Accession Number : ADA394330
Title : Review of Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) Schools. Volume I: Main Report and Appendixes
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA
Personal Author(s) : Wright, Richard K ; Anderson, Lowell B ; Bracken, Jerome ; Bracken, Marilyn C ; Byrd, Sheila A
Report Date : Oct 2000
Pagination or Media Count : 338
Abstract : This report provides an independent review of DoDEA schools focused on the quality of education of the overall system. It reports the findings from extensive interviews with military leaders, parents, administrators, teachers, students, and other individuals in Europe, the Pacific, and CONUS and presents detailed analyses and comparisons of data and additional research on numerous issues identified. The review focused on student achievement, curriculum, teachers and administrators, school environment, and DoDEA management and relationships. The DoDEA school system provides students with an above average to excellent education. Interview comments and detailed analysis did not result in identification of any overall dissatisfaction or serious problems with the DoDEA school system. Analysis and comparisons with other systems indicate that DoDEA performs well and compares favorably in many areas. Improvements can be made that should further enhance the quality of education. Renewed cooperation and collaboration among stakeholder groups indicate a healthy, positive relationship that will help students. There are 53 recommendations that should have an impact on student learning and improve the overall quality of education. All recommendations can be implemented, but some will take an investment of additional resources.
Descriptors : *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , *SCHOOLS , *EDUCATION , *QUALITY , ENVIRONMENTS , STUDENTS , ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL , INSTRUCTORS , COURSES(EDUCATION) , MILITARY COMMANDERS , LEARNING
Subject Categories : Administration and Management
Humanities and History
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE