ERIC Number: ED421761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Nov
ECS Information Clearinghouse. State Issues Report, 1996-97.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
To help stakeholders stay abreast of educational legislation, information which directly affects pre-K through 12 education is presented. The information is in the form of raw data and addresses the following topics: accountability, accreditation, administration, alternative education, assessment/testing, at-risk youth, attendance, bilingual education, career education, charter schools, child abuse, choice, collective bargaining, community involvement, curriculum, deregulation, desegregation, discipline, dress codes, driver's licenses, early childhood education, extended day, finance, gifted and talented students, governance, grading practices, health, home schooling, incentives, instruction methods, interagency collaboration, kindergarten, leadership, magnet schools, mentoring, minority issues, nonpublic schools, parents, postsecondary education, privatization, religion, safety, scheduling, schools, school boards, school districts, secondary education, sexual harassment, site-based management, social issues, special education, standards, states, student aid, students, substance abuse, teacher certification, teacher compensation, teacher contracts, teacher education, teacher evaluation, teacher mentors, teacher recruitment, teacher shortages, teacher staff development, teacher staffing, teaching profession, technology, tenure, textbooks, tuition, urban schools, vocational education, vouchers, and workforce preparation. Each legislative initiative is synopsized and coded to reveal its status. (RJM)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Laws, Politics of Education, Preschool Education, School Law, State Legislation
Education Commission of the States, Distribution Center, 707 17th Street, Suite 2700, Denver, CO 80202-3427 (Stock No. IS-97-2; $20, plus $4.25 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.