Ecology of the School (Educational Excellence for All Children Act (All…
Ecology of the School
Educational Excellence for All Children Act
All children in America will start school ready to learn
High School graduation rate will increase to at least 90%
Students in grades 4,8 and 12 will have "demonstrated competency in challenging subject matter including: English, science, mathematics, history, and geography.
American students will be the first in the world in science and mathematics achievement.
Every adult American will be literate and will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in a global economy.
Every school in America will be free of drugs and violence and will offer a disciplined environment conducive to learning.
Macrosystem Influences for the School
Science and Technology
Legislation for standard of achievement
NCLB Act of 2001
Increases Accountability for states, school districts and schools
Provides greater choice for parents and students.
Flexibility to states and local educational agencies (LEAs) in the use of federal education dollars
Mandates a stronger emphasis on reading, language arts, mathematics, and science.
Parents Options for Schools
Health and Safety Issues
Substance Use and Abuse
Adaptation to change