ERIC Number: ED354140
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Condition of Education in the Adirondack Blue Line.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
This document profiles education in the Adirondack Park area of upstate New York. The introduction describes the Adironack Blue Line area, its school districts, and its revenues for school funding. Elementary and secondary education are described in terms of attendance rates, pupil-teacher ratio, teacher turnover rate, and median teacher salaries among other factors. The report summarizes performance on Pupil Evaluation Program tests for grades 3 and 6 and the Preliminary Competency Tests and Regents Competency Tests for grades 7-12. Regents Diploma rates, dropout rates, and college-going rates are also provided. A section on lifelong learning in the Adirondack Park presents information on preschool services, additional educational opportunities for students and staff, services for adults, and postsecondary education. The final section discusses future directions in the Adirondack Blue Line. It highlights current directions in supporting rural education and offers suggestions in the areas of education, economic development, and service delivery. The three appendices contain: (1) budget, staffing, and enrollment for postsecondary institutions in the Adirondack Park vicinity in 1990-91; (2) revenue sources and total expenses for the Adirondack Park School Districts for 1990-91; and (3) geographic representation of link users for 1991-92. Numerous tables of data are included. (KS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York