ERIC Number: ED423801
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Challenges and Choices: The Master Plan for Florida Postsecondary Education. Report and Recommendations by the Florida Postsecondary Education Planning Commission.
Florida State Postsecondary Education Planning Commission, Tallahassee.
This document presents the master plan for Florida postsecondary education, with recommendations in the areas of access, interdependence, outcomes, and funding. An introduction offers a vision statement for postsecondary education in the state, reviews the planning process, identifies underlying principles, and explains the planning context. The section on access presents 20 recommendations concerning access, productivity, and technology. Next, the section on interdependence offers 17 recommendations which address preparation for postsecondary education, educational partnerships, and the preparation of teachers. The 14 recommendations in the section about postsecondary education outcomes focus on workforce preparation and economic development. The section on funding proposes 14 recommendations addressing the following areas: accountability/performance funding, funding for instruction and research, public education capital outlay, tuition and financial aid, and support for the independent sector. The concluding section reviews 10 broad goals. Appended materials include a list of planning commission members and staff, and exhibits which present further detail in support of each of the document's main sections. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Postsecondary Education Planning Commission, Tallahassee.
Identifiers - Location: Florida