ERIC Number: ED389130
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Summary of Goals 2000: Educate America Act.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA.; New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque.
Highlights of Public Law 103-227 (Goals 2000: Educate America Act) are presented. Contents include: a summary of how this Act will provide a framework for meeting the national education goals for all students, including those with disabilities; selected definitions of terms used in the legislation; and objectives of the eight national education goals, which comprise Title I of the Act. Summary information also is provided on provisions of the other titles of the legislation, as follows: National Education Reform, Leadership, Standards, and Assessments (Title II); State and Local Education Systemic Improvement (Title III); Parental Assistance (Title IV); National Skill Standards Board (Title V); International Education Program (Title VI); Safe Schools (Title VII); Minority-Focused Civics Education (Title VIII); Educational Research and Improvement (Title IX); and Miscellaneous Provisions (Title X). Additional tips are provided concerning standards for teaching and learning and opportunity-to-learn standards. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Disabilities, Educational Improvement, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, National Standards, Public Policy
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Inc., 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320, King Street Station 1, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($9.50).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA.; New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque.
Identifiers: Goals 2000
Note: Prepared by the Alliance 2000 Project of the University of New Mexico.