ERIC Number: ED415207
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
The New Teacher's Guide to the U.S. Department of Education.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
This guide provides information about the U.S. Department of Education's latest initiatives, updates specific programs for schools and teachers, and lists services and resources. The introductory section provides information on the Department's seven priorities as outlined in President Clinton's fifth State of the Union Address, on President Clinton's Voluntary National Testing initiative, and on the national standards being developed by various professional education associations and societies. Section 2 contains information about the Department's grant programs and other programs that may interest teachers. Section 3 offers information on services and resources provided by the Department and on how to contact the various offices responsible for them. This section also lists federal Internet resources on education. Section 4 includes information on various regional and field-based resources that the Department funds through grants and contracts. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Adult Education, Beginning Teachers, Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Excellence in Education, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Government School Relationship, Grants, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, National Standards, Preservice Teacher Education, Public Education, Special Education, State Government, Teacher Qualifications, Vocational Education
U.S. Department of Education, Information Resource Center, Washington, DC 20202.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Goals 2000