ERIC Number: ED256058
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Operation Renaissance Task Force Reports: The Education Profession, the Family and School, School Time.
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
This document presents the reports of the Colorado State Board of Education appointed task forces on the Education Profession, the Family and School, and School Time. The task force on the Education Profession made recommendations in the following areas: personnel preparation and certification, recruitment and retention of education personnel, and status of education personnel. The task force on the Family and School made recommendations in the following areas: motivation and discipline, dropouts, attendance, roles of local school boards and accountability committees, accountability, alternative education, school climate improvement; family/school relationships, and homework. A philosophical statement and a 44-item annotated bibliography are included in conjunction with this task force's topic. The task force on School Time made recommendations in the following areas: state policy allowing alternative school calendars, effective use of current school day and year, and long school day and year. The fiscal impact of these recommendations, a 36-item bibliography, background information on these issues, and the pros and cons of lengthening the school day and year are listed. (DCS)
Descriptors: Accountability, Advisory Committees, Attendance, Board of Education Role, Discipline Policy, Dropouts, Educational Environment, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Educational Policy, Extended School Day, Extended School Year, Family School Relationship, Homework, Labor Turnover, Nontraditional Education, Recruitment, School Personnel, School Schedules, Socioeconomic Status, Student Motivation, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.