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ERIC Number: ED017968
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Pages: 73
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Reference Count: 0
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A STUDY OF THE POSITION OF STATE DEPARTMENTS OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION ACCREDITING AGENCIES AND SELECTED NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS CONCERNING EXPERIMENTATION AND INNOVATION IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS.
BEGGS, DAVID W., III; AND OTHERS
THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY WAS TO SURVEY AND REPORT THE POLICIES AND PRACTICES OF ACCREDITING AGENCIES, ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION, AND SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS CONCERNING THEIR POSITION ON EXPERIMENTATION AND INNOVATION BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS. BOTH INTERVIEWS AND QUESTIONNAIRES WERE ADMINISTERED TO 22 PROFESSIONAL EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, 50 STATE DEPARTMENTS OF INSTRUCTION, AND 5 ACCREDITING AGENCIES. THESE DATA COLLECTION DEVICES WERE DESIGNED TO ELICIT THE NATURE OF POLICY STATEMENTS AND THE KIND OF PRACTICES EMPLOYED TO ENCOURAGE, DISCOURAGE, OR REMAIN NEUTRAL ON INNOVATION AND EXPERIMENTATION IN THE SCHOOLS. IN GENERAL, THE ACCREDITING AGENCIES, STATE DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION, AND PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION ORGANIZATIONS INVESTIGATED DID NOT ENCOURAGE INNOVATION, NOR DID THEY TAKE A POSITIVE POSITION ABOUT INNOVATION AND EXPERIMENTATION. (DG)
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Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington.
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