ERIC Number: EJ551502
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Putting the Pieces Together: The Real Challenge of Improving America's Schools Act.
Plunkett, Virginia R. L.
Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, v2 n2 p103-05 1997
Describes the new directions, or paradigm shift, that schools must learn to deal with under the 1994 Improving America's Schools Act as subsumed under five headings: (1) standards; (2) focus on teaching and learning with an accelerated curriculum; (3) flexibility for local initiative; (4) links among schools, parents, and communities; and (5) resources targeting the greatest needs. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I; Improving Americas Schools Act 1994