ERIC Number: ED387891
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
State Systemic Education Improvements. Status Report.
Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.
The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is a nationwide, nonprofit organization of the 57 public officials who head departments of public education in the United States, 5 U.S. extra-state jurisdiction, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Dependents Schools. States are currently at various stages in developing and implementing the improvement efforts endorsed by Goals 2000: Educate America Act. This document provides state and federal policymakers with information for 1995 on state accomplishments and lessons learned in developing and implementing education-improvement efforts. The report is divided into two sections--a national summary and a series of regional reports. Section 1 is a snapshot of the states' current reports based on their upgrading of Goals 2000, and contains summary data for each state, including data on content standards under development; student performance standards; teacher policy on professional preparation; state technology plan; and collaboration and integration of services. Section 2 presents descriptive information about the current status of the states' improvement activities. A map of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement's (OERI's) educational laboratories is included. (LMI)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Governance, Integrated Services, Performance, Program Implementation, State Action, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Role
Council of Chief State School Officers, One Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001 ($10).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.