals of the Edmonton Public School Board as approved last December. The chief objective for the next three years is to improve student achievement with emphasis on mathematics and science. Previous three-year priority was to improve student achievement and...
- Turfing the twin rivers trustees.
Hazelwood, Kim // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 6/7/93, Vol. 20 Issue 25, p28
Recounts the past four, turbulent years of the Twin Rivers School Division No. 65, Canada, whose new board was terminated two weeks ago by Minister of Education Halvar Jonson allegedly because the education of the students in the division was at risk. Contention review committee's findings were...
- Time out for `time-out' rooms.
Touby, Frank // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 6/21/93, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p34
States parents in Edmonton are calling cosily appointed `time-out' rooms brutally oppressive. Alberta public schools have used the small cells to allow troublemakers time to cool off since the abolition of the strap.
- To see where our schools are headed, take a look at the Soviet Union.
Byfield, Link // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/5/93, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p2
Compares the collapse of the communist states with the state of Canada's fossilized and disintegrating school system. Figures from Statistics Canada that 30 percent of high school graduates can't read simple English and 36 percent can't do simple arithmetic; Lack of response in the school...
- At Lord of the Flies Composite High, students have `unconditional self-regard.'
Stolee, Leif // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/5/93, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p15
Argues that the latest rash of headlines such as `teachers fear students' amounts to clear proof of malpractice on the part of principals, collusion on the part of senior administration and cowardly evasion of their public duty on the part of trustees. Discipline problems result of educators who...
- `Abandoning the schools to the kids.'
M.J. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/5/93, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p33
Tells how Edmonton Police Chief Doug McNally called for police officers in every high school two weeks ago after he found teachers an an unidentified Edmonton high school in a staff room while a gang-style brawl was taking place at the school. Numbers of police officers permanently stationed in...
- A choice of illusions.
Jenkinson, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/12/93, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p33
Blames the Ontario government acceptance of the report `Living and Learning,' by Lloyd Dennis and Emmett Hall for the flood of school experimentation that began in 1968, and has continued ever since. The Hall-Dennis report is currently suffering blistering fire by a growing wave of conservative...
- Alberta is going to wreck the charter school experiment before it starts.
Stolee, Leif // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 3/28/94, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p37
Argues that the stated purpose of Alberta Education in regard to pilot charter schools, `the development of innovative alternatives within the public school system,' is a summary of all that has wrecked schools over the past generation. Two basic types of charter schools; Why `innovative...
- Only radical restructuring will match Asia.
Jenkinson, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 11/7/94, Vol. 21 Issue 47, p31
Argues that Alberta, Canada must reconstruct its education system to compete with Asian counterparts in the new global economy. Grade 11 honor student's amazement after a two-month exchange trip to Japan; How top officials in Alberta education warn that schools must improve student outcomes.
- Fast tracking.
Jenkinson, Michael // Automotive Marketing; Apr98, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p9
Presents information pertaining to the educational Kids Race Against Drugs program, and the car called `Sonic Thunder.' Information on the program; Purpose of the program; Reference to the renaming of the Winston Cup race; Features of the car; Identification of engine which powered the car.
- Washington update.
Dervarics, Charles // Black Issues in Higher Education; 01/22/98, Vol. 14 Issue 24, p6
Presents news briefs pertaining to education. Details on the reauthorizing of the Higher Education Act (HEA), a federal law governing aid to colleges and universities; Information on the defense of affirmative action in higher education by President Clinton.
- School named after King despite opposition by white parents.
Dervarics, Charles // Black Issues in Higher Education; 01/22/98, Vol. 14 Issue 24, p8
Gives information on opposition by white parents to the naming of a high school in Riverside, California. Why parents objected to naming the school after Martin Luther King Jr; Reference to the opening of the school; Comments from Lew Vanderzyl, president of the Riverside Unified School District.
- Respecting the strength of black youth.
Patterson, Barbara // Black Issues in Higher Education; 01/22/98, Vol. 14 Issue 24, p31
States that black students who achieve success in the United States must develop the ability to overcome the preferential treatment and ongoing favoritism of White entitlement. Information on Black Americans who have attended colleges and schools which favors the privileged; Statistical...
Patterson, Barbara // Black Enterprise; Sep86, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p59
Several suggestions are offered for pooling untapped resources to insure financial security for your college years.
Patterson, Barbara // Business News New Jersey; 12/27/95, Vol. 8 Issue 24, p20
Looks at education for the state of New Jersey. Figures for enrollment in public schools system, college and graduate.
- Top 50 educational institutions.
Barbarello, Kathleen // Business News New Jersey; 07/28/97, Vol. 10 Issue 26, p22
Presents a listing of the top 50 educational institutions in New Jersey.
- Why privatizing public education is a bad idea.
Honig, B. // Brookings Review; Winter90/91 Vol9 Issue1, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p15
Refutes the idea of two theorists who claim that bureaucracy in democratically regulated schools hampers their ability to focus on academic achievement and that schools should therefore become market-driven institutions. John E. Chubb and Terry M. Moe; Problems with creating market-driven...
Honig, B. // Crain's Chicago Business; 7/4/94, Vol. 17 Issue 27, Market Facts pF42
Presents statistics of budget allocation for education in Illinois as of July 4, 1994. Highest- and lowest-spending high-school districts; Highest- and lowest-spending elementary school districts; Metro Chicago education levels for 1993; Average teacher's salary by county; Day care in the metro...
Honig, B. // Crain's Chicago Business; 07/07/97, Vol. 20 Issue 27, pF32
Presents statistical information on education in Chicago, Illinois. Information on enrollments at different types of institutions; Financial information of school districts; Average salaries.
- Who's who: Education.
