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ERIC Number: ED242100
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar
Pages: 12
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Reference Count: 0
The Rising Tide of Educational Reform: A Bird's-Eye View.
Morris, Mary Frances
This review of literature on the need for educational reform in America focuses on the following seven reports, all of which were published in 1983: (1) "A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform," by the National Commission on Excellence in Education; (2) "Action for Excellence," by the Task Force on Education for Economic Growth, chaired by North Carolina Governor James B. Hunt, Jr.; (3) "Educating Our Citizens: The Search for Excellence," by Walter Fritz Mondale and the Center for National Policy; (4) "Making the Grade," by the Twentieth Century Fund Task Force on Federal Elementary and Secondary Education Policy; (5) the Carnegie Foundation's "High School: A Report on Secondary Education in America"; (6) "Educating Americans for the 21st Century," by the National Science Board's Commission on Precollege Education in Mathematics, Science, and Technology; and (7) the College Board's "Academic Preparation for College." Following reviews of these seven reports concerned primarily with secondary education, attention is devoted to the 1982 report of the National Commission on Higher Education Issues entitled, "To Strengthen Quality in Higher Education." (JBM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Excellence in Education