ERIC Number: ED366097
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-May
Reference Count: N/A
Organizing Your Community To Reach the National Education Goals.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
The Goals 2000: Educate America Act calls for partnerships across local, state, and federal levels. This document offers suggestions for community organization to achieve the national education goals. The first section includes information on forming a steering committee, creating task forces, avoiding turf battles and finger pointing, defining and measuring community goals, taking inventory, conducting needs assessment, acting now, communicating, reporting progress, raising expectations, and forming a state-community partnership. The second section offers brief descriptions of the following community-action partnerships: Boulder Valley 2000 (Colorado); Murray 2000 (Utah); Choctaw 2000 (Mississippi); Metro Richmond 2000 (Virginia); Nevada 2000; and Fredericksburg 2000 (Texas). The last section contains an introductory letter to Edmonds 2000 (Washington), a list of contact sources, tips on planning a community meeting and suggestions for utilizing the basics of communications and publicity (from Minnesota 2000), and the National Education Goals and 21 objectives. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Goals 2000