Summarizes a meeting hosted by the U.S Department of Education with college campus leaders from across the nation to discuss the issue of racial harassment on campuses and to identify solutions for fostering supportive and inclusive educational environments.
Summarizes the efforts of the Obama Administration in enhancing access and affordability of postsecondary education through its investments in financial aid, particularly in the form of Pell Grants. Building on this progress, the Administration is calling for new investments in the federal Pell Grant Program.
Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Describes the role of evaluation in program planning and implementation for alcohol and other drug and violence prevention programs; skills, expertise, qualifications, and experience to look for when seeking an evaluator; incentives for the evaluator; questions to ask when considering an evaluator; and how to network to find the right evaluator.
Presents insights into sustainability. This PowerPoint Presentation examines the following questions: What is sustainability? What is innovation? What factors effect innovation implementation? What do you want to have last? And, what strategies do we need to use to bring about broad, deep, enduring impacts?
Defines and discusses the strategic value of communities of practice in achieving and sustaining goals and provides examples of success with this model. Reveals how communities of practice are involved in the evolution of knowledge management.
Shows what activities Kansas State Department of Education schools partake in that generate and sustain school climate improvement. References programs and partnerships taken on by Kansas both of their own authorship and from without to meet these ends.
Recognizes selected programs that are making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino students in higher education. Although these programs do not serve Latino students exclusively, data demonstrate that they have been successful with this population.