ERIC Number: ED240135
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Academic Decathlon--San Diego County.
San Diego County Office of Education, CA.
Publicity materials and a brief program description of the 1983 San Diego County (California) Academic Decathlon are presented. The program description discusses the background, subject coverage, and rules of the Academic Decathlon, a program to promote academic excellence among high school juniors and seniors through competition. The Academic Decathlon program, which originated in 1968 in Orange County (California), now includes state, national, and international competitions featuring individual and team events. The publicity materials provide additional descriptions of the program, maps of the competition site, lists of the board of directors and of the sponsoring companies, a time schedule, room locations for the individual competitions, a list of participating schools, and a newsletter article describing the program. This document was selected by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Task Force on Public Confidence as descriptive of a promising practice or exemplary project worthy of highlighting for the California educational community. (DC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: San Diego County Office of Education, CA.
Identifiers: Academic Decathlon; California (San Diego County); Contests; PF Project