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ERIC Number: ED131583
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Jun-26
Reference Count: N/A
Forecasts of Selected Social Indicators of Educational Outcomes and Recommended Policy Changes. (Final Report).
Collazo, Andres; And Others
This report has three objectives: (1) to identify social indicators relating to policy concerns of the legislature, state board of education, and commissioner of education; (2) to predict the future status of selected social indicators, using the assumption that present policies will be continued; and (3) to recommend policy changes for achieving more desirable futures in selected areas. Section 2 of the report presents the social indicators that were identified and the criteria that were used in their selection. Section 3 presents the forecasting model developed while section 4 includes a description of the procedure used in identifying the variables affecting the indicators used in the model. Section 5 contains forecasts of the future status of selected social indicators and a description of the cross-impact analysis methodology used in making the forecasts. Section 6 includes listing of the issues that might have an impact on education and the alternative policy decisions that were proposed to meet changes created by these issues. Section 7 contains recommendations regarding alternative policy decisions along with some recommendations regarding goals of education in Florida and the process of formulating educational policy. (Author/IRT)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Board of Regents, Tallahassee.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Florida