Jack D. Foster papers

Abstract

The Jack D. Foster papers (dated 1981-2001; 13 cubic feet; 13 boxes) comprise correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, research files, audio cassettes, and video cassettes that document Jack Foster's involvement in the creation, implementation, and assessment of the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) of 1990.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Jack D. Foster papers
Date
1981-2001 (inclusive)
Extent
13 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Education -- Kentucky.
Educational change -- Kentucky
Video tapes.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by subject and format.
Finding Aid Author
Ellen Dukes
Preferred Citation
2017ms012: [identification of item], Jack D. Foster papers, 1981-2000, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Jack D. Foster holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the Ohio State University. He served as Secretary of the Kentucky Education and Humanities Cabinet from 1988-1991 and as a member of the Task Force on Education Reform that drafted the progressive Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990 (KERA). He has written several works in the field of edcuation, including If I Could Make a School (1991) and Redesigning Public Education: The Kentucky Experience (1999). After he left Kentucky State Government, he helped over 50 schools in Kentucky implement KERA.
Scope and Content
The Jack D. Foster papers (dated 1981-2001; 13 cubic feet; 13 boxes) comprise correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, research files, audio cassettes, and video cassettes that document Jack Foster's involvement in the creation, implementation, and assessment of the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) of 1990. The papers primarily contain documentation from education reform groups of which Foster was a member or worked alongside, such as the Kentucky Department of Education, Council on School Performance Standards, Task Force on Educational Reform, and the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Audiovisual, 1988-2000

Scope and Contents

The Audiovisual Series includes audio cassette tapes as well as video cassette tapes. The audio cassettes consist of an oral history interview with Jack D. Foster and audio from the 1990 Kentucky General Assembly session. The video cassette tapes consist of recordings of the 1990 Kentucky General Assembly sessions, interviewes with various Kentucky educators, excerpts from education reforem rallies, and Kentucky Education Television (KET) produced programs about Kentucky school systems.

Audio cassette tapes, 1988-1990

NPR Broadcasts, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-13, cassette 1
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An Oral History Interview with Dr. Jack Foster, 1990 June 20

  • Box 2017ms012-13, cassette 2
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Task Force on Education tape 17A, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-13, cassette 3
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Visions from the State Level: Facing Tomorrow's Challenges Today, Dr. Jack Foster, 1988

  • Box 2017ms012-13, cassette 4
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Video cassette tapes, 1988-2000

Assorted videos, 1988-1994

America 2000: An Education Strategy, 1991 May

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 1
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Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 2
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Education Reform in Kentucky: A Teacher's Search for the Wizard of Oz, 1994 October

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 3
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Educational Advances Productions: Education in Motion, 1991 May

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 4
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Education reform town meeting (4/21/91), 1991 October 30

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 5
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Excerpts from Northern Kentucky Education Forum (2/5/94) and excerpts from Anti-KERA rally (1/14/94), 1994 February 26

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 6
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The Governor's Symposium on Education: Restructuring Our Schools, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 7
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KIRIS, 1988

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 8
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Lawrence W. Lezotte: Effective Schools: Premises, Concepts, and Characteristics, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 9
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Legislative Research Commission: Education Reform, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 10
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The National Education Goals: How Telecommunications Technology is Working in South Carolina, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 11
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Reform Opponents, edited version 9/94, 1994 September

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 12
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Untitled #1, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 13
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Untitled #2, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 14
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CBS News: Education Conference Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1990 September 5

Parts 1 and 2, 1990 September 5

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 15
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Parts 3, 4, and 5, 1990 September 5

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 16
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Parts 6, 7, and 8, 1990 September 5

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 17
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Kentucky Education Television (KET), 1988-2000, undated

Learning in America, 101-103, 105, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 18-21
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Recollections: Governor's Round Table, 2000 October 18

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 22
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The People's Business and 1988 interview with Foster, Noe, and Williams with Mary Ann Roser, 1988

