ERIC Number: ED211521
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
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A Peek Into the 80's.
Sagness, Richard L.
An overview of issues that will have an impact on educational practice in the 1980s is presented. Issues in the following areas are outlined: (1) control of education by states rather than by the federal government; (2) educational issues that should be the concern of the federal government; (3) education for the handicapped; (4) the future role of the federal Department of Education; (5) teacher unions; (6) state control of education vs local control; (7) social issues such as multicultural education and cultural pluralism; (8) the impact of computers, video laser discs and related technology on educational practice; (9) the impact of the national economy on education; and (10) pressures for curriculum change in the 1980s. (JD)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Economic Climate, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Federal State Relationship, Futures (of Society), Government Role, Mainstreaming, Multicultural Education, Social Problems, State Government, Teacher Welfare, Trend Analysis
Not available separately; see SP 019 382.
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Symposium "Education and Contemporary America" of the Boise State University School of Education (2nd, Boise, ID, October 8-10, 1981).