ERIC Number: ED428742
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Community Update, 1998-1999.
Anderson, Julie, Ed.
Community Update, n56-65 1998-1999
This document consists of ten issues of the newsletter "Community Update," containing articles on community and family involvement in education. Article topics include: a college education is necessary and possible; math and science study points out problems and positive solutions; the "America Reads Challenge"; meeting the Department of Education's Technology Challenge; Senate budget resolution eliminates needed education investments for America's students; the FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence) World Wide Web site provides new resources for teaching and learning; supporting America's students as they go back to school; House subcommittee eliminates key education investments; public supports mainstream investments in education; preparing for college; a national symposium on designing schools for the 21st century; America Links Up--a campaign to promote online safety for children; community partnerships help create safe and drug free schools; Reading Summit launches crusade for child literacy; new initiatives help students prepare for college early; the E-rate benefits schools and libraries; America Counts helps students master challenging mathematics; First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton launches the Mars Millennium Project; excerpts from the 1999 State of American Education address; and President Clinton's fiscal year 2000 education budget. Each issue includes an insert on family involvement, "Partnership for Family Involvement in Education." (DLS)
Descriptors: Budgets, College Preparation, Community Involvement, Educational Finance, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Futures (of Society), Government Role, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Information Technology, Internet, School Community Relationship
Web site: http://www.ed.gov/G2K/community
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs.