ERIC Number: ED428456
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
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)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Administration, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Government School Relationship, Policy Analysis, Politics of Education, School Policy
Education Commission of the States, Distribution Center, 707 17th Street, Suite 2700, Denver, CO 80202-3427; Tel: 303-266-3692; Web site: http://www.ecs.org (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
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
Note: For the 1995-96 collection, see ED 407 701.