ERIC Number: ED296081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Restructuring Education. Highlights of a Conference (Washington, D.C., August 1987). Research Report No. 902.
Berman, Melissa A., Ed.
This collection of conference papers explores how education should be restructured in order to promote greater cooperation between business and industry. Educators, public/private-sector authorities, and others focus on: changing needs of employers; changing composition of student bodies; overcoming inertia in the system; and business-education partnerships. The following papers are included: "The Common Agenda: Liberating Undreamed-of Talent" (Bill Clinton); "Education: The Real Risks" (Donald Stewart); "Beyond Business-Education Partnerships" (Ted Kolderie); "Business-Education Initiatives: An Assessment" (Marsha Levine); "Matching Needs and Resources" (Patrick Manders); "Tenneco Adopts a School" (Gordon Bonfield and Jo Ann Swinney); "Saturday Academy" (Badi Foster);"Investment Gone Awry: Case Study and Lessons" (Edward Fox); and "A New Education Agenda for Business: Workshop Sessions" (Leonard Lund). (MN)
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Case Studies, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Program Development, Program Improvement, School Business Relationship
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Conference Board, Inc., New York, NY.