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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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ERIC Number: ED415208
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 79
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Excellence & Accountability in Teaching. A Guide to U.S. Department of Education Programs and Resources.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
This guide identifies major U.S. Department of Education programs and resources that are available to support school, community, university, and state efforts to invest in good teachers and good teaching. Part 1 places the issue of teacher quality in the context of broad trends in public education and presents some key challenges identified by the President and the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future. Part 2 offers charts to identify Department of Education programs that contribute to efforts toward meeting each of five key challenges for promoting excellence and accountability in teaching. Part 3 presents Department of Education programs and resources, focusing on formula grant programs, competitive grant programs, and Comprehensive Regional Assistance Centers. An appendix presents other significant resources, including current or upcoming Department of Education resource competitions and a description of resources. (SM)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Department of Education