ERIC Number: ED414645
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Education Issues in the Heartland. What's Noteworthy on ...
Mid-Continent Regional Educational Lab., Aurora, CO.; Mid-Continent Regional Educational Lab., Inc., Kansas City, MO.
This document contains six articles. The first article describes the current status of education in the United States. The second article describes what changes to expect in adult and student populations, migration, the economy, and support for public education in the Mid-continental region. The next four articles provide snapshots of the region through four lenses--curriculum and instruction, professional development, technology, and finance. Contents include: (1) "The Good, and the Not-So-Good, News about American Schools" (John F. Jennings and Diane Stark Rentner); (2) "Demographics in the Heartland" (Harold Hodgkinson); (3) "What's Pressing? Everything!" (Joan L. Buttram); (4) "Targeting Professional Development At Student Success" (Ceri B. Dean and Fran E. Mayeski); (5)"Reshaping Schools for the Information Age" (James D. Parry); and (6) "Issues and Trends in School Finance" (Michael L. Arnold). Chapters contain references accompany the chapters. (LMI)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mid-Continent Regional Educational Lab., Aurora, CO.; Mid-Continent Regional Educational Lab., Inc., Kansas City, MO.