ERIC Number: ED336823
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Voices from the Field: 30 Expert Opinions on America 2000, The Bush Administration Strategy To "Reinvent" America's Schools.
Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC.; William T. Grant Foundation, Washington, DC. Commission on Work, Family, and Citizenship.
"America 2000," President Bush's national strategy for "Reinventing America's Schools" is evaluated by 30 invited experts in the following papers: "Bottom-up Reform From the Top Down" (John E. Chubb); "Would Choice + Competition Yield Quality Education?" (Richard F. Elmore); "The Federal Education Role Comes of Age" (Denis P. Doyle; "Choice, Testing and the Re-election of a President" (Gary Orfield); "Must We Reinvent the Schools?" (Gerald N. Tirozzi); "Scapegoating the Schools" (George Kaplan); "The Educational Equivalent of War?" (Michael D. Usdan); "Measuring Schools Is Not the Same as Improving Them" (Linda Darling-Hammond); "The Many-Sided Dilemmas of Testing" (Jeannie Oakes); "A Case of Misplaced Emphasis" (Michael Timpane); "Testing, Testing, One, Two, Three..." (Marshall Smith); "On Teacher Accountability" (Arthur E. Wise); "Effective Policies to Help Youth" (James E. Rosenbaum); "Seven Large Questions For America 2000's Authors" (Harold Howe II); "Widening, Not Narrowing, the Gap" (Jose A. Cardenas); "Where's The Carrot? Where's The Stick?" (Siobhan O. Nicolau); "Ignoring Social Dynamite Primed to Explode" (Bernard C. Watson); "Educating the New American Student" (Anne C. Lewis); "Scenes From The New America Civil War" (Joan Lipsitz); "Toward A Focused Research Agenda" (Michael W. Kirst); "The Essential Federal Role" (Gordon Ambach); "Reform Without A Supportive Policy System Can't Succeed!" (Susan H. Fuhrman; "Where's the Community in America 2000?" (Milbrey W. McLaughlin); "Fix the Kids or Fix the Institutions?" (Sid Gardner); "Ignoring the Lessons of Previous School Reform" (Edward J. Meade, Jr.); "Steaming Backward to 2000" (William W. Wayson); "Politics and Performance: Airing Some Nettlesome Issues" (Thomas Toch); "A Mixed Bag for Adult Education" (Forrest P. Chisman); "Cracks in the Foundation" (Joan L. Wills); and "Taking Aim: Making the Nation Smarter" (Thomas G. Sticht). (AA)
Descriptors: Accountability, Competition, Cultural Differences, Educational Change, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Poverty, School Choice, School Restructuring, Testing Problems
William T. Grant Foundation Commission on Work, Family, and Citizenship, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 301, Washington, DC 20036-5541 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC.; William T. Grant Foundation, Washington, DC. Commission on Work, Family, and Citizenship.