ERIC Number: ED401601
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Introducing Goals 2000: A World-Class Education for Every Child.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
This brief pamphlet provides an overview of the need for national educational objectives and describes how Goals 2000 will combat problems in education through locally based school-reform and improvement efforts. Goals 2000 is intended to help develop and implement higher academic standards; give schools and communities the tools and flexibility to meet those standards; create educational partnerships; encourage parent involvement; strengthen and improve teacher training; improve the assessment of student performance; and provide seed capital to schools, districts, and states. The pamphlet highlights implications of Goals 2000 for various stakeholders--students, parents, teachers, educators, state leaders, business, and labor. A U.S. Department of Education toll-free telephone number for more information in included. (LMI)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Goals 2000