ERIC Number: ED160678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun-5
Reference Count: 0
Options in Education Transcript: Program No. 123: "Minimum Competence: Part One."
George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for Educational Leadership.; National Public Radio, Washington, DC.
This transcript of a National Radio Broadcast records a discussion of various issues regarding minimum competence in schools. Presenting and analyzing these issues are a number of noted individuals in education (Kenneth Clark, Graham Down, Albert Shanker), critics, school administrators, writers and a psychologist. Areas addressed include: criteria for promoting students; setting standards for minimum competence; politics of minimum competence; views of teachers unions; competence testing and minorities; minimum competence in the South; tests as requirements for graduation; and subjects relevant for testing. (Author/EB)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for Educational Leadership.; National Public Radio, Washington, DC.
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