ERIC Number: ED313338
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Results in Education: 1989. The Governors' 1991 Report on Education.
National Governors' Association, Washington, DC.
This report provides information on the actions of the states in educational reform. A state policy overview is presented in seven areas: (1) school leadership; (2) teaching; (3) parent involvement and choice; (4) readiness; (5) technology; (6) school facilities; and (7) college quality. Reports are given of financing school improvement, highlights of state education policies, and state-by-state education data. Suggestions are made on steps that states can take for the improvement of public education in the areas of: (1) modification of curriculum and instruction; (2) decentralization of authority and decision making; (3) development of new staff roles; and (4) linking of rewards and incentives to student performance through efficient accountability systems. Maps and tables provide detailed information on each state. (JD)
Descriptors: Accountability, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Policy Formation, State Action, State Standards
National Governors' Association, Publications Office, 444 North Capitol St., Washington, DC 20001-1573 ($12.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.; Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Governors' Association, Washington, DC.