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D'Amico, Ronald; Kogan, Deborah; Kreutzer, Suzanne; Wiegand, Andrew; Baker, Alberta; Carrick, Gardner; McCarthy, Carole – 2001
Early state and local progress toward implementation of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) was reviewed. Data were collected through visits to selected sites in Florida, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, and Vermont and a 90-item Workforce System Information and Evaluation (WSIE) data collection form. The following aspects of WIA…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Agency Cooperation, Budgeting
Oakes, Jeannie; Quartz, Karen Hunter; Ryan, Steve; Lipton, Martin – 2000
Education reform based on technical and rational processes often short-circuits reform because it is uncontentious, abstract, and provides educators with no legitimate ways to question the marketplace values and policies that drive much contemporary school reform. The perspective referred to as "betterment" is an alternative reform that…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Citizenship Responsibility, Democratic Values, Educational Change