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ISBN: 030903678X, 9780309036788
Author: The Committee On Scholarly Communication With The People's Republic Of China
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: educational, exchanges, china, trends, restored, relationship
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In what The Wall Street Journal calls "the first comprehensive analysis of Sino-American educational exchanges," this volume provides information on the numbers and attributes of American and Chinese students and scholars who have moved between China and the United States since 1978. This book not only supplies quantitative data on their fields of study, length of stay, and financial resources, bu......
Authors: Juliano Assuncao, Leandro Siqueira Carvalho
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: selection, migrants, choices, educational, constraints, endogenous, financial
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The Roy model predicts that migrants will be disproportionately drawn from the lower half of the educational distribution of the sending country if the sending country has a higher return to schooling. However, Mexican immigrants in the U.S. tend to be disproportionately drawn from the middle of the distribution. This paper argues that financial constraints may explain why. It studies migrants' se......
ISBN: 0833023721, 9780833023728
Authors: Thomas K. Glennan, Arthur Melmed
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Keywords: national, strategy, elements, technology, educational, fostering
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The nation's most important educational goal must be to produce learners adequately prepared for life and work in the 21st century. Computer- and network-based technology will play a key role in reaching that goal. In 1983, there was about one computer for every 125 students in the nation's public schools. By 1995, there was one computer for every nine students. In 1994, U.S. schools spent about $......
Authors: Ying Liu, Krishna B. Kumar
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: different, educational, paths, prosperity, india, china, insight, volume, issue, february, policy
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Different educational approaches in China and India have been successful in stimulating economic growth. The two countries started building their national education systems under comparable conditions in the late 1940s; however, different policies, strategies, and historical circumstances have led them through different routes. China has outperformed India in primary and secondary education along ......
ISBN: 0833023756, 9780833023759
Authors: Brent R. Keltner, Randy Ross
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Keywords: technology, programs, educational, based, school, cost
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This report describes the eight case studies of schools that use technology (computer, network, and multimedia equipment) to facilitate classroom instruction provide estimates of what it costs a school to set up a technology program. Technology-related expenditures in six categories — hardware, software, personnel, staff development, infrastructure changes, and materials--are brought togethe......
Authors: Ron Zimmer, Brian Gill, Paula Razquin, Kevin Booker, J. R. Lockwood, Georges Vernez, Beatrice Birman, Michael Garet, Jennifer O'day
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: educational, supplemental, services, student, achievement, choice, school, implementation, local, child, volume, title, state
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A key component of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) was to provide options to parents whose children had been attending Title I schools identified for improvement, corrective action, or restructuring due to failure to achieve adequate yearly progress toward meeting state standards for two or more years. Under NCLB, parents have the option of (1) transferring their children to another sc......
ISBN: 9264079726, 9789264079724
Author: Oecd Publishing
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Keywords: educating, diversity, teachers, challenge, meeting, educational, research, innovation
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This publication summarises key research findings which can be used to redesign initial and continuing teacher education to help practitioners effectively teach diverse students. It looks at challenges teachers face in OECD countries and presents a range of policies and practices used in various contexts, from countries with long histories of diversity to those with more recent experiences. The ke......
ISBN: 0833007068, 9780833007063
Authors: James Hosek, Christine E. Peterson, Rick Eden
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: decisions, enlistment, expectations, educational
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This report focuses on the role of educational expectations in the enlistment decisions of young men who are high school seniors or non-student, high school graduates. It examines the differences in enlistment behavior between individuals who expect more education after high school graduation and those who do not, and considers the implications of those findings for recruiting policy. Among the st......
ISBN: 030905348X, 9780309053488
Authors: marilyn J. Field, Robert E. Tranquada,, Jill C. Feasley, Editors; Committee On Health Services Research: Training, Work Force Issues, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: educational, issues, force, work, services, research, health
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In a health care environment undergoing major restructuring, health services researchers have an important contribution to make in evaluating the impact of change and in guiding policymakers, clinicians, corporate purchasers, and patients. This book examines the health services research work force and its education. Conclusions focus on the quantity and quality of the work force, prospects for the......
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