ERIC Number: ED195597
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Schools That Work--A Recommitment to Public Education.
Jones, Steven R., Ed.
ISEP Monitor, v4 n1-2 Jun 1980
This is the report of a conference held in March 1980, for the purposes of sharing, among black educators, experiences with successful education programs and devising strategies for improving ineffective schools. The introductory addresses by Shirley Chisholm and Augustus F. Hawkins are summarized, as are the presentations of John Algee, Mary Berry, Ronald R. Edmonds, Geneva Gay, Carol Gibson, R. David Hall, Norris L. Hogans, John Smith, and Kenneth S. Tollett. Then five workshops given at the conference are discussed in detail. The topics of these workshops were: (1) economics and public financing of schools; (2) community and family concerns; (3) discipline; (4) educational diagnosis, evaluation, and placement in relation to curriculum; and (5) alternative education. A list of conference participants and a selected bibliography are appended to the report. (GC)
Descriptors: Black Education, Black Teachers, Curriculum, Discipline, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Financial Support, Nontraditional Education, Public Education, School Community Relationship, Urban Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Howard Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for the Study of Educational Policy.
Note: Proceedings of the Black Educators' Conference (Washington, DC, March 27-28, 1980). Photographs may not reproduce well.