ERIC Number: ED239769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Report by the Secretary on the Regional Forums on Excellence in Education.
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Secretary.
This summary describes events transpiring at 12 regional forums sponsored by the Department of Education after the publication of the National Commission on Excellence in Education's final report, "A Nation at Risk." Attended by over 10,000 participants, the regional forums established the context for a national understanding of the significance and potential of the Commission's report. After the first section's brief introductory message from Secretary of Education Terrel H. Bell, section 2 of the report provides statistical data and descriptions of the regional forums. Section 3 reports participants' perceptions of major issues such as improving the teaching profession, establishing standards and expectations, and clarifying roles and responsibilities. Section 4 reprints samples of forum news coverage, and section 5 presents the programs of all 12 regional meetings. (RH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Secretary.