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17-February-2004

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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

26-January-2004

English

Country reports: Articles on educational facilities

The OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments (CELE) promotes the exchange and analysis of policy, research and experience in all matters related to educational building.

1-September-2003

English, , 558kb

Thematic Review on Adult Learning - United States : Background Report

The main purpose of the thematic review on adult learning is to understand adults’ access and participation in education and training and to enhance policies and approaches to increase incentives for adults to undertake learning activities in OECD countries.

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22-July-2002

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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...

1-March-2000

English

National case studies on information communications technology (ICT) in schools - United States results

Results from United States schools that took part in this study, which was carried out to understand how ICT relates to educational innovation.

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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 ...

19-August-1999

English

OECD in the media: School seismic safety

A review of OECD countries’ implementation of the Recommendation Concerning Guidelines on Earthquake Safety in Schools, featured in the report and approved by OECD Council in 2005, will be released later this year.

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