ERIC Number: ED334689
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Reaching for the Future: K-12 Public Education in Colorado.
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
A profile of achievements and future challenges facing Colorado's public education system is offered in this document. Section 1 describes challenges of the future, focusing on needs assessment and the changes in the state's demography. The second section provides information on educational developments and issues, such as accountability, national goals, educational legislation and state board activities, and state projects. Educational performance is discussed in the third section, specifically student achievement and graduation and dropout rates. Section 4 offers a demographic profile, examining state population characteristics and public and private school enrollment. The fifth section provides a profile of educational personnel, looking at turnover rate, salary level, gender and racial composition, and teacher certification. The state's educational system and programs are described in the last section, focusing on services provided and revenues allocated. A list of boards of cooperative educational services, a map of counties and school districts, and 77 figures are also included. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
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