2001 The Abell Foundation is dedicated to the enhancement of the quality of life in Baltimore and Maryland. It has a broad and active interest in public education for its capacity to improve the lives of poor children. An abridged version of this study containing only those issues relevant to national interests is also available by contacting:… (More)
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute is a nonprofit organization that conducts research, issues publications, and directs action projects in elementary/secondary education reform at the national level and in Ohio, with special emphasis on our hometown of Dayton. At first glance, the explosive growth of " alternative " teacher certification—which is supposed to… (More)
(2014). Developing high-level leaders in hospitality: Advice for retaining female talent [Electronic article]. Cornell Hospitality Report, 14(5), 6-17.
Analyzing US brand hotels, over a 13-year period, this study provides empirical evidence of a significant negative relationship between gasoline prices and demand for certain lodging products, controlling for economic factors (i.e. gross domestic product and population density). Applying principles from microeconomic demand theory to the literatures on… (More)
The Maryland State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, or disability in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs.
As Congress considers reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act, policymakers, advocates, and parents are concerned about how to meet the requirement that states provide every student with high-quality teachers. To address these concerns, Brookings and Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School will release the latest volume of The Future of… (More)
There has been little research examining executives who change jobs by specifically following these individuals both before and after their employer changes. By incorporating research on the boundaryless career A new employment principle for a new organizational era. and applying Frank's theory of relative standing (1985), this study examined factors that… (More)
Preface This report provides information on the preparation provided to teacher candidates from teacher training programs so that they can fully use assessment data to improve classroom instruction. It follows a similar shorter report we released in March 2012. 1 In this newest report, we have significantly expanded our initial sampling to encompass 180… (More)