ERIC Number: ED144205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Progress of Education in the United States of America 1974-75, 1975-76.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
This report covering the period 1974 to 1976 is the most recent in a series of reports prepared for the International Conference on Education, which is held periodically in Geneva, Switzerland under the auspices of UNESCO. Part 1 describes the present organization and administration of education in the United States. Separate sections focus in turn on general principles of American education, the system of educational administration, American educational structure and organization, school curriculum, and teacher education. Part 2 contains a progress report on developments in U.S. education during the period 1974-76. The first section provides information on trends and new policy orientations resulting from recent federal and state legislation. The second section consists of selected statistics on American education compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics to show developments and trends in various aspects of U.S. education. The third section focuses on the development of educational research and information services. The appendix includes a brief tabulation of major educational legislation enacted during the 1974-76 period, a directory of the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) clearinghouses, and a list of selected educational publications published in the U.S. during the 1974-76 period. (Author/JG)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Bibliographies, Educational Administration, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Educational Resources, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Information Services, Postsecondary Education, School Statistics, Tables (Data), Teacher Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-080-01771-7, $2.40)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: International Bureau of Education, Geneva (Switzerland).
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Note: Report for the Thirty-Sixth International Conference of Education; Tables may not reproduce clearly due to small print