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Author: Janet Reno
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: school, programs, smart, safe, children, families, working
Number of Pages: 94
Published: 2000-09
ISBN-10: 0756703824
ISBN-13: 9780756703820

Today, most parents work outside the home, & they want their children to acquire new skills & broaden their education in after-school programs. Police chiefs believe that an investment in after-school programs is the best deterrent against juvenile crime & victimization. This report provides evidence of the importance of safe & enriching learning opportunities for our children & youth. It includes the most recent research, resources, & information on promising practices. Sections: the potential of after-school programs: what works: components of exemplary after-school programs; communities mee

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: safeguarding, children, boards, school, schools, america, violence
Number of Pages: 126
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788119354
ISBN-13: 9780788119354

The only national survey that asks school districts what steps they taking to make schools safer & to prevent violence. This is the 4th publication outlining the Best PracticesÓ in school districts. Provides local school board members with information about how other school districts are responding to the epidemic of violence. Contains tables.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: school, students, risk, failure, aiding, strategy, linked, human, services
Number of Pages: 47
Published: 1993-09-30
ISBN-10: 0788106856
ISBN-13: 9780788106859

A review of available information, studies, & evaluations to determine the kinds of multiservice, school-linked approaches focused on school-age population & their families; the relative strengths & weaknesses of these approaches; & the circumstances under which each appears most appropriate. Identifies the problems & barriers encountered when using the school as a hub for delivering services, & much more. Charts & tables.

Author: Turner Sarah
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: school, national, reporting, transparency, australia, delivering, performers, successful, reformers, education, strong
Number of Pages: 82
Published: 2012-06-28
ISBN-10: 9264175881
ISBN-13: 9789264175884

This case study describes the policy-making process in Australia leading to the public release of information on every school in Australia through the My School website. Policy lessons are described to provide insight for OECD member countries which may be grappling with similar issues in developing school accountability systems, particularly those working within federal-state contexts. While some of the lessons from this policy development and implementation process relate specifically to Australia’s circumstances, there are general policy prescriptions of broader interest to other countrie

Author: Janet Reno
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: work, kids, hours, school, smart, making, safe
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2000-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788188488
ISBN-13: 9780788188480

Today, millions of children return to an empty home after school, & parents worry about whether their children are safe, whether they are susceptible to drugs & crime. After-school programs provide a wide array of benefits to children, their families, schools, & the whole community., This report focuses exclusively on the benefits children receive in terms of increased safety, reduced risk-taking, & improved learning. Chapters: the potential of after-school programs; what works: components of exemplary after-school programs; communities meeting the need for after-school activities; bibliograph

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: pest, integrated, management, adopting, environment, control, school
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1996-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788131613
ISBN-13: 9780788131615

Protecting children & their health while they attend school is the responsibility of every adult in the school system. This manual provides instruction on how to rid the school environment of rodents & pests safely. Covers integrated pest management techniques from drafting initial policy to program implementation & monitoring. great for school custodians, teachers, & pest control professionals.

Author: Oecd Publishing
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: belgium, community, flemish, evaluation, school
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2012-01-11
ISBN-10: 9264168044
ISBN-13: 9789264168046

How can student assessment, teacher appraisal, school evaluation and system evaluation bring about real gains in performance across a country's school system? The country reports in this series provide, from an international perspective, an independent analysis of major issues facing the evaluation and assessment framework, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches. This series forms part of the OECD Review on Evaluation and Assessment Frameworks for Improving School Outcomes.Contents: Chapter 1. Schooling in the Flemish Community of Belgium; Chapter 2. Governing school evalua
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