Honig, B. // Crain's Chicago Business; 09/01/97, Vol. 20 Issue 35, pWW34
No abstract available.
- Virginia's professional development initiative wins national attention.
Manzo, Kathleen Kenned // Community College Week; 8/26/96, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p17
Focuses on a professional development program in Virginia. Appreciation of the importance of professional development; Instructional development to improve classroom teaching.
- Arkansas officials consider overhauling education department.
Manzo, Kathleen Kenned // Community College Week; 9/23/96, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p2
Reports that education officials in Arkansas wants to eliminate their education system and to coordinate general, vocational and adult education as one. Need to strengthen education at all levels in Arkansas; Comment from Luke Gordy, a state Education Board member.
- Candidates offer different educational incentives.
Dervarics, Chuck // Community College Week; 9/23/96, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p11
Looks at what presidential candidates, Bill Clinton and Robert Dole are planning for education, as they prepare for the 1996 presidential elections in the United States. Clinton's plan for a $1,500-a-year tuition tax credit; Provisions made for parents to save college tuition money tax-free...
- Election carries major implications for education.
Dervarics, Charles // Community College Week; 11/4/97, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p14
Looks at how the outcome of presidential elections in the United States, scheduled for November 1996, will impact upon education. Debate as to whether the election results will affect the Education Department, student aid or affirmative action; How the Republican Party and the Democratic Party...
- Louisiana finally lays foundation for statewide system.
Dyer, Scott // Community College Week; 07/28/97, Vol. 9 Issue 26, p2
Looks at the approach taken by Baton Rouge, Louisiana on the politics of post secondary education. Information on the vocational classes implemented by the state; Examination on the steps taking by Louisiana officials on the promotion of education; Comments from J. Robert Cavanaugh chancellor...
- Open eyes, open minds, open doors.
Henn, Edward M. // Community College Week; 09/22/97, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p4
Opinion. Discusses the educational system in Florida. Details on the system's funding strategy; Details on higher education in the state; Details on performance-based funding; Effects of fiscal constraints.
- High-school art for a `leg up.'
Henn, Edward M. // Ceramics Monthly; Jan1998, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p12
Presents information on the report called `Preparing Your Child for College'. Who the report was issued by; What the term `Getting a `leg up' means in relation to the report; Reference to the National Art Education Association (NAEA); Comments from David DeLuca, NAEA secondary director.
- America 2000.
Henn, Edward M. // Congressional Digest; Dec91, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p294
Presents an excerpt from a message to the Congress from President George Bush, dated May 22, 1991, which discusses the America 2000 Excellence in Education Act, a bill to help America attain the National Education Goals by the year 2000. What legislative initiative the act includes; The Merit...
- Provisions of H.R. 3320.
Henn, Edward M. // Congressional Digest; Dec91, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p296
Presents an excerpt from a summary of H.R. 3320 prepared by the House Education and Labor Committee. The bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to establish a new Title VIII to authorize formula grants to the states. What the bill will support; State requirements; Details.
- Recent Action in the Congress.
Henn, Edward M. // Congressional Digest; Dec91, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p297
Examines how in April 1991 the Bush administration unveiled its education reform package, America 2000, which contained several `choice' proposals. Description of the proposals; Committee action in response to the proposals; Outlook.
- Should School Choice be Included in Federal Education Reform? PRO.
Henn, Edward M. // Congressional Digest; Dec91, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p298
Presents various statements in support of HR 3320, the Comprehensive Neighborhood Schools Revitalization Act (now the Neighborhood Schools Improvement Act). Supporters include: Rep. Richard K. Armey (R.-Tex.); Rep. John Boehner (R.-Ohio); Joe Nathan, PhD, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public...
- Should School Choice be Included in Federal Education Reform? CON.
Henn, Edward M. // Congressional Digest; Dec91, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p299
Presents various statements from people who do not support HR 3320, the Comprehensive Neighborhood Schools Revitalization Act (now the Neighborhood Schools Improvement Act). Dissenters include: Rep. William J. Jefferson (D.-La.); Rep. Matthew G.Martinez (D.-Calif.); Lewis Finch, PhD,...
- Why schools may not improve.
Henn, Edward M. // Commentary; Oct84, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p40
The National Commission on Excellence in Education's 1983 Report, `A Nation At Risk' finally brought attention to the decline in quality in the nation's schools. However, opponents of reform are now trying to divert the discussion through a variety of tactics, so that necessary reforms may not...
- A nation still at risk.
Finn Jr., C.E. // Commentary; May89, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p17
Opinion. Reports on the scant progress made in American public education since the publication of the National Commission on Excellence in Education's `A Nation at Risk.' Obstacles to success; Facts versus critical thinking.
- The notebook.
Finn Jr., C.E. // Christian Science Monitor; 4/14/98, Vol. 90 Issue 96, pB2
Presents news and information pertaining to education for April 14, 1998. Marcopolo, an online guide to educational Web sites for kindergarten through grade 12; Countries which have the most public libraries; Claims from the United States National Academy of Sciences that evolution must be...
- Gold-star ideas from Latin American schools.
Finn Jr., C.E. // Christian Science Monitor; 4/22/98, Vol. 90 Issue 102, p10
Introduces a series of articles on education and teaching in rural schools. Community centers and instruction in schools in Latin America.
- The notebook.
Hoyle, John Christian; White, Elizabeth Ross // Christian Science Monitor; 6/9/98, Vol. 90 Issue 135, pB2
Presents education news from around the world for June 9, 1998. The World Kids Network of Web sites; The resurging interest in the Civil War after the publication of `Cold Mountain,' by Charles Frazier; The history of ice cream; Why city officials in Boston, Massachusetts are considering ending...