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LC ClassificationsLA217 .U54 1984
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Pagination229 p. ;
Number of Pages229
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LC Control Number84602618

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This volume documents the response to the final report of the National Commission on Excellence in Education, "A Nation at Risk," at national, state, and local levels during calendar It is divided into three parts. The first part, "The Nation Responds: An Overview," describes national developments in education during this period and summarizes state and local efforts to improve education.

Preface --Foreword / by Secretary T.H. Bell, U.S. Department of Education --The nation responds: An overview --State initiatives: -State profiles --Chart: Recent initiatives reported by states --Sample activities: -Local schools and school districts --Postsecondary institutions --Associations and organizations --Private sector.

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