ERIC Number: ED239767
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The Houston Plan for Educational Excellence.
Houston Independent School District, TX.
Described in this report is a plan to improve public education in Houston, Texas. Specifically discussed are program components relevant to students; parents, business, and the community; and educational staff. Student components of the plan focus on achievement objectives, minimum competency testing, standards, proficiencies, extended educational programs, a code of student conduct, recognition of attendance and excellence, and a magnet program to attract qualified students to a career in teaching. Components concerning parents, business, and the community include a six-level parent involvement program and a comprehensive volunteer program. Components related to staff concern pay and incentives; programs requiring employees to demonstrate proficiency in academic, content area, and/or administrative skills; a physical fitness program for employees; and the school district's establishment of a department of technology to train staff in computer technology and applications to education. (RH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Houston Independent School District, TX.
Identifiers: Texas (Houston)