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ERIC - EJ1101971 - Political "Bildung" In The Context Of ...

Johann Friedrich Herbart (1776-1841) is considered the founding father of the science of education. In this article, I will try to show that Herbart sees the promotion of political "Bildung" as the task of discipline, instruction, and moral guidance, and that his work presents important components of a theory of political "Bildung" within an educational setting.

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ERIC - ED582580 - The Glass Ceiling Controlling Promotion ...

The Glass Ceiling Controlling Promotion of Women in Academia: A Phenomenological Study. Anderson, Natalie. ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, Northcentral University. While women are obtaining more college degrees than men, there still exists an imbalance of women leaders in higher education institutions. The purpose of this qualitative ...

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Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors: The Heart Smart ...

The health habits of high school students affect not only their current health but also their future risk for obesity and cardiovascular disease. The "Heart Smart Discussion Activity" was developed to provide information about heart health, good nutrition, physical activity, and stress management. It encourages students to discuss health-related information and set achievable behavioral goals ...

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Implementation Of "Heart Smart:" A Cardiovascular School ...

"Heart Smart," a research-based health promotion program for elementary schools, was tested in four elementary schools. The program's objectives, strategies, ...

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A Menagerie Of Promotional Characters: Promoting Food To ...

Conclusions and Implications: Promotional characters are largely used on food packaging to promote less-healthful food to children. Most of these characters are company-owned characters that are not subject to any form of regulation in Australia. Further efforts to limit this form of marketing to children are required. (Contains 2 tables.)

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Language Promotion For Educational Purposes: The Example ...

Language Promotion for Educational Purposes: The Example of Tanzania. Rubagumya, Casmir M. International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie , v37 n1 p67-85 1991

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Educational Vouchers For Universal Pre-Schools - ERIC

This article considers two issues regarding preschool education. First, it provides a brief set of arguments for government funding of universal, pre-school education. Second, it explores the applicability of a voucher plan using a regulated market approach for the funding of universal, pre-school education. Four criteria are used to assess the approach: freedom of choice, equity, productive ...

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ERIC - ED460175 - School Vouchers: Examining The Evidence ...

This study reviews recent empirical research on the effect of school vouchers on student achievement (particularly for low-income minorities attending private schools) and the effect of the threat of vouchers on low-performing public schools. The study examines the Milwaukee voucher experiment, the Cleveland voucher program, and new voucher research.

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Evaluating Voucher Programs: The Milwaukee Parental Choice ...

This paper is the first summary of two studies and 10 years of evaluating the Milwaukee Parental Choice (voucher) Program (MPCP). This paper discusses school voucher evaluations in general terms and how these studies are carried out. The paper outlines the types of studies completed in "Study I" and "Study II" and the results of those studies.

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ERIC - EJ1154775 - Understanding And Applying Research ...

The concept of research paradigm is one that many higher degree research students, and even early career researchers, find elusive to articulate, and challenging to apply in their research proposals. Adopting an ethnographic and hermeneutic methodology, the present paper draws upon our experiences as lecturers in Research Methods over many years, and upon pertinent literature to explain the ...

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The Participant Effects Of Private School Vouchers ... - ERIC

This review adds to the literature by being the first to systematically review all Randomized Control Trials (RCTs) in an international context. This paper presents three meta-analytic estimates of the impacts of school vouchers: (1) just in the U.S.; (2) just outside the U.S.; and (3) globally including the U.S. and all other countries.

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Worksite Health Promotion Activities. 1992 National Survey ...

The survey reported in this document examined worksite health promotion and disease prevention activities in 1,507 private worksites in the United States. Specificlly, the survey assessed policies, practices, services, facilities, information, and activities sponsored by employers to improve the health of their employees, and assessed health promotion activities sponsored by a random sample of ...

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ERIC - ED418527 - Talent Promotion In Germany., Bildung ...

