ERIC Number: ED250811
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov-2
Reference Count: 0
Education in Arizona: Popular Concerns, Unpopular Choices. A Report.
Arizona Governor's Office, Phoenix.
This document presents the deliberations and recommendations of the Arizona Governor's Committee on Quality Education, which met from June to October 1983. The broad goals of their recommendations are: (1) to increase expectations of student performance; (2) to increase the breadth and depth of the educational program to which students are exposed; (3) to elevate the status of teachers, improving their training and compensation; and (4) to increase parental involvement in education. A summary of the recommendations is provided, followed by a transcript of committee proceedings that pertain to each recommendation. Topic areas under which recommendations are grouped are the following: primary and secondary school skills, testing and academic achievement, time commitment to education, curriculum requirements, bilingual education, education of the handicapped, evaluation of school program, textbooks, academic credits, slow and gifted, course content, teacher education programs, certification of teachers, employment and tenure of teachers, teacher compensation issues, management and governance, and school financing. Three appendixes are included: the basic academic competencies, the basic academic subjects, and major resources. (TE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Principles, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Governance, Program Evaluation, Special Education, State Boards of Education, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, State Surveys, Statewide Planning, Teacher Employment, Teacher Qualifications
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona Governor's Office, Phoenix.
Note: Prepared by the Governor's Committee on Quality Education.