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Educational planning -- United States

View Resource Projections of Education Statistics to 2010

The National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) released this new report this week, part of an ongoing series begun in 1964. The 179-page report revises projections made in last year's "Projections of Education Statistics to 2009" (see the August 20, 1999 Scout Report), and includes national data covering the last fourteen years and projections to the year 2010 for enrollments, teachers,...
View Resource Perspectives on Urban Education

The University of Pennsylvania has one of the most respected schools of education in the United States, and, with this first edition of the online journal Perspectives on Urban education, they continue with one of their prime interest areas, namely that of urban educational outreach and scholarship. As their mission statement suggests, "The purpose of an electronic journal format is to provide a...
View Resource Family Learning Forum

How do families learn together when they come to a museum? It's a little-explored question, and one that staff members at the USS Constitution Museum in Boston were interested in exploring. In 2004, they started the Family Learning Project with support via a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to explore this matter, along with looking at effective, low-cost exhibit techniques....