ERIC Number: ED380873
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
DPT/NCREL Policy Seminar Summary, 1994. Bulletin No. 95163.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
This document contains information about the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's six initiatives and comments from participants at the annual Policy Seminar, sponsored jointly by the department and the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), July 11-13, 1994. The document contains the participants' comments regarding the initiatives and issues addressed at the seminar. The participants examined six initiatives within the framework of the federal Goals 2000 act. The six initiatives included: (1) Bright Beginnings; (2) the Urban Initiative; (3) School-to-Work Transition; (4) Wisconsin Learner Goals, Outcomes, and Assessment; (5) Educational Equity; and (6) Parent and Community Involvement. The federal Goals 2000 framework includes: teaching and learning, standards, and assessments; opportunity-to-learn standards and strategies; governance, accountability, and management; parent and community support; systemwide improvement; bottom-up reform; dropout strategies; coordination with school-to-work; integration with the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act; benchmarks and timelines; and monitoring progress. Participants also reviewed the draft Community Learning Plan. A copy of the plan and participants' comments are included in the document. (LMI)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Early Intervention, Education Work Relationship, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Parent Participation, Social Services, State Action, State Programs, Statewide Planning
Division for Learning Support, Instructional Services, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin