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ERIC Number: ED428456
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 190
Abstractor: N/A
Collection of "Clearinghouse Notes," 1997-98.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
This document is a collection of Education Commission of the States notes that address a wide array of education issues. The notes provide brief overviews of state legislation passed or pending on specific education issues. It analyzes such matters as performance-based accountability systems; state-level policies regarding accreditation in public schools; state quality indicators; state takeovers and reconstitutions; school choice; a national perspective on tuition tax credits; state-level policies regarding corporal punishment, school uniforms, and dress codes in public schools; determining the cost of a basic education; state constitutions and public education governance; states with "no pass/no drive" restrictions; statewide mandates on student extracurricular eligibility; state class-size reduction measures; adoption of state-admission requirements by type of board; state involvement in competency-based admissions; summaries of statewide data collection and research efforts to evaluate the effectiveness of admissions, student preparation, and/or remediation policies and programs; privatization of education services; corporate advertising on school buses; details on student reading; high school graduation requirements; state-by-state comparisons of expenditures, revenue, salaries, and teacher/pupil ratios; and tenure trends and reasons for dismissal. (RJM)
Education Commission of the States, Distribution Center, 707 17th Street, Suite 2700, Denver, CO 80202-3427; Tel: 303-266-3692; Web site: (Item no. IS-IS-99-1; $25 plus $4.25 postage and handling; quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
Note: For the 1995-96 collection, see ED 407 701.