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ERIC Number: ED242420
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Dec-8
Pages: 7
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Twentieth Century Fund's "Making the Grade."
Wood, Robert C.
Misconceptions contained in reports about the condition of education in the United States are pointed out, and issues omitted from the reports are indicated. Subsequently, the Twentieth Century Fund and its task force are briefly described; in addition, two basic strategic points about which task force members were in agreement concerning American schools and the role of the federal government, are disclosed. Concerning the federal role, three goals considered clear and obligatory are specified. In conclusion, eight recommendations for federal action are offered, and the importance of the federal role in education is emphasized. (RH)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Twentieth Century Fund
Note: Summary outline of remarks of paper presented at the National Forum on Excellence in Education (Indianapolis, IN, December 6-8, 1983).