ERIC Number: ED250766
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
A Blueprint for Education Reform.
Marshner, Connaught, Ed.
In a continuation of the national debate over education reform, the 14 contributors to this book outline several approaches to reform, address a variety of current education issues, and relate parent and teacher perspectives on education. An overview by President Ronald Reagan of education reform issues is provided, followed by chapters on the importance of parental rights in schooling and the need to bring pluralism to public education through the parents' right of school choice and the elimination of majority control of school policy. Other chapters discuss the lack of classroom discipline, the need for teacher training reform, the politicization of the classroom by means of the curriculum and by teachers, the need to revitalize citizenship education, the conclusions of effective schools research, the case for a federal voucher program, issues in the educational progress of black people, the advantages of home education and delayed schooling, the grassroots parent-based effort to reform public education, and the life experiences and observations of a teacher. (DCS)
Descriptors: Black Education, Citizenship Education, Discipline, Educational Change, Educational Experience, Educational Improvement, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education, Home Schooling, Parent Influence, Parent Rights, Political Influences, Political Socialization, Private Education, Public Education, School Choice, School Effectiveness, School Entrance Age, Teacher Education
Publication Sales, Free Congress Research and Educatoin Foundation, 721 Second Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20002 ($14.00).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Free Congress Research and Education Foundation, Washington, DC. Child and Family Protection Inst.
Note: For individual chapters, see EA 017 237-248.