Talent Promotion in Germany. Bildung und Wissenschaft, v4 1997. This issue discusses talent development in gifted children and youth. Articles include: (1) "Good and Goodness" (Roman Herzog), which addresses the need to provide gifted youth with financial aid to enable them to attend one of ten higher education institutions sponsoring gifted ...

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ERIC - EJ610080 - Let's Make A Deal Math: The Study Of ...

Presents a variety of problems for elementary and secondary school students that focus on probability. Activities involving coins, M & M candies, and the game show "Let's Make a Deal," are described, and Web sites for the activities are listed as well as sites for lesson plans. (LRW)

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The Indian Child Welfare Act In The Face Of Extinction. - ERIC

Discusses the history, purposes, and provisions of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA); recent high-profile transracial adoption cases; the debate over whether ICWA purposes have been realized; the proposed Adoption Promotion and Stability Act, which would severely limit application of ICWA to adoption cases; and proposed compromise amendments to ICWA to address Congressional and Indian concerns.

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ERIC - Search Results

To supplement the present weekly allotment of 30 minutes of physical education, a school district in southeastern North Carolina identified recess time as part of the state mandated (HSP-S-000) 150 minutes of physical activity (PA) per week and have purchased ...

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ED067771 - Education Resources Information Center

The material in this document is divided into three parts relating to the three debate propositions that: (1) a voucher system should be established as the primary means of financing elementary and secondary education in the United States, (2) governmental financial support for all public elementary and secondary education in the United States should be provided exclusively by the Federal ...

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Education Vouchers: A Report On Financing Elementary ...

Education Vouchers: A Report on Financing Elementary Education by Grants to Parents. Center for the Study of Public Policy, Cambridge, MA. The contents of this document are organized in nine chapters. Chapter One is "An Overview." ... the need for excess capacity in a voucher system, late applicants and running a lottery. Chapter Nine ...

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Dynamic Assessment Of Literacy: English As A Third ... - ERIC

The aim of this paper is to evaluate the applicability of Vygotsky''s sociocultural theory and the concept of dynamic assessment to the problem of assessing reading comprehension in English as a third language (L3). The study was conducted with immigrant students from Ethiopia studying at pre-academic centers in Israel. The assessment procedure included a pre-test, mediation, and post-test.

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ERIC - EJ569524 - The Health Protection/Health Promotion ...

Describes the Health Protection/Health Promotion Model of therapeutic recreation, highlighting its underlying concepts: the humanistic perspective, high-level wellness, the stabilization and actualization tendencies, and health. Describes components of the model (prescribed activities, recreation, and leisure), discusses utilization of the model in practice, and notes the model''s strengths and ...

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ERIC - EJ1099116 - Secular Humanism Vs. Religion? The ...

Since Mueller vs. Allen (1983), several legal decisions have attempted to clarify what is the appropriate relationship between religion and public education in a democratic society. During this time, the United States legal system has shifted, moving the historic "establishment clause" away from a strict "separationist" view and toward an "accommodationist" interpretation.

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ERIC - ED522737 - Early Childhood In Brazil: General ...

This paper describes important issues in the promotion of the development of children 0 to 6 years of age in Brazil, particularly in education, health, children''s rights and public policy. Brazil exhibits tremendous disparities and some of the worst welfare indicators in Latin America. Much of the population faces poverty, limited educational opportunities, and inequitable access to services ...

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ERIC - EJ1177345 - Tenure And Promotion In Honors, Honors ...

One of the major obstacles toward tenure and promotion in honors programs and colleges is that "Honors" is not a discipline. This does not mean, however, that honors education is not a profession. There is sufficient evidence across the country to indicate that there are educators in higher education who choose to work in honors programs or colleges exclusively.

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ERIC - ED454675 - Individualized Education Plan (IEP ...

This manual provides Tennessee educators with step by step procedures for completing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for students with disabilities. It begins by discussing the purpose of the IEP and providing an overview of federal law provisions governing IEPs. The following pages describe each provision of the IEP and list points to remember for each step of the process, suggested ...

