United States


  • 27-September-2011

    English

    Education and design: OECD event to launch Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities, 29 September 2011

    Investments in well-designed, multi-purpose local education facilities serve as a visible commitment to the community and a cost-effective way to revitalise local economies.

  • 22-November-2004

    English, , 502kb

    Attracting, Developing and Retaining Effective Teachers: Background Report of the United States

    This background report is one of a series of papers prepared by countries participating in an activity of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), “Attracting, Developing and Retaining Effective Teachers.” The focus of the country background reports is on the aspects of teacher policy that deal with how to attract, recruit, develop, and retain effective teachers. The report has the following four objectives:

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  • 17-February-2004

    English, , 619kb

    Early Childhood Education and Care - Background Report of the United States

    Early childhood education and care experienced a surge of policy attention in OECD countries during the 1990s. Women – including mothers of young children - were joining the labour market in ever greater numbers, with a corresponding need for more childcare places and long-day kindergarten. Policy makers recognised that equitable access to quality early childhood education and care could both support the social needs of families and

  • 22-July-2002

    English, , 23kb

    Early Childhood Education and Care Country Profiles - United States

    Early childhood education and care experienced a surge of policy attention in OECD countries during the 1990s. Women – including mothers of young children - were joining the labour market in ever greater numbers, with a corresponding need for more childcare places and long-day kindergarten. Policy makers recognised that equitable access to quality early childhood education and care could both support the social needs of families and

  • 23-May-2001

    English

    New School Management Approaches

    Those who manage schools and educational systems today have an arduous task as schools everywhere are being asked to do more than ever before. They also face a complex world and seemingly endless pressures on resources and demands for better perf...

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  • 23-May-2001

    Spanish, , 157kb

    New School Management Approaches (overview in Spanish)

    Those who manage schools and educational systems today have an arduous task as schools everywhere are being asked to do more than ever before. They also face a complex world and seemingly endless pressures on resources and demands for better perf...

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  • 1-September-2000

    English, , 133kb

    Social Exclusion in the United States: Policy Implications for Community Solutions

    During the 1960's, beginning with the Great Society initiatives of the Johnson administration, there was an enlargement of existing policies and creation of new policies and programs to address the issue of poverty in the United States. In the 19...

  • 17-November-1999

    English

    Inclusive Education at Work: Students with Disabilities in Mainstream Schools

    The rights of students with disabilities to be educated in their local mainstream school is becoming more and more accepted in most countries, and many reforms are being put in place to achieve this goal. Further, there is no reason to segregate ...

  • 17-July-1998

    English

    Co-ordinating Services for Children and Youth at Risk A World View (electronic book)

    Some 15 to 30 per cent of our children and youth are at risk of failing in school where learning and behaviour problems touch ever younger children. In many countries with very different political and cultural backgrounds, these challenges are be...