ERIC Number: ED341678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
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Footprints in the Mud: Progress of Education Reform in Oregon 1983-1990.
Engel, Joanne B.; Myton, David V.
This report reviews the major forces that have shaped the direction of teacher education reform in Oregon since 1983, focusing on Ballot Measure 5 which threatens state level funds for teacher education programs and on the impact of Workforce 2000 goals. Following an introduction, the document is organized into three sections: "Professional Schools of Education"; "Ensuring Fully Prepared and Appropriately Assigned Personnel"; and "Continued Professional Development." In each section, background information, the impact of Ballot Measure 5, and the relationship of the topic to Workforce 2000 are discussed. Nine tables are appended: (1) Criticisms of Teacher Preparation and Certification in 1984; (2) Reforms Recommended by the Educational Coordination Commission; (3) Recommendations from the 1986 Joint Interim Education Committee; (4) Report of Carnegie Forum on Teachers for the 21st Century; (5) Report of Holmes Group on Tomorrow's Teacher; (6) Postulates for the Redesign of Teacher Education; (7) Study of the Impact of Teacher Education; (8) Teacher Education Programs in the Oregon State System of Higher Education (OSSHE): What Would be Available if Recommendations are Approved; and (9) New Programs under Review or Being Developed by Oregon Institutions. (LL)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers: Carnegie Foundation; Holmes Group Report; Oregon State System of Higher Education; Reform Efforts; Workforce 2000