ERIC Number: ED289945
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Sharing Successes across Network Institutions. A Status Report 1986.
Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.; Mid-Continent Regional Educational Lab., Aurora, CO.; North Central Regional Educational Lab., Elmhurst, IL.
The Urban Education Network is a problem-solving effort designed to address educational problems facing urban educators. Representatives to the Network are drawn from urban school districts and state departments of education. They work together to strengthen school improvement efforts by sharing concerns, ideas, and educational practices. A number of programs are selected each year for inclusion in a Network status report. This report from 1986 presents program descriptions grouped under the following 16 content areas: (1) alternative and magnet schools; (2) arts education; (3) basic skills; (4) computer technology; (5) early childhood education; (6) effective schools/school improvement; (7) environmental education/science/social science; (8) gifted and talented; (9) institutional reports; (10) programs for students at risk; (11) school/business/community partnerships; (12) special education; (13) staff development; (14) testing/evaluation; (15) urban education/desegregation; and (16) vocational/career education. For each program the following information is provided: a brief description; staff size and composition; scope; number of individuals and schools served; evaluation reports and descriptive materials available; and an address to contact for further information. There is also an appendix in which exemplary projects are listed by state. (VM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.; Mid-Continent Regional Educational Lab., Aurora, CO.; North Central Regional Educational Lab., Elmhurst, IL.
Note: For 1983 and 1984 reports, see ED 255 605-606.