ERIC Number: ED192513
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
The Ford Fellows in Educational Journalism Report: 1979.
Brundage, Diane, Ed.
Based on work done for the 1978 Ford Fellows in Educational Journalism Program, the document contains series of newspaper articles authored by 10 journalists on various educational topics. The 10 series titles and authors are: "Growing Up Gifted in America's Schools" (H. Collins); "Minimum Competency Testing: State Approaches" (J. Covington); "Competency Testing: Seven Case Studies" (R. Frahm); "Indian Education" (G. Fife); "Parent Participation in the Schools" (D. Granat); "Education and the Voter: School Spending at the Polls" (S. Ivey); "Achieving Quality Education" (R. Janka); "America's Black Colleges: Roots, Rewards, Renewal" (E. Payne); "Declining Enrollments: Studies of Selected Cities" (M. Trammer); and "School Finance in the South: Reform Efforts and the Future" (L. Williams). It is explained that Fellowship journalists meet with educational leaders around the country, observe and study effective school programs, compare the systems they write about with others facing similar challenges, and improve their craft by learning from each other. (SBH)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Black Colleges, Declining Enrollment, Educational Finance, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Journalism, Minimum Competency Testing, Parent Participation, Serials
Publications Coordinator, Institute for Educational Leadership, 1001 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 310, Washington, DC 20036 ($4.00 prepaid)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for Educational Leadership.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
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