ERIC Number: EJ370602
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Text of Bennett's Report, "American Education: Making It Work."
Bennett, William J.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v34 n34 pA29-41 May 4 1988
The Secretary of Education's most recent report on educational quality argues that American schools have not improved enough. Issues addressed include trends in standardized test scores, strengthening curriculum content, assuring equal intellectual opportunity, establishing an ethos of achievement, recruiting and rewarding good teachers and principals, and instituting accountability. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Access to Education, Compensation (Remuneration), Core Curriculum, Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Principals, Productivity, Student Characteristics, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Recruitment, Testing, Textbooks, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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