ERIC Number: ED173906
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Progress of Education in the United States of America 1976-77 and 1977-78. Report.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
This report covering the period 1976-1978 is the most recent in the series of reports prepared for the International Conference of Education held periodically in Geneva, Switzerland, under the auspices of the International Bureau of Education, UNESCO. Part 1 describes the present organization and administration of education in the United States. Separate sections focus in turn on general principles and priorities of American education, its system of educational administration, American educational structure and organization, school curriculum, and teacher education. Part 2 contains a progress report on developments in U.S. education during the period 1976-78. The first section provides information on trends and new policy orientations resulting from recent federal and state legislation. The second section discusses developments in educational management. Selected statistics on American education and a summary of developments in preschooling, teacher education, curriculum, nonformal education, and major reforms are included in the third section. The fourth section discusses developments in educational research, and the fifth section reports on implementation of previous recommendations of the International Conference on Education. The final section contains appendices, including a brief list of selected references related to education published in the United States during the period 1976-1978. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Preschool Education, School Statistics, Teacher Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-080-02029-7; $4.00)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Note: Report for the Thirty-Seventh International Conference of Education, sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, International Bureau of Education; For a related document, see ED 144 205; Not available in paper copy due to marginal legibility of original document