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Boyle, Martin – Washington State School Directors' Association, 2003
Of Washington State's 296 school districts, two-thirds have 2,000 or fewer students. These small school districts provide unique learning opportunities for Washington's children, but also present special challenges to achieving the higher standards called for in the state education reform bill and recent federal legislation. This report provides…
Descriptors: Small Schools, Public Schools, School Districts, Barriers
Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board, Olympia. – 2000
This year 2000 master plan submitted by the Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board proposes a realignment of higher education priorities that would place the interests of learners at the center of higher education decision making. The opening sections of the report reaffirm the state's commitment to expanding higher education…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Finance
Washington State 2020 Commission on the Future of Postsecondary Education, Olympia. – 1998
This report presents a 25-year plan to raise academic achievement levels and to create a seamless system of lifelong learning in postsecondary schools in the state of Washington. A focus is placed on access in terms of learning, individual enrichment and economic advancement for the people of Washington State. Factors such as increased enrollment,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Community Colleges, Educational Finance
Queitzsch, Mary – 1997
This document traces the activities and timelines that led to two Deans' Forums on integrating technology into preservice teacher education programs. These forums were organized by the Northwest Educational Technology Consortium, which is comprised of state education agencies in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming, as well as…
Descriptors: Academic Deans, College School Cooperation, Consortia, Cooperative Programs
Johnson, Michael J.; Vaughan, Sherry – 1992
This paper describes Colton School District's (Washington) project of the Rural School of the 21st Century. The goals of the 6-year project, initiated in 1988, were to incorporate technology into all aspects of education and to use technology in restructuring the school system. The Colton School District consists of 184 students in a single K-12…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Attitudes, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Gebhardt, Richard F. – 1985
A series of four questionnaires were mailed to schools in the state of Washington over a 12 year period to: (1) determine trends in media availability; (2) attempt to establish data for projections of media availability in the near future; and (3) consider geographic regions according to different availability. The surveys included 76 items…
Descriptors: Educational Media, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Howard, Alan; And Others – 1978
A description of current activities in instructional computing in Washington State community colleges is presented, along with curriculum content guidelines and planning procedures to assist colleges which plan to initiate or upgrade their activities in instructional computing. The document provides an overview of computing activities in the…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction
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Saba, Farhad – Distance Education, 1998
Discusses the use of technology in higher education and cites statewide plans in California and Washington that have recently been criticized for an overemphasis on technology. Topics include knowledge as a static commodity and as a dynamic process; new paradigms of knowledge; and where information technology can make a difference. (LRW)
Descriptors: Appropriate Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Higher Education
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Turpen, Doreen, Ed.; Crisp, Jeanne, Ed. – Library Hi Tech, 1996
Provides an overview of library automation and public policy initiatives in the state of Washington. Highlights include access to government information; public library initiatives, including Internet access; access in rural areas; partnerships between libraries and government; higher education cooperation; community and technical college…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Community Colleges, Educational Technology
Diller, Karen; Huling, Nancy – ALKI, 1997
Examines opportunities and challenges for distance learning in the state of Washington. Highlights include an educational technology network for kindergarten through higher education; collaboration between schools, government, and the private sector; and the role of libraries, including access, service, and administrative issues, Web-based access…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Distance Education
Rieseberg, Rhonda – TECHNOS, 1996
Describes investments made by Garrison Middle School (Walla Walla, WA) in video and computer technology with which the school's sixth graders produced daily video news broadcasts. The "electronic evolution" there has resulted in a schoolwide computer network which aids activities such as writing and library use. Future plans include…
Descriptors: Broadcast Journalism, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Development
Hendrickson, Grant – Principal, 1989
Feeling out of touch with daily classroom realities, a Washington State superintendent spent seven half-days as a routine substitute teaching elementary school classes. Newly sensitized, the author shares his insights concerning class size, classroom management, and educational technology issues. (MLH)
Descriptors: Class Size, Classroom Techniques, Discipline, Educational Technology
Matteson, Aleta – Equity and Choice, 1992
New educational technology supports a new vision of learning and teaching at Silver Ridge Elementary School in Silverdale (Washington), part of the Strategy 2020 design of the Central Kitsap School District. Technological and pedagogical innovation features extensive use of computers, flexible building arrangements, and special education in…
Descriptors: Building Innovation, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Wise, B. J. – Principal, 1994
Describes a Washington State school's efforts to forego factory-model education for a boldly restructured curriculum dependent on new technologies, such as computer networks, two-year classrooms, ongoing staff development and planning sessions, and an innovative onsite day-care program for staff and students. The school has succeeded in…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Day Care, Educational Technology
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