ERIC Number: ED167071
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
NDN: A Success Story.
Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA.
This description of the National Diffusion Network, a nationwide system of trained educators working together to help school districts adopt tested exemplary educational programs, includes a brief history of the NDN and discussions of how programs are identified, how exemplary programs are chosen, and how school districts adopt NDN programs. The dissemination concept, why NDN has succeeded, and the importance of sharing successful educational programs are also discussed. A brief description of NDN accomplishments and a sampling of approved programs in basic skills, special, early childhood, migrant, high school, and environmental education are provided, as well as indications of future developments. (MBR)
Descriptors: Background, Educational Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Information Dissemination, Information Networks, Program Descriptions
LEA Associates, 80 South Main, Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA.