ERIC Number: ED410851
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Words in Action. 1996 Annual Report. Southern Education Foundation, Inc.
Southern Education Foundation, Atlanta, GA.
This annual report defines three broad areas in which the Southern Education Foundation supports research. The first looks to what kinds of teachers will be needed in the future; the second asks how our best thinking can be translated into effective action; and the third asks how seamless education can be. Programs subsumed under education and public policy include: an initiative on educational opportunity and postsecondary desegregation, a consortium on teacher supply and quality in the South, a North Carolina consortium to increase the supply of minority teachers, a Louisiana consortium on minority teacher supply and quality, a pathways to teaching program, and a New Orleans school leadership collaborative. Programs of traditional interest include a black college library improvement program and a black college program to increase retention and graduation rates. Other programs include a comparative human relations initiative, which examines intergroup relations in Brazil, South Africa, and the United States, pass-through grants for a focused reporting project, and a mathematics education project titled "QUASAR, Quantitative Understanding Amplifying Student Achievement and Reasoning." Appended are a list of program funders and a brief financial report. (CH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Area Studies, Black Colleges, Black Leadership, College Desegregation, Dropout Research, Educational Innovation, Educational Opportunities, Educational Research, Effective Schools Research, Field Studies, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Human Relations Programs, International Educational Exchange, Library Development, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Skills, Minority Group Teachers, Partnerships in Education, Philanthropic Foundations, Public Policy, Regional Programs, Research Projects, School Holding Power, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Recruitment
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Southern Education Foundation, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers - Location: Brazil; Louisiana; Louisiana (New Orleans); North Carolina; South Africa