ERIC Number: ED400584
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Preparing Schools for the 1990s: An Essay Collection.
Metropolitan Life Foundation.
Education has emerged as a leading national issue for the 1990s. To address some of the current and future issues facing education, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company asked members of the Metropolitan Life Foundation Education Advisory Council to articulate their views about recent and future directions in public-school-improvement efforts. This book, a collection of council members' essays, offers a profile of education in the near future. Articles include the following: (1) "The Implications and Rewards of Teacher Empowerment" (Floretta Dukes McKenzie); (2) "Education Reform: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly--A Teacher's Perspective" (Kim Natale); (3) "Revolution in Pedagogy" (Patricia Albjerg Graham); (4) "Teacher Leadership in Reforming Education" (Sherleen Sisney); (5)"Using Current Technologies in Education" (Joan Ganz Cooney); (6) "Class and Caste in American Schools" (Joseph S. Murphy); (7) "Rethinking Children's Policy: Implications for Educational Administration" (Michael W. Kirst and Milbrey McLaughlin); (8) "Changing the System of Schooling So That the School of the Future Has a Chance" (Frank Newman); (9) "Incentives for Reform" (Albert Shanker); (10) "Federal Support for Teacher Improvement" (P. Michael Timpane); (11) "The Imperative for Global Education" (Mary Hatwood Futrell); (12) "Business-School Relations for the 1990s" (Robert G. Schwartz); and (13) "Taking School Reform Seriously--A Parable from War" (Theodore R. Sizer). (LMI)
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Incentives, Instructional Improvement, Public Schools, School Business Relationship, School Restructuring, Social Stratification, Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Metropolitan Life Foundation.
Note: Companion piece to "The American Teacher, 1989. Preparing Schools for the 1990s" (ED 318 706).