ERIC Number: ED442197
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Challenging the Status Quo: The Education Record, 1993-2000.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
This book presents a historical record of the efforts of the Clinton presidency to deal with and improve public education from the beginning of his inauguration. An introduction outlines the efforts of President Clinton and Vice President Gore: the Clinton-Gore reform agenda, encouraging innovation and reform, building new partnerships, increasing access and opening new pathways to college, and some of the educational challenges ahead. Chapters discuss raising student achievement; strengthening teacher quality; expanding public school choice; increasing parental involvement; the use of technology; the creation of safe, disciplined and drug-free schools; getting students ready for college; and opening the doors of higher education to all Americans. (Appendices provide the Department of Education budget by major program, major competitive programs, and formula-allocated, student aid, school construction, and selected competitive programs, for all the states and territories. Contains 40 notes. (DFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Improvement, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Government Publications, Higher Education, Illegal Drug Use, Parent Participation, Post High School Guidance, Public Schools, School Choice, School Safety, Teacher Competencies
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.