ERIC Number: ED265156
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
The Education Improvement Act of 1984. State of South Carolina.
South Carolina Governor's Office, Columbia.
This booklet sets forth the provisions of the South Carolina Education Improvement Act. Statements of standards mandated by the State in the following areas are presented: (1) increasing academic standards; (2) strengthening student discipline and attendance; (3) providing more effective use of classroom learning time; (4) providing programs of excellence for talented students; (5) providing more relevant vocational training programs; (6) providing programs for handicapped students; (7) requiring exit exam for graduation; (8) enacting a promotion policy; (9) improving basic skills in all grades; (10) establishing alcohol and drug abuse programs in schools; (11) establishing pupil-teacher ratios; (12) increasing the number of highly qualified persons going into the teaching profession; (13) raising teacher salaries to attract and hold qualified persons; (14) improving training of current and prospective teachers; (15) maximizing the utilization of teaching time and talent; (16) recruiting most able candidates to become principals and administrators; (17) improving training and evaluation of prospective and current school administators; (18) evaluating and rewarding schools and school districts based on measurable performance and progress; (19) planning of focusing the schools and school districts on instructional improvement and the effective use of resources; (20) monitoring annually the implement of the educational improvement program; (21) authorization of intervention by State Superintendents of Education where quality of education in a local school is impaired; (22) strengthing parent involvement; (23) increasing business and industry participation; (24) broadening community involvement; and (25) performing pressing repairs, renovations, and construction on school buildings. (JD)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Governor's Office, Columbia.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina