ERIC Number: ED251285
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 II.
Worthington, Robert M.
This document provides examples of the work of the Department of Education's Rural Education Committee during FY84, beginning with its FY84 management plan. Next, "A Rural Education Policy for the 80s," a speech presented by Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education and chair of the Rural Education Committee, Dr. Robert M. Worthington, to the 75th Annual Conference of the Rural Education Association is given, as is his keynote address, "Building Partnerships in Rural Education," to the Seventh Annual Conference of People United for Rural Education. The conference agenda is provided for the Department of Education sponsored national conference, "Building Partnerships for Quality Education in Rural America," held in June in Washington, D.C.; the list of participants and conference planning committee follows. "Partnerships in Action," distributed at that conference, lists 21 examples of rural partnership programs. Secretary of Education T.H. Bell's 11-page speech to the conference is included, as well as Assistant Secretary Worthington's opening and closing addresses. The document closes with the Rural Education Committee's FY85 management plan, which reviews the Committee's accomplishments in FY84 and sets objectives for FY85 (including holding another national forum, developing a research and demonstration project agenda, and preparing briefing papers on major issues). (BRR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.