ERIC Number: ED416846
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Community Update, 1997-1998.
Anderson, Julie, Ed.
Community Update, n46-55 1997-1998
This document consists of 10 issues of the newsletter "Community Update," containing articles on community and family involvement in education. Article topics include: preparing America's future teachers; reports on satellite town meetings; E-rate (education rate) discounts for telecommunications services in schools and libraries; President Clinton's Call to Action for American Education in the 21st century; 1998 and 1999 education budgets; early childhood development; summer reading programs; public school choice; opportunities for volunteerism and community service; role of parents as teachers; "America Goes Back to School" initiative; Education Excellence Partnership (EEP) public service advertisements; American fourth-graders exceed the international average in mathematics and science; college and career preparation; voluntary national testing initiative; education priorities in the balanced budget agreement; "America Reads Challenge"; excerpts from speeches given by U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley; importance of quality child care, after-school, and summer programs; U.S. Postal Service program "Celebrate the Century"; Smithsonian's National Museum of American Art print and video study kits; taking algebra and geometry early puts students on the road to college and good careers; quality teaching; millennium celebrations; role of religious communities and community learning centers in improving education; arts education; education standards; and excerpts from the "State of American Education" speech by Richard W. Riley. Each issue includes an insert on family involvement, "Partnership for Family Involvement in Education." (SWC)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Early Childhood Education, Educational Finance, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship, Federal Government, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Public Libraries, Reading Programs, School Community Relationship, Summer Programs, Teacher Education, Volunteers
World Wide Web: http://www.ed.gov/G2K/community
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Telecommunications Act 1996