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ERIC Number: ED454993
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Estados unidos puede tomar la delantera en la educacion: 50 consejos utiles (The United States Can Take the Lead in Education: 50 Suggestions).
Education Excellence Partnership, Washington, DC.
The Spanish-language booklet lists ways that parents, employers, teachers, administrators, principals, and grandparents, neighbors, and concerned citizens can help America reach the National Educational Goals. First, the booklet summarizes the National Education Goals in the areas of school readiness; school completion; student achievement and citizenship; mathematics and science education; safe, disciplined, and alcohol and drug-free schools; teacher education and professional development; and parent involvement. Next, 19 specific activities for parents are listed in the areas of "Get Everyone in the Habit of Reading,""Expect Hard Work,""Maintain High Expectations," and "Expect Learning To Be a Round-the-Clock Endeavor." The booklet then lists nine ways that employers can support education under the headings, "Expect Good Students To Make Better Workers,""Promote Parent Involvement in the Education of Their Children," and "Encourage High Expectations from Schools and Students." The 12 recommendations for teachers, administrators, and principals fall in the categories of "Expect More of Staff, Parents, and Students"; "Expect Everyone To Get into the Act"; and "Be a Part of a Teaching Community." Finally, the booklet recommends 10 ways in which grandparents, neighbors, and concerned citizens can raise the expectations of children, parents, and school officials. (HTH)
Education Excellence Partnership, 1615 L Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Parents; Practitioners
Language: Spanish
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.; Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, PA.
Authoring Institution: Education Excellence Partnership, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Goals 2000