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Race And School Vouchers: Legal, Historical, And Political ...

This article investigates legal and political issues as they relate to school vouchers serving students of color. Specifically, we draw on the empirical, historical, and legal research to examine whether school vouchers will create a more equitable system of education for poor students of color. First, we present a history of vouchers, including how they were used to support segregation.

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ERIC - ED339089 - Vouchers In American Education., 1990-Dec

A literature review on the use of vouchers in American education is provided in this paper. The following issues are discussed with a focus on the degree of government involvement and school district role: community resource equalization, family power equalization, the use of vouchers, public options, and responses to voucher programs.

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Towards A Definition: What Does "Health Promotion" Mean To ...

Background: As UK healthcare moves towards the ideals of prevention and enablement, health promotion is more commonly cited as an area of practice. In comparison with its allied health profession peers, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, the speech and language therapy profession has little evidence to demonstrate that it has explored what its members understand health promotion to mean ...

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Administrative Costs Of Education Voucher Programs. - ERIC

This paper focuses on the administrative costs of vouchers programs. It considers the tasks that public and private agencies must undertake and estimates the administrative burdens and cash flow that local programs create. It assumes that all voucher programs, including those meant in part to reduce overcrowding, will be voluntary. The paper starts by identifying the a€

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Subsidized Child Care In Cuyahoga County: Using The System ...

A focus group study examined child care experiences of 16 low-income women living in Cleveland, Ohio to gain an understanding of these women's experiences with child care in general and with the system that assures access to child care subsidies or vouchers for supported child care.

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Report Of The 2000 Joint Committee On Health Education And ...

Presents information from the 2000 Joint Terminology Committee of the American Association for Health Education/American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. This group meets each decade to evaluate current terminology in the field. In 2000, it reviewed 1990 terms, developed a list of criteria as the basis of the review, and created the current list.

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ERIC - Search Results

ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

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ERIC - ED527584 - School Leadership For Authentic Family ...

School leaders are increasingly called upon to pursue meaningful partnerships with families and community groups, yet many leaders are unprepared to meet the challenges of partnerships, to cross cultural boundaries, or to be accountable to the community. Alliances are needed among educators, families, and community groups that value relationship building, dialogue, and a€

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Tuition Discounting: Institutional Aid Patterns At Public ...

Recent data from the College Board's Annual Survey of Colleges reveal significant variation in institutional aid patterns among colleges and universities. The undergraduate tuition discount rate--the ratio of institutional grant aid to published tuition and fee charges--is higher at private institutions than at public institutions, but there are also notable differences within sectors.

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Determining A Relationship Between Higher Education ...

Institutions have increased the practice of tuition discounting, that is, the strategic use of price discrimination. During the past 30 years, both the average percent discount given to students and the proportion of students receiving tuition breaks have increased. As this practice has increased, there are financial determinants and implications that must be addressed.

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Super Kids--Superfit. A Comprehensive Fitness Intervention ...

Objectives and activities of the cardiovascular (CV) fitness program Super Kids--Superfit are related in this article. This exercise program is one component of the Heart Smart Program, a CV health intervention model for elementary school students. Program evaluation, parent education, and school and community intervention strategies are discussed.

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ERIC - Search Results

Objective: In the light of the shortcomings of curriculum-based health promotion in secondary schools, group motivational interviewing provides a potential alternative approach. This two-phase study set out to establish the key components, feasibility and acceptability of a group motivational interviewing intervention, focused on alcohola€

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ERIC - EJ669101 - Racial Segregation In American Churches ...

Examines how school vouchers could lead to further racial segregation in education. Addresses the likelihood that widespread implementation of vouchers could increase segregation by fostering the creation and expansion of church-affiliated elementary and secondary schools.

