ERIC Number: ED447566
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
State Issues Report, 1998-99.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
This document contains raw data on the various issues affecting the pre-K-12 community. The information was collected from Lexis-Nexis, legislative staff, state newsletters, school board/teacher associations, and various media. The issues presented here are in alphabetical order and are divided under three headings: state name, status of the issue, and an issue summary. The issues that are described here are as follows: access, accountability, accreditation, adult learning/continuing education, alternative education, assessment, at-risk, attendance, background checks, bilingual/ESL, character/citizenship, charter schools, child abuse, choice, class size, community colleges, comprehensive school reform, corrections education, curriculum, demographics, deregulation, distance learning, drugs, early childhood, economic development, elementary education, enrollment, extended day programs, faculty, finance, financial aid, gifted and talented, governance, health, home schooling, information management, integrated services, K-16, kindergarten, magnet schools, mathematics, mentoring, middle school, minority issues, parent/family, postsecondary, private schools, privatization, professional development, promotion, reading, religion, remediation, safety, scheduling, school boards, school districts, school to work, secondary education, service learning, sexual harassment, site-based decision making, special education, standards, state boards, state policymaking, student incentives, student records, students, summer-school teachers, technology, textbooks, transfer, tuition, uniforms, unions, urban, vocational education, and vouchers. (RJM)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, National Surveys, School Law, School Policy, State Programs
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.