ERIC Number: ED418484
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Annual Report, 1995-1996.
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
To commemorate the state's centennial in 1996, a brief overview of the history of education in Utah, along with a report on the present state of education, are presented. The areas covered here include the history, facets, programs, and concerns of public education in Utah. Ten different aspects of education are analyzed, many of which are placed in a historical perspective: (1) strategic planning and school reform, with examples of reform programs; (2) student achievement and assessment, including results on curriculum assessment, placement data, and statewide testing; (3) educational equity and opportunity, such as policies on sexual harassment, Title X, and gifted programs; (4) the applied technology integrated curriculum, with reports on various technology programs; (5) a core curriculum inservice update, which assesses fundamental education programs, as well as foreign languages, health education, and the electronic high school; (6) the expansion of educational technology and the use of distance learning, Internet training, and other services; (7) services for students at risk, with overviews of Title I programs and migrant education; (8) professional progress for teachers and various preparation programs; (9) school finance and statistics; and (10) agency and school system support, with synopses of transportation, school law, and other support services. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
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