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Patrick, John J. – 1993
In February 1990, the President and state governors proclaimed a set of six national education goals to prompt profound improvements in schools and student achievement by the year 2000. These six goals reflect widely held concerns that most Americans have not been receiving the kind of education they need to meet the challenges of twenty-first…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Citizenship Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Change
National Education Goals Panel, Washington, DC. – 1992
This report from the Goal 3 Technical Planning Subgroup focuses on three areas that have been identified as important to improving the citizenship education of students: community service, voter registration of 18- to 20-year-olds, and knowledge of citizenship. (The aim of Goal 3 of the National Education Goals is that by the year 2000 American…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Indicators, Educational Objectives
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress. – 1983
Procedures for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) assessments of 9-, 13-, and 17-year-old students in mathematics and citizenship/social studies are outlined. An overview of NAEP's operation is followed by descriptions of the formulation of mathematics and citizenship/social studies objectives, development and field testing of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Citizenship Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives
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Ruff, Thomas; Hansen, J. Merell – Social Studies Review, 1992
Reviews the efforts to improve K-12 geography instruction in the past 2 decades. Identifies current projects and their characteristics. Asserts that geographic literacy is even more necessary in a economically and socially interdependent world. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Design, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Marran, James F. – Journal of Geography, 1994
Reviews developments in geography education since World War II. Finds reasons for cautious optimism as a result of the development of national standards in core curriculum subjects and earlier efforts by the Geography Education National Implementation Project. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Development, Educational Change