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ERIC Number: ED463749
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 84
Abstractor: N/A
Community Update, 2001.
Ashby, Nicole, Ed.
Community Update, n83-93 Jan-Dec 2001
This document consists of 10 issues (covering January through December 2000) of the newsletter, "Community Update," which features articles on community and family involvement in education. In addition to the articles, each issue (except the Special Issue) includes a preview of the month's Satellite Town Meeting; events and information discussed in the section, "Partnership for Family Involvement in Education" (a coalition of business, community, religious, and education organizations nationwide); a short article under the section, "About Our Partners"; calendar of upcoming events; and announcements. Each issue has a theme, as follows: Arts Education (January 2001); Special Issue: Fiscal Year 2001 Budget (January 2001); Safe Schools (February/March 2001); Early Reading (April 2001); Learning with Technology (May 2001); Standards and Accountability (June/July 2001); Faith-Based and Community Partnerships (August 2001); Families Involved in Learning (September 2001); and Character Education (October 2001). Cover article topics include: Secretary of Education, Richard Riley offers an optimistic outlook on the future of education; Secretary Riley calls the 18% increase in education funding a "landmark"; a Secret Service study explores early detection in school shootings and reports a declining rate of school violence; President George W. Bush issues his blueprint for improving American education called "No Child Left Behind"; the Department of Education receives the largest increase of any domestic agency in the President's budget request; testing as a tool for closing the achievement gap; an interview with Christine Brooks, Director of Education's Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Center; and nearly $7 million is awarded to New York state to support vocational rehabilitation and school reconstruction following the terrorist attacks. (AEF)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs.