ERIC Number: ED337601
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Biennial Report of Progress under and Compliance with the Master Plan for Vocational and Technical Education and an Evaluation of Vocational Education Programs from the State Board of Education. Submitted to the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and the Seventy-Second Texas Legislature.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
This report presents information for school years 1988-89 and 1989-90 on progress under and compliance with the Texas Master Plan for Vocational and Technical Education. It also reports on quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the state's vocational programs. Section I provides information on elementary and secondary education. It sets forth the goals and selected objectives in the plan and specific career development strategies developed to achieve these goals and objectives. The actions taken are described for these eight goals: (1) student performance; (2) curriculum; (3) teachers and teaching; (4) organization and management; (5) finance; (6) parent and community involvement; (7) innovation; and (8) communications. Results of the following major evaluation activities are reported: onsite compliance monitoring, civil rights evaluations, sunset program reviews, and program completer evaluations. Section II provides information on higher education. It sets forth the goals and strategies developed to achieve them. The actions taken are described for these six goals: state communications, employer needs, student needs, faculty and staff needs, community needs, and adequate resources. Results of the following major evaluation activities are reported: site-visit evaluations, sunset review, onsite compliance monitoring, civil rights evaluation, and program completer/employer assessment. Section III presents information on regional planning activities to achieve an integrated delivery system. It focuses on the Quality Work Force Planning model that has been piloted. Appendices depict the Quality Work Force Planning Regions and the planning model. (YLB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Long Range Planning, Master Plans, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, State Programs, Vocational Education
Publications Distribution Office, Texas Education Agency, 1701 North Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701-1494 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.