Citations with the tag: EDUCATIONAL change
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- Reform must begin with K-12.
Hart, Jeffrey // Academic Questions; Fall93, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p86
Advocates reforms in the educational system to ensure quality education. Adulteration of higher education; Insufficiency of liberal arts knowledge of most students; Ignorance of teachers; Need to start reforms from the grades kindergarten through twelve; Other recommendations.
- Here's why Alberta should fire its deputy minister of education.
Byfield, Ted // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 1/11/93, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p44
Discusses `program continuity' introduced by Nancy Betkowski minister of the advanced thinkers in the Department of Education in Alberta. Idea of eliminating universal grade `standards' from public education; Critics views; Media's negative portrayal of program; New minister Jim Dinning's...
Byfield, Ted; Byfield, Virginia // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 2/1/93, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p31
Discusses the `Globe and Mail's demands that `standards' be put back into public schools while stressing that Christianity be taken out. De-Christianization of schools; `Pluralistic' society; Education; Teachings of Christian schools; Belief that Christian children should be educated in...
- How a single change in school funding could unleash massive educational reform.
Byfield, Link // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 5/17/93, Vol. 20 Issue 22, p2
Compares the downsizing in the American automobile industry with the looming similar devolution in the $30 billion Canadian school system. All the same factors in place: ridiculous overheads, soaring costs, constant attention by design engineers, hostile clientele of parents; Average public...
- Smothered by its own weight.
Jenkinson, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/5/93, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p32
Questions if total privatization of Canada's public schools is the only way to fix the crumbling system. Full force of privatization revolution gathering momentum throughout Britain and US for more than ten years; Evidence the system is in crisis; Report from B.C. Teachers Federation on...
- The punishment imperative.
M.J. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/5/93, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p34
Speculates that if the relationship between the school and the child were a contractual one, there is much less chance of the three way relationship (parents, students and school) breaking down. Use of contractual agreements in private schools; Difficulty in using those arrangements in public...
- Calgary drags its feet.
Homersham, Bob // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/5/93, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p35
Reveals that the Calgary Board of Education has voted to delay for another year development of a firm policy on inclusion (mainstreaming, then integration, the euphemism for incorporating `special needs' children into regular classrooms). Possible coercion from parents of SN children and lobby...
- For-getting the goddess.
Hazelwood, Kim // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/12/93, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p34
Speculates on the cancellation of an inservice for Edmonton Public School Board members, `Re-membering the Goddess.' The Great Goddess is the Divine Feminine that has been gradually disempowered, then suppressed by Patriarchy to the detriment of men and especially women; Comments from Dr. Nadia...
- Education reform: Is it time for vouchers?
Pisciotta, John L. // Baylor Business Review; Fall1996, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p14
Focuses on the controversies surrounding vouchers in educational reform in the United States. Growth of the private sector; History of school vouchers.
- Reform without funds: A road map for progress.
Pisciotta, John L. // Crain's Chicago Business; 5/1/95, Vol. 18 Issue 18, p12
Opinion. Discusses school reform measures in Chicago, Ill. Funding for primary and secondary schools; Provisions that any reform package must take into account include a mayor-appointed small school board and restructuring of top school management.
- A vote of confidence for city school reform.
Pisciotta, John L. // Crain's Chicago Business; 04/14/97, Vol. 20 Issue 15, p10
Opinion. Focuses on the New York bond rating agency, Standard & Poor's Corporated, and its allocation of $500 million bonds for reforming the Chicago Public School system. Reason for reform; Details on school budget; Benefits of reforming the school.
- Dilemmas and choices in educational policies: The case of South Korea and Taiwan.
Cheng, Tun-jen // Studies in Comparative International Development; Winter92, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p54
Compares the educational reform polices of South Korea and Taiwan. Rapid expansion of the educational system allowed by South Korea; Control over the growth of education in Taiwan; Promotion of vocational educational programs in Taiwan; Strong impact of political dynamics as oppose to...
- Big bucks education experiment: Taj Mahal or inner-city model?
Walters, Laurel Shaper // Christian Science Monitor; 1/10/95, Vol. 87 Issue 31, p11
Analyzes results of an expensive experiment on educational reform by the Kansas City Missouri School District. Information about investments in the Central High School of the city; Comparison of standards of students at the Central with the Martin Luther King Latin Grammar School in the city.
- Rooting the rote out of learning.
Baker, Michael // Christian Science Monitor; 12/6/96, Vol. 89 Issue 9, p1
Reports that as a result of the realization that Korean education does not foster creative and analytical thinking, South Korean President Kim Young Sam has ordered a commission to come up with a set of education reforms. Money spent by parents on private tutoring; Encouragement of specialization.
- `Full service' schools broaden definition of education reform.
Coltoff, Philip // Christian Science Monitor; 2/24/97, Vol. 89 Issue 61, p19
Opinion. States that United States President Bill Clinton has called for partisan commitment in education reform, but higher standards, more choice and better teacher training may not be enough to aid the country's dwindling education system. Flaws in the school reform movement; Examination of...
- Curriculum in a box.
