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ERIC Number: ED305721
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluating State Education Reforms: A Special Legislative Report.
Kirst, Michael W.; And Others
Evaluating the impact of the recent state education reforms is an issue now confronting every state legislature. This paper focuses upon evaluating state education policies for a legislative audience. The text of the paper covers the following topics: (1) the urgency of staff evaluation; (2) how evaluation can help state legislators; (3) reasonable expectations for evaluation; (4) the use of tests in measuring the effectiveness of educational programs, methods, and instructional methods; (5) new directions for state education data systems; (6) state and local performance indicators and cost/effectiveness studies; and (7) how well U.S. schools perform. (SI)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Conference of State Legislatures, Washington, DC.