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 23
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Kentucky Tonight 4/19/99: Teacher Training, 1999 April 19

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 24
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Kentucky General Assembly, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 25-28
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North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), 1990-1991

Schools That Work: Children as Problem Solvers, video conferences 1-3, 1991

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 29-32
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The Thinking Curriculum: video conference #2, 1990 March 21

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 33
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The Partnership for Kentucky School Reform, 1995-2000, undated

Kentucky Department of Education Five Year Report video, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 34
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Education Reform: A Decade of Difference, 2000 April 24

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 35
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KERA: Investing for the Future, 1995

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 36
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Kentucky Department of Education, 1990-2000

Augenblick, 1999 December

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D. Hornbeck, 1990 April

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Eck Rose - Legislator, Senate Majority Leader; Craig Jerald - Quality Counts; Virginia Edwards - Editor Education news, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 39
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Elliot County, Binion, Super, undated

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Experts, undated

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Joe Clark, Legislator, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 42
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Stu Sillerman, 2000 March

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 43
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Theresa Jenson, Principal Eaglehard Elementary, Louisville, 2000 February

  • Box 2017ms012-13, item 44
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Council on School Performance Standards, 1989-1991

Scope and Contents

The Council on School Performance Standards series includes documents and reports that pertain to Jack D. Foster's work with the Council of School Performance Standards. The series documents the formation of standards for Kentucky students preceding the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990.

Assorted documents, 1989-1991

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 28-32
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Kentucky's Learning Goals and Valued Outcomes report summary, 1991 November

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 4
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Preparing Kentucky Youth of the Next Century, 1989 September

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 5-6
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Education Management Selection Committee, 1990-1995

Scope and Contents

The Education Management Selection Committee comprises documents pertaining to Jack Foster's involvement in the committee's search for a Commissioner of Education for the state of Kentucky. The series includes committee meeting minutes and a five year plan for the future of Kentucky education management.

The First Five Years, 1990-1995, 1995 June

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 7
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Meeting minutes, 1990 June-August

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 8
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Search for the Commissioner of Education, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 9-12
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Kentucky Education Reform Act 1990 (KERA), 1981-2000

Scope and Contents

The Kentucky Education Reform Act 1990 (KERA) series comprises documents pertaining to Jack Foster's involvement with the implementation of the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990. The series includes documents, reports, and correspondence related to assessment, implementation, state legislation, technology in education, and student and family resources. Assessment papers includes assorted news articles on Kentucky education, annual reports from the Office of Education Accountability, and documents from the State Alternative Assessment Exchange Steering Committee. Correspondence includes correspondence to and from Jack Foster concerning education in Kentucky. Implementation includes reports from the Appalachian Education Lab, papers on incentive programs, documentation on technology in education, and professional development for educators. The state legislation includes the Kentucky Supreme Court decision of 1989, speeches on education by former governor Wallace Wilkinson, and general assembly bills. The student and family resources subseries includes documentation on the Kentucky Integrated Delivery System and the Inter-Agency Task Force on family resources and student services. The series also contains material pertaining to the Kentucky Department of Education, the Kentucky Institute for Education Research, the Council on Educational Technology, the Kentucky Educational Technology Systems, and the Kentucky Instructional Results Information System.

Assessment, 1986-1998

Assorted news articles, 1986-1998

Education reform clippings, 1988-1998

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 27-30
  • Box 2017ms012-07, folder 1-8
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Justice magazine State Supreme Courts: Tilting the Balance Toward Change, 1988 August

  • Box 2017ms012-07, folder 9
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Road-bond issue, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-07, folder 10
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School succession, 1989-1990

  • Box 2017ms012-07, folder 11
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Tax impacts on Kentucky, 1986-1987

  • Box 2017ms012-07, folder 12
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Curriculum, 1992-1999

  • Box 2017ms012-07, folder 13-18
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Early Childhood Assessment and Instruction Conference, 1990 May 31

  • Box 2017ms012-07, folder 19
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Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis manuscript review, 1997 March 1

