ERIC Number: ED449851
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Framework To Develop a Master Plan for Education.
California State Commission for the Review of the Master Plan for Higher Education, Sacramento.
This framework is intended to guide in the development of a Master Plan for Education that will provide a comprehensive organizing template for California's schools, colleges, and universities. To be responsive to Californians' varied educational needs, the state requires a cohesive system of education in which all segments, from kindergarten through university, are coordinated. The long-term evolution of roles of state and local K-14 entities has blurred lines of responsibility in ways that can impede efficient and responsive delivery of education services and that do not allow clear lines of accountability. A Master Plan will provide frameworks for governance, resources, policy development and accountability that will ensure that the state and its citizens receive maximum benefit from California's enormous investment in education. These frameworks can then guide the long-term policy-making of the Legislature and education governance entities. The Master Plan must delineate specific objectives to support these planning objectives: every student must have the opportunity to learn from a full qualified teacher; the state must develop assessments that measure students knowledge, pursuant to standards; and local districts should be responsible for supporting learning at each site, consistent with local needs. (JA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Commission for the Review of the Master Plan for Higher Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California