ERIC Number: ED447113
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Sep
The Teacher's Guide to the U.S. Department of Education.
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Secretary.
This guide features information about the latest initiatives by the U.S. Department of Education, an update on specific programs for schools and teachers, and a list of services and resources, both at the Department's headquarters in Washington, DC, and nationwide. Introductory pages provide information on nine of the Department's latest initiatives, with details on the teaching initiative and a summary page on each of the others. Other sections discuss the Department of Education's grant programs and other services that may interest teachers. A Services and Resources section describes the Department's services and the various offices that are responsible for them. This section also lists federal Internet resources on education, which may be useful for teachers who use the Internet in their classrooms. The next section presents the range of regional and field-based resources that the Department of Education funds through grants or contracts. The final section presents clearinghouses that are funded by the Department of Education which may be of interest to teachers. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Adult Education, American Indians, Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Bilingual Education, Clearinghouses, Disabilities, Educational Improvement, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Federal Programs, Graduate Study, Grants, Higher Education, Instructional Leadership, International Education, Internet, Migrant Youth, Postsecondary Education, Rehabilitation, Rewards, School Safety, Special Education, Substance Abuse, Vocational Education
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll-Free); Web site: http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Secretary.