  • Box 2017ms012-07, folder 20
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Issues, 1988-1991

  • Box 2017ms012-07, folder 21-23
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Kentucky contract, 1990-1991, 1993

  • Box 2017ms012-07, folder 24-26
  • Box 2017ms012-08, folder 1
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Kentucky Education Reform Act 1990, 1991-1994

  • Box 2017ms012-08, folder 2-3
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Literacy, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-08, folder 4-6
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Office of Education Accountability annual reports, 1991-1995

  • Box 2017ms012-08, folder 7-11
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Request for Proposals to Implement an Interim and Full-scale Assessment Program for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1991 May 31

  • Box 2017ms012-08, folder 12
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Schools - Expectations of High School Graduates, 1989 June

  • Box 2017ms012-08, folder 13
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Schools - High school restructuring, 1992-1994

  • Box 2017ms012-08, folder 14-16
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Schools - National schools, 1986-1991

  • Box 2017ms012-08, folder 17-19
  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 1-2
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State Alternative Assessment Exchange Steering Committee, 1991

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 3
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Implementation, 1981-2000

Correspondence - education reform, 1989-1991

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 4-9
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Appalachian Education Laboratory (AEL), 1990-2000, undated

Development of Successful Program Indicators Based on Research in Continuously Improving and Continuously Declining School, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 10
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Implementation of Kentucky's Non-graded Privacy Program in Six Rural Schools, revised, 1999 September 29

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 11
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Initial Reactions to KERA in Six Rural School Districts, 1991 February

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 12
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The Link newsletters, 1991, 1993-1999

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 13-15
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Notes from the Field: Education Reform in Rural Kentucky newsletters, 1991-2000

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 16
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Policy briefs, 1990-1998

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 17
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Upgraded Primary Programs: Steps Towards Developmentally Appropriate Instruction, 1991 April

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 18
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Executive Order Reorganizing Cabinet Workforce Development, 1993 June 23

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 19
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Implementation committee materials, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 11
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Incentive programs, 1987-1997

Distinguished Educator Initiative, 1997 January

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 21
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School Education Excellence in Kentucky (SEEK), 1991

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 22-23
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The School Improvement Incentive Program, 1987

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 24
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Kentucky Department of Education 1990 Implementation Report and 1991 Six-month Planning Calendar, 1991 January

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 12
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Kentucky Education Reform:The First Five Years, 1990-1995, 1995 June

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 10
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Kentucky State Board for Elementary and Secondary Education: Goals and Strategies for 1990-1991, 1991

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 20
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Professional Development for educators, 1992-1997

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 25-27
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School financing, 1981-1988

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 5-9
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Teaching certifications, 1989-1991

National Center for Education Information: Alternative Teaching Certifications, 1990-1991

  • Box 2017ms012-09, folder 28
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National Commission for the Principalship: Principals for Our Changing Schools: Preparation and Certification, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 1
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New Jersey State Department of Education: Annual Report on Certification Testing, 1989 April

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 2
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Southern Regional Education Board: Alternative Certification: State Policies in the SREB States, excerpt, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 3
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U.S. Department of Education:Handbook for the Implementation of the Northeast Regional Credential, 1990 March

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 4
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State legislation, 1984-1998

General Assembly, 1984-1998

House Bill 256, 1988

  • Box 2017ms012-01, folder 1
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House Bill 940, Volumes 1-4, 1990 March 29

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 2-13
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Education Accountability Annual Report, 1996 December

  • Box 2017ms012-01, folder 14
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Regular session, 1998

  • Box 2017ms012-01, folder 15-16
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Legislative relations, 1988-1990

  • Box 2017ms012-01, folder 17
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Legislative school reform booklets, 1990-1998

  • Box 2017ms012-01, folder 18
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Special session materials and reports, 1984

  • Box 2017ms012-01, folder 19
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Governor Wallace Wilkinson, 1985-1992

