ERIC Number: ED359606
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Every Floridian's Guide to School Improvement and Educational Accountability. Creating Schools for Florida's Future.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
Florida's School Improvement and Educational Accountability program is described in this guidebook. Part 1 explains the what, why, and how of the plan, which seeks to improve student performance by defining expectations and outcomes. Chapters provide information on the following: social and demographic changes in the state; the Education Commissioner's vision for change; a summary of the plan's key points; the history of the accountability movement; elements of the school-improvement process; an overview of Florida education legislation; a comparison of national, state, and regional education goals, and a timetable for implementation. Part 2 presents stakeholders' guides, which list benefits for each stakeholder and describe ways to become involved. Guides are provided for teachers, parents, students, principals, school and district support staff, school board members, superintendents, business people, postsecondary educators, the health and social-service community, the law-enforcement community, city and county government leaders, community leaders, and Department of Education staff. A glossary and 17 annotated references are included. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
Identifiers - Location: Florida