ERIC Number: ED440446
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Individual Programs: 1999 Performance Reports and 2001 Plans. Volume 2. U.S. Department of Education.
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Under Secretary.
This report provides an overview of the Department of Education's (ED) progress toward four main goals: (1) help all children reach challenging academic standards so they are prepared for responsible citizenship, further learning, and productive employment; (2) build a solid foundation for learning for all children; (3) ensure access to postsecondary education and lifelong learning; and (4) make ED a high-performance organization by focusing on results, service quality, and customer satisfaction. The report was created to meet the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act. The volume contains information on education reform and is divided into 16 sections. These sections cover the following topics: education reform; education for disadvantaged children; impact aid; school-improvement programs; reading excellence programs; Indian education; school-renovation programs; bilingual and immigrant education; special education; rehabilitation services and special institutions; student financial assistance; vocational and adult education; higher education; education research, statistics, and improvement; Office for Civil Rights; and Office of the Inspector General. Some of the programs that are discussed include school-to-work opportunities, migrant education, teaching to high standards, state grants, the foreign-language assistance program, state grants for incarcerated youth, the underground railroad program, the National Writing Project, civic education, and the fund for the improvement of education. (RJM)
Descriptors: Accountability, Annual Reports, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Institutional Mission, Organizational Objectives, Performance Factors, Program Descriptions, Quality Control
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free). For full text: http://www.ed.gov/pubs.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Under Secretary.