ERIC Number: ED427498
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-May-7
Reference Count: N/A
District of Columbia Goals 2000: Rebuilding Public School Facilities to 21st Century Standards. Interim Report Goals 2000 Panel. Revised May 7, 1997.
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC.
The Goals 2000 is a national effort to improve education in American schools so students can compete with other students throughout the world. This report is the District of Columbia's translation of the national initiative reflecting its efforts to improve student education that addresses the Goals 2000 objectives. It incorporates input from the working groups and ideas from the local community and from current research on educational reform and facility design. The report's focus and organization is on the seven goals outlined in DC Goals 2000; the interface between educational programs and school facilities. It discusses each goal and the recommendations pertinent to how facility related standards or improvements can support the reaching of the goal. Goals examined include the following issues: academic standards and career preparation, staff excellence, school governance and decision-making autonomy, school safety, managements and funding mechanisms for public education, school renovation standards, and family and community involvement. (GR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Goals 2000