ERIC Number: ED353057
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jan
Education in Jefferson County: The Changing Scene.
Hamilton, Alicita; And Others
This report describes significant changes which have taken place in the public schools of Jefferson County, Colorado, and discusses issues which affect the quality of education in the county's school district. After a brief introduction, the report profiles the Jefferson County Public School District, presents information about the county's public school system in 1990-91, and discusses goals for change in the future. The report examines research that could be used as a basis for these changes. The research focuses on the grade ranges of preschool to third grade and middle school, and on the issue of class size. Additional issues facing Jefferson County Schools are: (1) accountability and accreditation; (2) staff development; (3) readiness to learn; (4) exceptional student services; (5) alternative programs for high school completion; (6) alternatives to public school education; and (7) community-school relations. A list of 49 references and appendices presenting information related to the Jefferson County Public School District are provided. (MM)
Descriptors: Accountability, Accreditation (Institutions), Class Size, Educational Change, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Persons, High School Equivalency Programs, Home Schooling, Learning Readiness, Middle Schools, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Public Schools, School Community Relationship, Staff Development
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: League of Women Voters of Jefferson County, Lakewood, CO.