ERIC Number: ED147502
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-May
Administrators' and Policy Makers' Views of Community Education.
Decker, Larry E., Ed.; Decker, Virginia A., Ed.
This compilation of articles presents the views of policy makers and administrators about community education. Following the introduction by Larry Decker titled "Community Education: The Basic Tenets," the articles are contained in three sections. Section 1 (The Potential of Community Education) contains articles titled as follows: "Tomorrow's School" by William J. Ellena and "Can Community Education Restore the American Dream" by Alton C. Crews. Titles of articles comprising Section 2 (Plans for Integrating Community Education into the Education System) are "Public Schools and the Community: Strengthening Quality Education in the 1970s" by James Hunt,""Public Education in Delaware: Time for a Change" by Pierre DuPont, "Learning for Effective Adulthood" by David Hornbeck, and"West Virginia Plan for Community Education." Section 3 (Insights from Practical Experience) articles are titled "Our Schools as Compared to Those Schools" by J. Frank Yeager, "Education and Community" by Thomas Truitt, "Two Approaches to Community Education" by Michael Woodal, "Community Education in the Suburbs: Does It Serve a Purpose?" by Warren Pace and others, "Cooperation or Conflict" by James Greiner, and "Community Education and the Deaf Community" by William McClure. Finally, "Contrasting Perceptions" by Larry Decker concludes the document. (EM)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Citizen Participation, Community Development, Community Education, Community Involvement, Community Schools, Cooperative Planning, Deafness, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Legislation, Government Role, Program Descriptions, Public Education, Public Schools, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, School District Autonomy, Special Education, Statewide Planning
University of Virginia, Mid-Atlantic Center for Community Education, Charlottesville, Virginia
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Univ., Charlottesville. Mid-Atlantic Center for Community Education.