ERIC Number: ED357454
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Outline Guide to Educational Reform Initiatives. ERS Research Digest.
Educational Research Service, Arlington, VA.
Many educational reform initiatives are being tried in an effort to restructure the American school system. This guide compares major educational reform efforts by goal, vision, teaching and learning, and system components. The first section of the guide covers major systemic educational reform initiatives, including Accelerated Schools Project, Agenda for Teacher Education in a Democracy, Carnegie Middle-Grade School/State Policy Initiative, Coalition of Essential Schools, Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics, Effective Schools, Foxfire Teacher Outreach, Holmes Group, Montessori Public Schools, National Education Association Mastery in Learning Consortium, New Standards Project, Outcome-Driven Development Model, Program for School Improvement--League of Professional Schools, Project 2061: Science for All Americans, Re:Learning, School Development Program, Success for All, Total Quality Management, Transformational Outcome-Based Education, and Whole Language. The second section includes reform initiatives approved by the New American Schools Development Corporation: Atlas Communities--Partners, Bensenville Community Design, College for Human Services, Community Learning Centers of Minnesota, Co-Nect School, Expeditionary Learning, Los Angeles Learning Centers, Modern Red Schoolhouse, National Alliance for Restructuring, Odyssey Project, and Roots and Wings. (JPT)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, School Restructuring
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Research Service, Arlington, VA.