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Excellence in Education

Scope Note: 
Educational reform movement in the United States directed at stemming declining academic performance and renewing a commitment to high-quality, effective schooling for all -- begun in 1983 with the issuance of "A Nation at Risk," the final report of the National Commission on Excellence in Education, which focused attention and prompted widespread actions toward educational improvement
Category: Educational Process: Societal Perspectives
Use this term instead of
Educational Excellence Movement (United States)
Related Terms
Academic Achievement
Academic Standards
Administrator Effectiveness
Curriculum Evaluation
Educational Change
Educational Improvement
Educational Needs
Educational Objectives
Educational Policy
Educational Quality
Effective Schools Research
Equal Education
Instructional Effectiveness
Instructional Improvement
Instructional Leadership
Minimum Competencies
National Programs
Outcomes of Education
Program Effectiveness
Program Improvement
Relevance (Education)
School Effectiveness
School Restructuring
School Support
State Programs
Student Development
Student Improvement
Student Needs
Teacher Effectiveness
Teacher Improvement
Added to ERIC: 12/12/1988