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ERIC - Search Results

The assumption that rational choice dynamics will lead to diversity of school supply is at the heart of K-12 school choice arrangements. Yet as the field of school choice becomes more established, there will be the "inexorable push toward homogenization." If vouchers, tuition tax credit scholarships, and education savings accounts becomea€

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ERIC - ED306921 - Navy Fast Track Program., 1989-Feb-20

Navy Fast Track Program. Dessel, Norm; Mehaffy, George. This paper discusses the critical shortage of math and science teachers in San Diego public schools and the necessary revision of the teacher preparation process to provide flexibility in expediting entry into the classroom of candidates with strong academic math/science backgrounds. U.S ...

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ERIC - ED582023 - The State Of Young Children In Israel ...

This document, based on the statistical yearbook, "Children in Israel 2014," presents data on the population of young children in Israel. The document presents a current picture of the well-being of young children in Israel intended to assist policy-makers and practitioners to understand the situation of this group of children and to provide a foundation for creating interventions based on ...

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ERIC - ED059484 - Aspects Of Sales Promotion., 1966

The seventh publication in a series of subject presentations in the field of administrative management for use by educators and businessmen who teach management courses is presented. These presentations are intended to be particularly useful to Distributive Education in the smaller community where library research facilities are limited and equipment for the production of visual aids is not ...

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School Choice Vouchers And Special Education In Indiana ...

Catholic schools are now located at a crossroads of school choice voucher programs and special education services. With enrollment in Catholic schools declining over the past several decades, voucher programs that allow parents to use public funds for tuition at private schools--including tuition for students with disabilities--could possibly help to steady or even reverse this decline.

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ERIC - EJ674565 - Voting On Vouchers: A Socio-Political ...

Describes the construction and results of a predictive model that could help identify what factors seemed to influence voter choices on a school voucher constitutional amendment in California. Precinct voting outcome data from the County of Los Angeles were linked to voter demographics along with measures of local school quality and existing schooling options.

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Why Don't Housing Choice Voucher Recipients Live ... - ERIC

We combine confidential administrative data from the Department of Housing and Urban Development on 1.4 million housing choice voucher holders in 15 states, with school-level data from 5,841 different school districts, to examine why the average housing voucher holder does not live near to higher-performing schools than otherwise similar ...

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Promotion In Times Of Endangerment: The Sign Language Act ...

Promotion in Times of Endangerment: The Sign Language Act in Finland. De Meulder, Maartje. Language Policy, v16 n2 p189-208 May 2017. The development of sign language recognition legislation is a relatively recent phenomenon in the field of language policy. So far only few authors have documented signing communities' aspirations for recognition ...

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The "Voucher System" And Higher Education In New ... - ERIC

The "voucher system" refers to one type of system the government may employ to channel tax funds into public services. Its distinguisihing feature is that it distributes funds directly to individual citizens instead of public institutions, i.e., the individual is given a voucher to purchase the services he chooses. This report focuses on the "voucher system" as it may be used to finance ...

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Alaska K-12 & School Choice Survey: What Do Voters Say ...

The "Alaska K-12 & School Choice Survey" project, commissioned by The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice and conducted by Braun Research Incorporated (BRI), measures Alaska registered voters' familiarity and views on a range of K-12 education issues and school choice reforms. The author and his colleagues report response levels and differences (they use the term "net score" or "net ...

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ERIC - EJ1030777 - Promotion Of Students' Mastery Goal ...

Achievement goal orientations are important for students' ongoing motivation. Students with a mastery goal orientation show the most advantageous achievement and motivational patterns. Much research has been conducted to identify classroom structures which promote students' mastery goal orientation. The TARGET framework is one example of these efforts and provides six instructional dimensions ...

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School Choice: Pros, Cons, And Concerns. ASPIRA Issue Brief.

This paper explores issues surrounding parental choice of schools. The administration of President George Bush has presented parental choice as a cornerstone of its proposed "America 2000 Excellence in Education Act." Educational advocates are concerned that emphasis on choice as a key moving force for school reform falls short of the mark, and that implementation requires safeguards that the ...

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