ERIC Number: ED281705
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Jan
Biennial Report on Regional Education Service Centers.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
A biennial report of the Texas State Board of Education profiles status and accomplishments of 20 regional education service centers in Texas during 1985-86. The report emphasizes service center role in implementing educational reform by assisting schools to meet new accreditation standards, training appraisers for a legislatively mandated appraisal system, and ensuring that Texas schools had the capacity to meet legislated curriculum standards. The report reviews historical background, service center reorganization in 1985, organization, and governance. It summarizes financial status of the centers during 1985-86 including revenue percentage/source, expenditures, fund balancing, and fiscal reporting requirements. Other aspects of center operation described include personnel and staffing, programs and services, media services, computer services, special education, accreditation, curriculum, training, textbook display, school volunteer program, migrant education, basic skills, National Diffusion Network, school health services, bilingual education, gifted education, adult/community education, educational technology, and drivers education. The appendix consists of profiles of each of the 20 service centers containing address, contact person, counties served, and information specific to the center on finances, staffing, and programs/services. Thirty-four tables and figures, including a map of service center regions, occur throughout the text. (LFL)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Education, Budgets, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Education Service Centers, Educational Change, Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Migrant Education, Program Descriptions, Regional Programs, Resource Allocation, School Health Services, Shared Resources and Services, Special Education, Staff Development, State Standards, Teacher Evaluation
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas State Board of Education, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers - Location: Texas