ERIC Number: ED251284
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Report to the Secretary on the Department of Education's Rural Education Activities: Fiscal Year 1984. Volume I.
Worthington, Robert M.
Highlights listed for the Department of Education's Intra-Agency Committee on Education's third year include issuance of the national rural education policy statement (October 1984), sponsorship of a national forum on rural education with 697 attendees (June 1984), formation of a Subcommittee on Rural Education Data, continued liaison with other departments and organizations interested in rural education, and increased activities resulting from the Committee's leadership and the policy statement. This volume includes the policy statement, entitled "Rural Education and Rural Family Education Policy for the 80's," a list of Committee members, and minutes of FY84 Committee meetings. The major part of the document consists of reports from 15 Department of Education offices listing their rural education activities and including: the title of each activity and its purpose; the section(s) of the rural education policy statement addressed by the activity; the scope, starting/ending dates, target audience, and procedure; products; legislation/administrative authority; and funding sources. The offices represented are: vocational and adult education; elementary/secondary education; special education and rehabilitative services; bilingual education and minority languages affairs; educational research and improvement; postsecondary education; legislation and public affairs; The Under Secretary; management; planning, budget, and evaluation; FICE/Rural Education Subcommittee; private education; regional liaison unit; General Counsel; and civil rights. (BRR)
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Agency Cooperation, American Indian Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Committees, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Government Role, Leadership, Library Services, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Private Education, Regional Planning, Rural Education, Spanish Speaking, Special Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.