Coeyman, Marjorie // Christian Science Monitor; 1/16/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 35, p13
Discusses the differences of school reform programs in the United States, including their effectiveness.
- 'This is the way we teach our class'
Newcomb, Amelia // Christian Science Monitor; 1/16/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 35, p13
Discusses education reform and the debate over the roles of variety and uniformity in curricula.
- LOCAL INVOLVEMENT IN SCHOOLS.
Newcomb, Amelia // Christian Science Monitor; 3/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 84, p10
Discusses the efforts to improve local public schools in the United States and the role of local community involvement.
- Discussion after the speeches of Peter Morici and H. Ian Macdonald.
Newcomb, Amelia // Canada-United States Law Journal; 1990, Vol. 16, p311
Presents the discussion following the speeches of panelists Peter Morici and H. Ian Macdonald during the Canada-United States Law Institute's 1990 conference held in Cleveland, Ohio. Focus on the importance of educational change in improving competitiveness in Canada and the United States.
- Words can hurt education reform.
Newcomb, Amelia // Curriculum Review; Feb95, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p14
Reports on the meaning of words used by educators and policymakers when discussing about education reform, based on an article published in `Council Comments' periodical.
- Victorian curriculum and assessment board.
Legge, J.D. // Education; Summer90, Vol. 110 Issue 4, p472
Focuses on major educational reform underway in the Australian State of Victoria. Certificates of schooling; Flexibility in curriculum development; Examinations.
- Alabama judge slated to hear reform remedy.
Lawton, Millicent // Education Week; 9/29/93, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p1
Reports on the challenges faced by an Alabama state education-reform task force in helping reinvent and fund state schools. South Central Bell representative Ginny Bugg's remark about company president Neal Travis's desire to do away with tenure for new principals; Court ruling on the state's...
- Lost in translation.
Hinchey, Pat // Education Week; 10/27/93, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p22
Opinion. Comments on the perils on the uncertain route from educational reform theory to practice. Implementation of practices that defeat the original goals; Profiles of professionals implementing the practices; Reasons for the lack of focus on theory; Problems generated by lack of...
- Finding a silver lining.
Plattner, Andy // Education Week; 4/20/94, Vol. 13 Issue 30, p44
Opinion. Comments on the national debate on educational reform in the United States. Concerted attacks by opponents to reforms; Benefits of the debate for the public; Opportunities for educators.
- Catchers in the rye.
Yatvin, Joanne // Education Week; 9/14/94, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p37
Proposes changes to the educational system. Lack of faith in organized solutions as a means of restoring the human touch to education; Need for small school settings that allow personal relationships to fluorish.
- The parable of `scubation'.
Perelman, Lewis J. // Education Week; 9/14/94, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p48
Opinion. Discusses the internal elements of resistance to education reform. Comparison of the educational system to an underwater society that stubbornly isolates itself from the surface world; Production of self-serving propaganda to preserve the status quo.
- Phila. leaders join call for overhaul of schools.
Schmidt, Peter // Education Week; 9/28/94, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p3
Reports on the demands of Philadelphia, Pa. local leaders to overhaul the region's school system in response to a report ordered by Commonwealth Court Judge Doris A. Smith. Issues tackled in the report; Students' performance; Early-childhood education; Desegregation strategy; Equipment and...
- Educational reform in early elementary assessment.
Doak, J. Linward; Chapman, Ann D. // Journal of Instructional Psychology; Mar94, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p8
Presents relevant information on student development to help teachers implement effective and appropriate early elementary assessment as an education reform approach. Developmental norms of primary students; Problems with current practices of measurement and assessment.
- Maximizing cooperative learning success.
Ferguson, Britt Tatman; Forte, Pat // Journal of Instructional Psychology; Sep95, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p214
Reviews the Transforming Education at the Middle Schools (TEAMS) Project, a three-year implementation effort aimed at school change in San Francisco, California. Concepts of cooperative learning; Insights and suggestions for maximizing the likelihood of cooperative learning success at a school...
- The politics of education reform.
Elmore, Richard F. // Issues in Science & Technology; Fall97, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p41
Opinion. Presents the author's view on the necessary changes in education and how reform can be achieved in the United States political culture. Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS); Evolution of the United States education reform; National Assessment of Educational...
- Collaboration and school reform: A twenty-first-century perspective.
O'Shea, Dorothy J.; O'Shea, Lawrence J. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p449
Discusses the integration of collaboration and school reform in the United States. Factors affecting changes to upgrade public education; Objectives of school reform activities; National goals that help in defining assessment and programming models; Federal legislation related to restructured...
- Public education--Who's minding the store?
O'Shea, Dorothy J.; O'Shea, Lawrence J. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 7/10/95, Vol. 42 Issue 28, p20
Features highlights of `Long Island Business News' newspaper's series on education reform in the state of New York, published from May 1 to June 12, 1995. Median salary of Long Island teachers; Enrollment trends; Performance test scores; Comparison between Catholic schools' costs with public...
- A global perspective.
