ERIC Number: ED246542
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jun-1
Reference Count: 0
Progress of Education in the United States of America, 1980-81 through 1982-83. Report for the Thirty-Ninth International Conference of Education,
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
This three-part report addresses recent education reform issues. Part I summarizes education priorities, then describes education's administration, structure, and financing. Part II deals with education's development since 1981. The first section notes major education legislation. A second section presents major issues in the current reform movement, including suggestions offered in significant studies; a trends section offers statistical indications, discusses responses to the call for quality education, notes the state of technology and science in education, and describes programs for special groups. Finally, an education research section deals with accomplishments and trends in National Institute of Education research areas and with the role of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. Part III lists recent education studies, analyses of those studies, and other studies by education field, including adult, management, information resources, linguistics, tests, and urban education. Selected references, 4 figures, 17 tables illustrating earlier statistics, and an outline of the report's headings conclude the document. (KS)
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Educational Quality, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Local Legislation, Research and Development, School Districts, State Legislation, Statistical Surveys, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Note: Report presented at the International Conference of Education, sponsored by UNESCO, International Bureau of Education (39th, Geneva, Switzerland).