ERIC Number: ED337904
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Challenge 2000: Goals for Education.
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
Twelve specific educational goals and indicators of progress set forth by the Southern Regional Education Board's Commission for Educational Quality are described in this report. Based on projections of educational, demographic, and economic trends for the year 2000, the goals focus on the following areas: ensuring that all children are ready for the first grade; raising academic achievement; reducing by one-half the dropout rate; increasing high school graduation rates; preparing more students for college work; improving the basic competencies of vocational education students; increasing the percentage of adults with collegiate education; assessing the effectiveness of colleges and universities; emphasizing knowledge and performance of graduates of teacher education programs; increasing performance and productivity of schools; providing competitive teacher salaries; and maintaining or increasing state funding for schools and colleges to enhance productivity. (LMI)
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Quality, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Long Range Planning, Outcomes of Education, Social Indicators
Publications, Southern Regional Education Board, 592 Tenth Street, N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318-5790 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.