Budget proposal, 1988-1990

  • Box 2017ms012-01, folder 20-23
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Council for Better Education Civil Action, 1988 May

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 1
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Education and the Governors: Preparing the World for the Next Round, 1985 January

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 2
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Education budget briefing, 1987

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 3
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Executive budget of Kentucky, 1988-1990

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 4
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Financial disclosure, 1987

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 5
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Focus on Kentucky Conference, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 6
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Governor's executive orders on school school performance standards, 1989 February

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 7
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Governor's Office for Policy and Management: Initial Implementation: Kentucky Education Reform Act 1990, 1991 March

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 8
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Governor's School Improvement Incentive Program, 1988-1992

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 9-10
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Kentucky First: Wallace Wilkinson's Plan to Revitalize the Commonwealth, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 11-14
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Legislative sesssions during governor Wallace Wilkinson administration, 1988-1990

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 15
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News articles, 1987-1990

Involvement in task force work, 1989-1990

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 17
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Inauguration, 1987

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 16
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A Plan to Restructure Schools in Kentucky, original draft, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 18
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The President's Education Summit with Governors Conference, 1989 September 27-28

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 19-22
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Senate bill and budget overhead transparent sheets, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 23
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Speeches on education, 1987-1991

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 24
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Kentucky Supreme Court decision, 1989 June

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 25-27
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Kentucky Department of Education, 1984-1997

Correspondence with Legislative Research Commission, 1991

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 13
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Executive summary of KERA 1990 implementation, 1991 June 30

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 14
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Flags of Excellence/Flags of Progress criteria, 1988 February 11

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 15
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High school reform, 1993, 1996-1997

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 16
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Individuals Involved in School Improvement Incentive Program, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 17
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John Bishop's Incentives for Learning, 1991 January 29

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 18
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The Kentucky Education Reform: Lessons for America, Betty E. Steffy, Ed.D, 1993

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 19
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Kentucky Reform Act of 1990: Early Childhood Assessment, At-risk Four Year-old Children, and Handicapped Children presentation, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 20
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Primary school state regulations, 1994

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 21
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Regional service centers, 1992

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 22
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Request for Proposal for Information Systems Services, 1991 July 29

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 23
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The Role of Kentucky Department of Education in Facilitating Systemic Change and School-based Decision Making: A Case Study, 1994 December

  • Box 2017ms012-03, folder 24
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Strategic planning workshop, 1991 February 12-14

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 1-2
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Student and staff support teams implementation guides, 1992

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 3
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Kentucky Educational Networking System (KENS), 1987 November

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 4
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Kentuckians for Excellence in Education Task Force, An Opportunity for Excellence, 1984 March

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 5
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Correspondence with Governor Wallace Willkinson, 1991 December 5

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 6
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Reaching New Heights, 1991

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 7
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Kentucky Institute for Education Research, 1994-1997

Assorted, 1994-1997

Accessing the Impact of the High School Restructuring in Kentucky, 1995 September

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 21
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Adjustments to Improve Program Operations, 1994 October 3

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 22
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Combined Results of 1996 Statewide Education Surveys, 1996

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 23
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Independent evaluation of Kentucky instructional results information system (KIRIS), 1995 January

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 28
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The Needs of Kentucky Teachers for Designing Curriculum Based on Academic Expectations, 1995 October

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 29
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Preparations of Teachers for Kentucky Schools, 1997 January

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 30
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Reform Surveys and Results, 1995-1996

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 31
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Research Guide to Tests in Kentucky, 1997 May

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 32
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Review of Kentucky Education Reform Act 1995 Executive Summary, 1996 February

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 33-34
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Implementation, 1995 August

Performance assessment in Kentucky classrooms, 1995 August

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 24
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Primary program, 1995 August

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 25
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School-Based Decision Making Program, 1995 August

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 26
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School-Based Professional Development, 1995 August

  • Box 2017ms012-05, drawer 27
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Statewide education reform mail-out surveys, 1994-1997

