ERIC Number: ED209775
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Progress of Education in the United States of America, 1978-79 and 1979-80. Report for the Thirty-Eighth International Conference of Education.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Summarizing recent trends and developments in public and private education in the United States, this report examines Constitutional and statutory provisions for education, discusses recent federal legislation, and describes the role of state and local authorities in the governance of elementary, secondary, and higher education. Expenditures, curricular issues, organizational structure, and statistical trends are presented. One section discusses the role of the federal government in current educational research, focusing especially on the National Institute of Education. The report also addresses the interaction of education and work. It provides an overview of the role of vocational education in preparing youth and adults for entry into the world of work and concentrates on the actions taken by the United States to strengthen and develop programs that link education and work. The report ends with a set of appendices that include a list of national advisory committees, selected references, and statistical tables. (JEH)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Curriculum, Education Work Relationship, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal State Relationship, Financial Policy, School District Autonomy, School Organization, School Statistics, Tables (Data), Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 065-000-00121-7; $5.50).
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: International Bureau of Education, Geneva (Switzerland).
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
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