ERIC Number: ED258959
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Academic Requirements and Achievement in High Schools 1982. FRSS Report No. 15.
Wright, Douglas A.; And Others
This report presents the findings of a survey of a nationally representative sample of school districts on high school academic requirements and achievement. A survey questionnaire was sent to 571 school districts and a 93 percent response rate was obtained. Information was gathered on the following topics: (1) time spent in school; (2) credits required for graduation; (3) basic course requirements; (4) homework requirements; (5) inservice teacher training requirements; (6) minimum competencey test requirements for teachers; (7) minimum competency test requirements for students; (8) activities rated as highly important to improving achievement; (9) implementation of activities to improve academic achievement; and (10) plans for implementing activities to improve academic achievement. Data from the survey are presented on tables accompanied by brief narrative summaries. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Westat Research, Inc., Rockville, MD.