ERIC Number: ED348775
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Transforming American Education. A Directory of Research and Practice To Help the Nation Achieve the Six National Education Goals.
Office of Policy and Planning (ED), Washington, DC.
In response to America 2000, a federal strategy to achieve the six National Education Goals established in 1989 by the Administration and the nation's governors), communities in all 50 states are actively developing plans and programs. This directory is meant to be a way of sharing information about successful and promising work going on in communities and classrooms across the country. The directory is organized around the National Education Goals; most chapters focus on a key education topic, including early childhood education, dropout prevention, adult literacy, vocational training, and reducing drug abuse. In addition, there are chapters devoted to specific subjects (English--reading, literature and writing; mathematics; science; history; geography; foreign languages). Each chapter generally provides: (1) a brief 4-6 page description of current thinking in a given topic area; (2) a 2-5 page annotated bibliography of some key books, reports, or articles on that topic; (3) examples of promising projects--98 in all--(including name, purpose, brief description, why project is promising, costs, evaluation, and contact information); (4) sources of further information (including name and address of organizations, contact person and a brief description of the organization). (CRW)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Annotated Bibliographies, Demonstration Programs, Dropout Prevention, Early Childhood Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Excellence in Education, Geography Instruction, History Instruction, Information Sources, Instructional Effectiveness, Language Arts, Literature Appreciation, Literature Reviews, Mathematics Instruction, Reading Instruction, Science Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Theory Practice Relationship, Vocational Education, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Policy and Planning (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: National Education Goals 1990; Promising Practices