ERIC Number: ED266183
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
A Survey of Recent Major Analyses of Internal Planning Issues for the New Orleans Public Schools. Pre-Planning Report No. 3.
New Orleans Public Schools, LA.
This report summarizes the findings and recommendations of 22 internal, external, or combined studies written by committees, consultants, or staff. A listing is included of more than 70 other plans, reports, requests, or other efforts to identify needs of the New Orleans Public Schools. A synthesis of findings or recommendations from these sources is made as follows: (1) academic achievement of students should be significantly improved towards national averages; (2) affective growth of students should be promoted by school programs; (3) curriculum should provide for changing demands of the knowledge and technology-based information age, and for unique local needs; (4) social, economic, and health problems necessitate provision of adequate student support services; (5) decision-making and implementation in the school district should be accomplished through a long-range, comprehensive planning process; (6) administrative and managerial activities of the school district should operate more effectively and efficiently; (7) facilities of the school district should be made safer and more secure; (8) organizational climates of both schools and central offices should be more positive; (9) revenues of the School Board should be increased and more efficiently spent; and (10) overall quality of staff should be improved through better recruitment, placement, staff development, administrative support and through greater accountability. (LMO)
Descriptors: Accountability, Achievement Tests, Affective Objectives, Capital Outlay (for Fixed Assets), College Entrance Examinations, Community Involvement, Crime Prevention, Curriculum Development, Educational Administration, Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Long Range Planning, National Competency Tests, National Norms, Needs Assessment, Organizational Climate, Organizational Objectives, Program Development, Staff Development
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Orleans Public Schools, LA.