ERIC Number: ED402664
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Supporting Community Efforts To Improve Schools. The Goals 2000 Act.
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Reform Assistance and Dissemination.
The Goals 2000: Educate America Act seeks to improve student achievement through high expectations for all; increase parent and community involvement in education; make schools safe, drug-free, and disciplined; upgrade teacher training and professional development; bring technology into the schools; support long-term and systemwide efforts; and tailor improvements to the needs of communities and states. The Goals 2000 Act reaffirms that the responsibility for control of education is reserved to the states and local school systems. This brochure outlines the major goals of the act and outlines what Goals 2000 helps states and communities to do. (LMI)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Community Involvement, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Quality, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Parent Participation, Professional Development, School Restructuring, School Safety
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Reform Assistance and Dissemination.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Goals 2000