Local school board members, 1997 January

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 1
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New teachers, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 2
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School counselors, 1994 August

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 3
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School superintendents, 1994-1997

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 4-6
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Teachers, principals, parents, and general public, 1995-1997

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 7-9
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Student and family resources, 1988-1991

Assorted, 1990-1991

Family Resource Centers, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 14
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Grassroots Kentucky on Kentucky's education reforms conference, 1991 October 26

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 15
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Inter-Agency Task Force on Family Resources and Youth Services, 1990

Meeting, 1990 June 15

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 16
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Update on House/Senate Child Care Conference, 1990 July 17

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 17
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Kentucky Integrated Delivery System (KIDS), 1988-1990

Community services available in Davis County, 1988-1989

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 18
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Correspondence, 1988-1989

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 19-20
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Drop Out Prevention Policy for Kentucky draft, 1989 February

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 21
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Evaluations, 1990 March 1

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 22
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Meeting minutes, 1988-1989

1988 December

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 23
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1989 January

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 24
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1989 February

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 25
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Agenda, 1989 September 28-29

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 26
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Grants, 1989 May-July

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 27
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News articles, 1988-1990

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 28
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Policy to Integrate Schools and Human Services draft, 1988 October 5

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 29
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Process and performance outcome evaluation notes, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 30
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Statement of policy objective, 1988

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 31
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Technology in education, 1987-1999

Assorted reports, 1988-1991, 1999

Educom K-12 Networking Survey, 1990 Fall

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 13
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The Evolution of Teachers' Instructional Beliefs and Practices in High-Access to Technology Classrooms, 1991 May

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 14
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Gateways to Comprehensive State Information Policy, 1988

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 15
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An Interconnect Study by Telesystems Associates, 1989 May 30

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 16-17
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Kentucky Classroom Technology: Traditional or Transformation, 1988 July

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 18
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Kentucky 's Learner Outcomes Correlated to Educational Software, 1994 February

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 20
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Managing Information Resources for Kentucky, 1990 April

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 21
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Management Technology Applications Advisory Committee status report, 1991 February 11

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 22
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Next Steps... A Comprehensive Plan for Instructional Computer Use in the Jefferson County Public Schools, 1990 February

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 23
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Student Technology Leadership Program, 1999 January 23

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 24
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Technology in Education: Key Ideas for Kentucky Educators, 1990 October

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 25
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Kentucky Educational Technology Conference Focus on Reform Certificate of Appreciation presented to Jack D. Foster, 1991 March 3-6

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 31
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Council for Education Technology (CET), 1990-1992

Correspondence, 1990-1992

Council of Higher Education, 1991 August-September

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 26
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Evaluation of Request for Proposals draft, 1991 June 5

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 27
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Kentucky Department of Information Systems, 1991 September 4

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 28
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Kentucky Education Technology System Evaluation, 1991 September-December

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 29
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Kentucky Education Technology System Steering Committee meetings, 1992 February-March

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 30
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Kentucky Library Network, Inc., 1990 October 30

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 31
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Market Engineering Associates, Inc., 1990 August 30

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 32
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Opposition to House Bill 698, 1992 March 2

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 33
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Robert Stoltz, CET chairmain, 1991 February

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 34
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Search for CET executive director, 1991 March 20

  • Box 2017ms012-10, folder 35
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Meeting minutes, 1990-1992

1990 August 22

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 1
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1990 October 4

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 2
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1990 October 22-23

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1990 November 5-6

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1990 November 19-20

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1990 November 30

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1990 December 6-8

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1990 December 19

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 9
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1991 January 3

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1991 January 28-29

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 11
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1991 February 19-20

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1991 February 27

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1991 March 7

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1991 March 13

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1991 April 8

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1991 May 20

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1991 June 24

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1991 July 29

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 19
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1991 September 6

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1991 October 10

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1991 November 12

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 22-23
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1992 March 2

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1992 March 16

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 25
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1992 March 24

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 26
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Vendor question and answer session, 1991 July 10