Jarchow, Elaine // National Forum; Fall93, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p23
Discusses how to achieve a global perspective for the American educational system. Curricular areas in need of focus; Global thrusts that must characterize American education in the twenty-first century.
- National education reforms.
Futrell, Mary Hatwood // National Forum; Fall93, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p30
Focuses on four of the proposed major educational reforms in the United States. National goals for schools; Core curriculum; System of examinations for students; Certification process for teachers.
- To start a dialogue.
Mecklenburger, James A. // National Forum; Fall93, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p42
Examines the issues on educational reform in the United States. Phenomenon of information age schooling or global village schools; Principles of global village schools; Strategies of educational reform.
- Assessment as a lever in education reform.
Diez, Mary E. // National Forum; Winter97, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p27
Discusses various impact of assessment in the development of educational reform in the United States. Importance of assessment in resolving conflicts between learning and teaching; Less dominance of the constructivist/interactionist position than the behaviorist/positivist position; Role of...
- Teach the underclass a lesson.
Diez, Mary E. // New Statesman; 03/21/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4326, p28
Offers a manifesto for education reform in Great Britain. Solution to the way schools let down low achievers; Most eloquent case for higher spending on education; Priorities; Preventing the proliferation of `sink' schools.
- Education based on behavioral science.
Diez, Mary E. // Psychology Today; Sep84, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p43
Fred Keller, a distinguished educator, promotes a radical view of education based on behavioral science, particularly the principles of reinforcement. He points to how far we have to go, and the difficulties inherent in educational reform.
- Why Johnny can't do science and math.
Fisher, Arthur // Popular Science; Sep92, Vol. 241 Issue 3, p50
Examines how poverty, discrimination against minorities and females, one-parent homes, poorly equipped schools and inadequately trained teachers all contribute to the United States education crisis. Efforts underway to remedy situation. INSET: A national achievement test?, by A.F.;Teaching...
- Blurring the boundaries of research and practice.
Ball, Deborah Loewenb // Remedial & Special Education; Nov95, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p354
Examines some of the educational reforms being implemented in the United States. Characteristics of the current visions of educational reforms; Implications for change; Reform efforts; Revising of educational practices in the vision of the reforms; Epistemological boundaries between teaching...
- LRE policy.
McNulty, Brian A.; Connolly, Terri Rogers // Remedial & Special Education; May96, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p158
Describes Colorado's implementation of least restrictive environment (LRE) policy. Focus on the reform initiative of inclusive education; Impact of state leadership; Movement towards integrated environments in the general education setting.
- School/community partnerships and educational reform.
Sailor, Wayne; Skrtic, Thomas M. // Remedial & Special Education; Sep96, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p267
Examines the school restructuring movement's emphasis on inclusion and school unification and recent efforts to localize and integrate various categorical health and social services programs affecting children and families. Philosophical premise; Broader set of descriptions of the three reform...
- Policy and process: Means to lasting educational change.
Grimes, Jeff; Tilly III, W. David // School Psychology Review; 1996, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p465
Discusses educational change from a system perspective. Description of the State of Iowa's system reform efforts called the Renewed Service Delivery System (RSDS) as a model of reform; Change as a step-by-step process; Importance of staff development during each step in the process.
- Professional culture and educational change.
Fullan, Michael // School Psychology Review; 1996, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p496
Focuses on educational change. Complexities of the change process; Nonlinearity of change; Change as a journey rather than a blueprint; Need to balance individualism and collectivism; Teaching profession; Education and development of teachers.
- Direct from Washington.
Lewis, Anne C. // Tech Directions; Feb96, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p6
Focuses on the improvement of workforce educational quality in the United States. Participation of the employer sector; High Schools That Work Program of the Southern Regional Education Board; Focus of education reform efforts.
- Direct from Washington.
Lewis, Anne C. // Tech Directions; Mar97, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p6
Focuses on school reform in the United States. Number of high schools selected by the National Center for Research in Vocational Education as exemplary sites; Activities which researchers recommended the reorientation of staff development for; Ways in which service-learning and school-to-work...
- Straight talk.
Freeman, Linda // Teacher Magazine; Jan97, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p38
Opinion. Focuses on education reform in the United States. Negative perception of parents about education reform; Role of educators in contributing to parents' perceptions; Things for teachers to do to improve communication between teachers and parents.
- Standards development moves ahead--but in the right direction?
Freeman, Linda // Vocational Education Journal; Jan95, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p32
Reports on the development of national standards on education reform plans. US Department of Education and Labor's creation of standards for several jobs; Government regulations on education reforms.
- Professional development: New demands, new realities.
Finch, Curtis R. // Vocational Education Journal; Jan95, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p35
Discusses the implementation of new approaches to public education. Integration of vocational and academic education; Role of school administrators as visionaries and facilitators; Details on the educational reform.
- Education reform in New York state.
Finch, Curtis R. // Westchester County Business Journal; 6/10/96, Vol. 35 Issue 24, p4
Opinion. Comments on education reform in the state of New York. New York State Education Commissioner Richard Mills' vision for education reform in the state; need for businesses in the state to support the reform efforts.