ERIC Number: ED340096
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
School Reform in Wisconsin: Recommendations of the Commission on Schools for the 21st Century. Education Issues.
Brogan, Bernard R.
A systematic overview of major changes in Wisconsin public school policy suggested by the State's Commission on Schools for the 21st Century is provided in this paper, which is organized around the major themes of the commission's final report. A reform strategy is outlined to meet educational objectives in the following areas: outcome-oriented curriculum; performance-based assessment; student readiness for school; full parent involvement in the educational process; school/community partnerships; the teaching profession; the learning environment; and equitable financing for effective schools. Issues in governance are also discussed at the school, district, and state levels. (LMI)
Descriptors: Blue Ribbon Commissions, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Excellence in Education, Futures (of Society), Governance, Public Schools, School Restructuring, Statewide Planning
Robert M. La Follette Institute of Public Affairs, The University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1225 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Robert M. LaFollette Inst. of Public Affairs.