ERIC Number: ED337900
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Quality, Equity, Accountability: Long-Range Plan for Public Education, 1991-1995.
Texas State Board of Education, Austin.
In 1989, the Texas State Board of Education undertook the responsibility for developing a 4-year plan and for establishing a vision for education that extends into the next century. This document contains the goals for education established by the 71st Texas legislature. The mission of public education in Texas is for it to be characterized by quality, equity, and accountability. Policymakers envision a state whose first priority is children. To meet the challenges, the board established nine general goals. These fall under the headings of student learning, curriculum and programs, personnel, organization and management, finance, parent responsibility, community and business partnerships, research development and evaluation, and communications. A review of the social and economic conditions of Texas precedes a statistical analysis. For each general goal, specific legislatuve and state goals are listed. An outline describes the action steps to be taken to meet these goals and objectives at the state, regional, and local levels. Procedures for evaluation that form a critical yardstick of achievement in measuring performance are identified. Finally the national goals for education, how the plan was developed, and a compliance statement are given. Several bar graphs are included. (RR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas State Board of Education, Austin.