ERIC Number: ED413839
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
History of the University of the State of New York and the State Education Department 1784-1996.
Folts, James D.
This monograph presents a history of educational services in New York State. Chapter 1 summarizes the history of the University of the State of New York, its Board of Regents, early development, and unification of the university and the Department of Public Instruction. Chapter 2 reviews the State Education Department's history and legal foundations; department organization, management, and planning; and patriotic and moral education requirements. Chapter 3, reviews school district organization and state aid, the free common school system, origins of high schools, the school aid quota system, rural school centralization, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services, urban school districts, and state aid since the 1960s. Chapter 4 focuses on elementary, middle, secondary, and continuing education, including general supervision, universal school attendance, Regents examinations and curricula, urban education, statewide standards, vocational and adult education, physical/health education, and education for non-English speakers. Chapter 5 summarizes vocational and educational services for individuals with disabilities. Chapter 6 reviews higher and professional education, including teacher training, oversight and planning, proprietary school supervision, and scholarships. Chapter 7, on cultural education, covers state libraries, museums, and educational television. Chapter 8 briefly reviews professional regulation. Appendices list administrators since 1784 and numbers of school districts since 1905. (Contains 100 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Limited English Speaking, Museums, Professional Education, Rural Education, School Districts, Special Education, State Boards of Education, State Departments of Education, State Libraries, State Standards, State Universities, Urban Education, Vocational Education
New York State Education Dept., Publications Sales Desk, Room 309, Education Building, Albany, NY 12234 (available in braille, large print or audio tape).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York