ERIC Number: ED072509
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Progress of Public Education in the United States of America 1968-1969. A Report of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization International Conference (32nd, Geneva, Switzerland.)
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
This document, organized in 3 parts, reports significant achievements at the elementary, secondary, and higher education levels in United States public education, and discusses the professional development of teachers as a major achievement and innovative movement. Part one describes the governmental organization and the grade placement structure of American education. The second part provides nationwide data that may be used to compare the 1968-69 period with previous time periods for factors such as enrollment, instructional staff, graduates, retention rates and educational attainment, income sources, and expenditures. The final part discusses aspects of the professional development of teachers, such as teacher education, accreditation of institutions, teacher certification, and various programs for teacher development and recruitment. A related document is ED 038 523. (JH)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Educational Finance, Enrollment Trends, Federal State Relationship, Instructional Program Divisions, Organization, Public Education, School Holding Power, State School District Relationship, Statistical Data, Tables (Data), Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Recruitment
Superintendent of Documents U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Catalog No. HE5.210:10005-69-A, $.55)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.