ERIC Number: ED240965
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings, 1983 Annual Meeting, Southern Regional Education Board (Palm Beach, Florida, June 9-11, 1983).
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
Proceedings of the 1983 annual meeting of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) are presented. Contents include a roundtable discussion, nine papers, a progress report by the SREB's Task Force on Higher Education and the Schools, a presentation on a SREB report on higher education and high technology economic development, a summary of the overall meeting, a meeting agenda, a roster of participants, meeting minutes, the president's report, and minutes of the SREB executive committee meeting. Recommendations are offered concerning: raising high school academic standards and graduation requirements, raising college admissions standards, improving teacher selection, teacher education and certification; mathematics and science education; and vocational education. The text of a roundtable discussion on programs to improve quality and provide new incentives for teachers is provided, along with a summary of the project "Meeting the Need for Quality: Action in the South." Additional contents address the following topics: the Tennessee Master Teacher Program, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Plan, the Houston Independent School District Plan, the role of universities, the state role, institutional and state responses to challenges of high technology, and skills for the work place. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, College Admission, College School Cooperation, Economic Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Quality, Geographic Regions, Graduation Requirements, Higher Education, Master Teachers, Mathematics Education, Public Education, Science Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Technological Advancement, Vocational Education
Southern Regional Education Board, 1340 Sixth Street, N.W., Atlanta, GA 30313.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers: North Carolina; Tennessee; Texas (Houston); United States (South)