ERIC Number: ED485542
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar-31
A Report to the U.S. Department of Education on Educational Challenges and Technical Assistance Needs for the Mid Atlantic Region
The Mid Atlantic Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) provides an assessment of the technical assistance needs of educational stakeholders, including educators, parents, and policymakers in our region, in response to a directive from the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. This RAC is one of ten such committees appointed by the Secretary to conduct an education needs assessment during the period of December 2004 through March 2005. This committee, which includes members from the states of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia, first identified the major challenges facing the region in improving student achievement and in implementing the provisions of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. It then assessed the types of technical assistance that might enable educators in the region to overcome those challenges. The purpose of this report is to identify the challenges facing education stakeholders in meeting the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act and the types of technical assistance that might address these challenges. The U.S. Department of Education will use this report in establishing 20 Comprehensive Centers starting later this year. Appended is: Biographic information about members of the Mid Atlantic Regional Advisory Committee. A glossary is also included. (Contains 11 tables.) [Report prepared by the Mid Atlantic Regional Advisory Committee.]
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: CNA Corp., Alexandria, VA.