ERIC Number: ED243228
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
The Call for School Reform. Research Summary Report.
Following a brief introduction, section II of this publication reviews the following reports on education: (1) The College Board's "Academic Preparation for College: What Students Need to Know and Be Able to Do"; (2) "Action for Excellence: A Comprehensive Plan to Improve Our Nation's Schools," by the Task Force on Education for Economic Growth; (3) John Goodlad's "A Place Called School: Prospects for the Future"; (4) the Carnegie Foundation's "High School: A Report on American Secondary Education"; (5) "Making the Grade," by the Twentieth Century Fund Task Force on Federal Elementary and Secondary Education Policy; and (6) "A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform," by the National Commission on Excellence in Education. After section III's summary of the similarities and differences among these six reports and its discussion of education's response to the reports' criticism, section IV examines the reports' implications in six areas: (1) educational goals, (2) teacher effectiveness, (3) the pros and cons of standards, (4) balance in the curriculum, (5) actions to consider, and (6) the improvement of teaching. (JBM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.