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ERIC Number: ED348775
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Nov
Pages: 265
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Policy and Planning (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: National Education Goals 1990; Promising Practices