ERIC Number: ED402654
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Sep
State Issues Report, 1995-96.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
This publication contains raw data, presented in table form, on the status of state education legislation across the United States. The legislation pertains predominantly to education at the prekindergarten through grade 12 level. Data were collected from legislators, legislative staff, state newsletters, "StateNet," school board/teacher associations, and various media. Although some legislative initiatives were not enacted, they are included in the report because of their significance. Charts indicate the author of the legislation, how the legislation was initiated, and its outcome. The publication provides information for 78 types of programs, some of which include: accountability/accreditation, at-risk youth, curriculum, choice, discipline, education excellence, equity, finance, governance, immigrants, incentives, management, nonpublic schools, official English, privatization, restructured schools, religion, safety, school improvement, school-based management, standards, social issues, student aid, substance abuse, teacher certification and evaluation, technology, tuition, vocational education, vouchers, and work force preparation. (LMI)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Primary Education, Private Schools, Public Schools, School Restructuring, State Legislation, State Programs
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.