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ERIC Number: ED244389
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Pages: 50
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
A Summary of Major Reports on Education.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
This document condenses the recommendations of 10 major reports: "The Paideia Proposal"; "America's Competitive Challenge: The Need for a National Response"; "High School: A Report on Secondary Education in America"; "Academic Preparation for College: What Students Need to Know and Be Able to Do"; "A Place Called School: Prospects for the Future"; "A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform"; "Educating Americans for the 21st Century"; "Meeting the Need for Quality: Action in the South"; "Action for Excellence: A Comprehensive Plan to Improve Our Nation's Schools"; "Report of the Twentieth Century Fund Task Force on Federal Elementary and Secondary Education Policy." The reports are summarized in four major areas: (1) recommendations about curriculum (goals, core curriculum, mastery of language, computers and new technology, vocational education); (2) recommendations about teachers and teaching (better training, better and different compensation, better working conditions, certification, connecting teachers with the outside world, teaching); (3) recommendations about school organization and management (administrative policy, staffing, structure of the school day/week/year); and (4) recommendations about process and roles: groups outside the school (federal government, state governments, school districts, colleges and universities, leaders outside education). Notes on the major recommendations are listed in tables. The document also includes a list of upcoming national reports. (PB)
ECS Distribution Center, Education Commission of the States, 1860 Lincoln Street, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80295 ($8.00 prepaid or purchase order).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.