ERIC Number: ED159110
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-May-31
Reference Count: N/A
State Need Statements and Educational Objectives in Citizen Education: Final Report.
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
The report presents an overview of perspectives on citizen education; relates needs expressed by planning groups for citizen education programs in Deleware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania; and presents materials relating to national and state citizenship education priorities. A major purpose of the document is to help state and local educators and curriculum planners develop citizenship education programs. The first section stresses the resurgent interest in education for citizenship across the United States. The second section documents planning and research activities carried out in 1978 between Research for Better Schools, Inc. (RBS) and planning groups in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Activities included dialogue between RBS and state departments of education, workshops to develop goals for citizen education, statewide conferences of educators, and committee research on educational legislation relating to citizenship education. The third section presents reports on citizenship education from local, state, and national organizations; proceedings from citizen education conferences in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and an outline of citizen education priorities in Delaware. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Role, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Decision Making, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Educational Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Government Role, Knowledge Level, Needs Assessment, Social Responsibility, Social Studies, State of the Art Reviews, State Surveys, Summative Evaluation
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Delaware; New Jersey; Pennsylvania