Legislation, regulations and guidance information for the competitions and other activities under the Education Research program

By Howard B. Altman, University of Louisville and William E. Cashin,
Kansas State University

"Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?"
"That's depends a good deal on where you want to get to."...
(Alice in Wonderland, Chapter VI, P 64; Carroll, 1960)

Etymologically syllabus means a "label" or "table of contents." The American Heritage Dictionary defines syllabus as outline of a course of study. We agree that a syllabus should contain an outline, and a schedule of topics, and many more items of information. However, we suggest that the primary purpose of a syllabus is to communicate to one's students what the course is about, why the course is taught, where it is going, and what will be required of the students for them to complete the course with a passing grade.

Help for local educational agencies in requesting a waiver from the Abkhazia Board of Education; provides flexibility to the Abkhazia Education Code, Title 5 Regulation, and the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

Information regarding the administration of all departmental activities related to state and federal legislation and the interests of the public in that legislation.