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Shore, Rebecca A. – School Administrator, 2009
Within America's school systems, sometime between kindergarten and secondary education, a wide variation appears among the achievement levels of different children. The learning gap between high-achieving high schoolers and dropouts is certainly no secret to educators. Huge sums of federal funds and foundation support have been injected into K-12…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Dropouts, High Achievement
Doll, Beth – 1996
School psychology occupies a curious space between the educational and mental health service systems of American society. As professionals trained in mental health, but employed and located in educational settings, school psychologists' contributions are too easily overlooked by both worlds. Despite the fact that school psychologists were never…
Descriptors: Counselor Teacher Cooperation, Early Intervention, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cookson, Peter W., Jr. – Teachers College Record, 1995
The passage of Goals 2000 represents a victory for advocates of a stronger federal role in improving schools. The article explores the principal elements of Goals 2000, the origins of the "new federalism," the education legislative record of the Clinton administration, and what further efforts are necessary to meet the needs of American…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government
Brady, Jeanne – 1995
This book presents a feminist pedagogy of multiculturalism developed from Paulo Freire's theories on the politics of literacy. Freire has argued that literacy is the precondition for not only forms of social and political agency, but also social transformation and emancipation. In his view, teachers and students must refuse to be either experts or…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Democratic Values
Riley, Richard W. – Teaching Pre K-8, 1994
Discusses how the National Information Infrastructure (NII), the "information superhighway," can be used in classrooms to help reach the targets established by the Goals 2000: Educate America Act. Describes specific projects undertaken by schools to utilize the NII, and the role of computer technology in the classroom. (MDM)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Elementary Education
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Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1993
Discusses what schools, caregivers/teachers, parents, and communities can do to ensure/enhance children's learning and school readiness in accordance with the theoretical framework and eventual implementation of the 1990 National Education Goal 1. (BB)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Community Services, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education
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Riley, Richard W. – Technology Teacher, 1995
The Secretary of Education, in his State of American Education Address, suggests that the nation is no longer at risk, but on the move. He indicates that Goals 2000 is the force behind the effort to raise standards, to get technology into the classroom, and to set high expectations for everyone. (JOW)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Federal Programs, Public Education
National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Washington, DC. – 1995
Federal legislation to improve education passed in 1994 is reviewed and two major bills are discussed in greater detail. Emphasis is on the legislation's provisions for improvement of educational standards and access to improved education for all students, especially the disadvantaged. An introductory section highlights the provisions of three…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Bilingual Education, Change Strategies, Disadvantaged
Lane, Carla; Cassidy, Sheila – ED Journal, 1994
Discusses the systemic reform of education and training based on a review of pertinent literature, including a conceptual framework; the GOALS 2000 legislation; models of learning, including constructivism, student empowerment, and andragogy; the potential of technology in systemic reform; equitable access; using the National Information…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Andragogy, Computer Networks, Constructivism (Learning)
Riley, Richard W. – Teaching PreK-8, 1994
Discusses how three states are implementing the Goals 2000: Educate America Act, focusing on Massachusetts' Common Core of Learning, Delaware's First Schools in the First State pilot curriculum project, and Oregon's Initial Mastery and Advanced Mastery certificates. Notes that one of the aims of Goals 2000 is to make states true laboratories of…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Educational Certificates, Educational Change
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Kennedy, Edward M.; And Others – Educational Forum, 1994
Includes "On the Common Core of Learning" (Kennedy); "Constitutional Implications of National Curriculum Standards" (Arons); "Arguments against National Performance Standards" (Fulk, Mantzicopoulos, Hirth); and "The Painful Lessons of Introducing the National Curriculum in England" (Foster). (SK)
Descriptors: Academic Education, British National Curriculum, Constitutional Law, Core Curriculum
Department of Education, Washington, DC. – 1993
Consistent with education reform efforts, the U.S. Department of Education, in November 1993, invited a group of 119 outstanding public and private school teachers to the Goals 2000 Teacher Forum in Washington, D.C. to hear their thoughts and explore ways in which the federal government might work in partnership with teachers to achieve the…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Educational Innovation, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education. – 1993
This document records the written and oral testimony of witnesses at a hearing on the Goals 2000: Educate America Act. The act has three main components: (1) to provide grants to states and local schools for comprehensive educational reform; (2) to promote the establishment of voluntary national education standards to assist states and local…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Trends
American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. – 1995
Schools mirror society. Both are struggling with issues that threaten not only the learning process, but human development as well. The underpinnings of all school activities are in large part drawn from the field of psychology. Today, as education reform gains momentum, the scientific knowledge and practice expertise of psychologists are…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Behavior Development, Behavioral Science Research, Cultural Influences
Talley, Ronda C.; And Others – 1995
Because public health problems affect schools and communities so pervasively, schools inevitably must alter their mission to act as important service delivery sites for public health services, as well as for some community primary health services. Learning comes easier to healthy children, and health problems interfere with learning.…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Behavior Development, Behavioral Science Research, Early Intervention
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