ERIC Number: ED149483
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Back-To-Basics. NSBA Research Report 1978-1.
National School Boards Association, Washington, DC.
This report offers an overview of the "back-to-basics" movement and its implications, discusses the results of a recent survey conducted by the National School Boards Association (NSBA) on the impact of the back-to-basics movement, and presents six "source documents" that provide more detailed discussion of the back-to-basics movement. The first section summarizes the highlights of a survey conducted by NSBA at its 1977 convention and briefly discusses other evidence and various observers' opinions about the back-to-basics movement. The second section presents detailed results of the NSBA survey and a number of articles, speeches, and excerpts of reports dealing with the back-to-basics movement. (JG)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Boards of Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Literature Reviews, State Legislation, Surveys
National School Boards Association, 1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20007 ($3.50, quantity discounts; shipping and handling charges will be added to billed orders)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National School Boards Association, Washington, DC.