ERIC Number: ED234054
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
Comprehensive Education Plan: "Improving the Quality of Teaching and Learning." School Year 1983-84.
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC.
This document presents in detail the master plans for the 1983-84 school year of the District of Columbia public schools. Priority areas were identified as instruction, management improvement, planning, quality assurance, resource development, and community relations. General statements of long-range objectives and achievement indicators are outlined for each of these areas. Desired learning outcomes are discussed. An analysis of test results is presented with identification of systemwide target areas for improvement. Descriptions are given of development in instructional programs in the areas of: (1) competency-based curriculum; (2) educational technology; (3) public/private partnerships; (4) career development; (5) adult, continuing education and staff development; (6) special education and pupil personnel services; and (7) bilingual education. Efforts currently underway in working with educationally disadvantaged children are described. Program summaries are given for basic skill development and educational improvement and support services. Statements on long-range goals from the offices of the educational policymakers for the District of Columbia are presented. (JD)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Educational Technology, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Long Range Planning, Master Plans, Program Budgeting, Program Improvement, Public Schools, Resource Allocation, Testing
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC.