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Education Issues in the Heartland. What's Noteworthy on [microform]
Bib ID 5612118
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Mid-Continent Regional Educational Lab., Aurora, CO
 
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Description [S.l.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1997 
57 p. 
Summary

This document contains six articles. The first article describes the current status of education in the United States. The second article describes what changes to expect in adult and student populations, migration, the economy, and support for public education in the Mid-continental region. The next four articles provide snapshots of the region through four lenses--curriculum and instruction, professional development, technology, and finance. Contents include: (1) "The Good, and the Not-So-Good, News about American Schools" (John F. Jennings and Diane Stark Rentner); (2) "Demographics in the Heartland" (Harold Hodgkinson); (3) "What's Pressing? Everything!" (Joan L. Buttram); (4) "Targeting Professional Development At Student Success" (Ceri B. Dean and Fran E. Mayeski); (5)"Reshaping Schools for the Information Age" (James D. Parry); and (6) "Issues and Trends in School Finance" (Michael L. Arnold). Chapters contain references accompany the chapters. (LMI)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: RJ96006101.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Curriculum Development.  |  Demography.  |  Educational Finance.  |  Educational Technology.  |  Elementary Secondary Education.  |  Instructional Improvement.  |  Population Distribution.  |  Population Trends.  |  Professional Development.  |  Public Education.  |  Racial Composition.  |  Regional Characteristics.  |  Mid Continent Regional Educational Laboratory
Form/genre Opinion Papers.  |  Reports, Research.
Other authors/contributors Mid-Continent Regional Educational Lab., Aurora, CO  |  Mid-Continent Regional Educational Lab., Inc., Kansas City, MO
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