ERIC Number: ED312742
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Proposed Legislation--"Educational Excellence Act of 1989." Message from the President of the United States Transmitting a Draft of Proposed Legislation To Promote Excellence in American Education by Recognizing and Rewarding Schools, Teachers, and Students for Their Outstanding Achievements; Enhancing Parental Choice; Encouraging the Study of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering; and for Other Purposes. 101st Congress, 1st Session (April 5, 1989).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.
The Educational Excellence Act of 1989 is a bill designed to provide excellence in American education. Seven specific legislative initiatives are aimed at fulfilling this principle: (1) Presidential Merit Schools program; (2) Magnet Schools of Excellence program; (3) the Alternative Certification of Teachers and Principals program; (4) President's Awards for Excellence in Education; (5) Drug-Free Schools Urban Emergency Grants; (6) National Science Scholars program; and (7) Historically Black Colleges and Universities grants. The President's message is followed by the text of the bill. The document concludes with a section-by-section analysis of the Educational Excellence Act of 1989. (SI)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Excellence in Education, Mathematics Education, Parent Participation, Public Schools, Science Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Employment, Teacher Employment Benefits
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.