Reform of the System of Education
- Prospects of the Twelve-Year School. Maksakovskii, V.P. // Russian Education & Society;Sep2002, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p19
Discusses Russian Ministry of Education's decision to convert schools to the twelve-year system. Educational reform; Educational consequences of the transition from an industrial to post-industrial society; Challenges to the implementation of twelve-year system.
- Approaches to educational reform. Chi, Keon S. // State Government News;May99, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p38
Enumerates some of the reform proposals policy-makers of states in the United States must consider to address the problems on education. Discussion on the efforts of states and federal governments to deal with the problems; Examination on the problems.
- Leavitt is on the right track with but the next step in school reform must be discipline. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;08/31/98, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p14
Editorial. Focuses on the educational reform initiatives of Utah's governor. Sponsorship of the governor of charter schools; Response of schools boards to the governor's reform efforts.
- A chief state school officer's view of what's needed for comprehensive education reform. Billings, Judith A. // School Psychology Review;1996, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p485
Discusses the necessary factors for comprehensive education reform in the United States. Need for reform; Success of some innovations at helping specific students; Cooperation between states and federal government for comprehensive reform which will reach all students; Importance of community...
- Washington does not know best. Bennett, William J.; Alexander, Lamar // Vocational Education Journal;Oct95, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p48
Presents excerpts from the authors' testimony before the House Economic and Educational Opportunity Committee concerning education reform. Direction of federal education policy; Education as a constitutional responsibility of the states; Activities of national officials.
- A two-speed reform. Rharade, Abdelhag // UNESCO Courier;Nov98, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p16
Examines the educational reform made by the government of Kenya. Aims of the government in reforming its educational systems; Flaws of the reform; Details on the reform.
- Engaging the public. // Education Week;11/22/95, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p31
Opinion. Discusses how public educators and reformers in the United States can achieve the changes needed in public education. Bridging the gap between reformers' vision for public schools and the expectations of the public; Persuading communities that they should learn about their own schools.
- `The public will not blindly follow the experts'. Wadsworth, Deborah // Education Week;11/22/95, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p32
Opinion. Contends that the American public believe that educators and reformers have ignored the essential of good public schooling. Increase interest in home schooling and private education; Formation of public opinion.
- Eastern, western, or pan-European? Recent educational change in the Czech Republic. Safr, Viola; Woodhouse, Howard // European Education;Summer99, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p72
Discusses educational changes in the Czech Republic. President Vaclav Havel's commitment to humanize schools; Normative assumptions underlying educational change in the country; Need for the development of a stronger sense of Czech identity; Changes in teacher education; Realization that the...