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 30
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Reports, 1990-1991

Annual Report to the Legislative Research Commission, 1991 July 10

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 27
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Kentucky Technology Education Technology Plan Board Parameters Report, 1991 January

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 28
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Report to the Technology Oversight Committee, 1990 August 1

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 29
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Kentucky Education Technology Systems (KETS), 1987-1992

Design plan, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 32
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Evaluation and Selection Process, 1991 December 18

  • Box 2017ms012-11, folder 33
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Implementation Plan Phase 1 Volume 2, 1991 December 16

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 1-5
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A Report Planning for KETS Satellite Network, 1987 June 10

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 6
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Satellite Network Potential Uses by State Government and Higher Education, 1987 July

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 7
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Steering committee meetings, 1992

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 8-9
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Kentucky Instructional Results Information System (KIRIS), 1988-1996

Assorted education technology news articles, 1988-1996

  • Box 2017ms012-12, folder 10
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Request for proposal planning documents, revised, 1995 April 11

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Technical reports, 1991-1993

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Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, 1983-1998

Scope and Contents

The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence series contains reports and documents relating to Jack D. Foster's work with the Prichard Committee from 1982-1998. Included are reports by Prichard Committee Chairman Wade Montz on committee led education workshops and professional development for educators. Also included are papers on the the Prichard Committee's Kentucky Humanities Council Challenge grant proposal.

Alliance for Excellence draft, 1986 September 1

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Chairman Wade Montz - Citizen Workshops and Better Schools, undated

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Chairman Wade Montz - Professional Leadership for Kentucky Education, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 10
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Citizen's institutes, undated

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Collection of editorials and comments on Superintendents Amendments campaign, 1983-1990

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Correspondence, 1984-1998

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The First Decade, 1980-1990, 1990

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Kentucky Humanities Council Challenge Grant, proposal and approval, 1986

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Members list, 1987 July

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Press release on Citizens Workshops, 1987 February 17

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 18
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The Primary Program: Report from the Task Force on Improving Kentucky Schools, 1995 September

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Primary School, School-Based Decision Making, Family Resources, and Youth Service Centers, 1992 July

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Remarks on Wallace Wilkinson For Governor, 1987 August 10

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School-Based Decision Making Linking Decisions to Learning, 1994 August

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Staff Bulletin, 1994 September

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Statement on Higher Education Governing and Coordination Boards, 1986 November 24

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Research on education, 1982-2001

Scope and Contents

The Research on education series comprises reports, articles, and other materials about education and educational policy collected by Jack Foster for reference. The documents include past issues in Kentucky education and comparative research on education in California.

Acid rain/energy policy TVA, 1991

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Assorted reading material, 1984-1987

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Building a System of Teacher Learning for Standards-Based Reform: Policy, Action, Research, and Dissemination Project, 1998-2001

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 9
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Chronology of major events and activities related to education reform in Kentucky, 1989-1992

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Consortium for Policy Research in Education Policy briefs, 1991

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Education Symposia, 1988

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Education bibliography, 1989 October 11

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Higher education reports, 1987-1990

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 14-18
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Improving Kentucky Schools, 1988-1989

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 19
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Kentucky Education Reform Act Research inventory, 1993 January 31

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 20
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Kentucky's Program for Educationally Deficient School Districts: A Case Study, 1992 April

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 10
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Kentucky Reform Plan, Thomas C. Boysen, 1990 August 27

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 11
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Position papers of interest groups, 1987-1989

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 12-13
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Pre-1986 Kentucky education issues, 1984-1986

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 14
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Public county school funding program data, 1990-1991

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 15
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A Report to the Governor on Education technical report, 1982 October

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San Diego County Office of Education, 1990

  • Box 2017ms012-02, folder 21
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U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Research and Improvement, 1990 October 11-12

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 22
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University of California Center for Research in Education - finance and policy briefs, 1991 June and October

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 23
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University of Kentucky Institute on Education Reform publication catalog order sheet, undated

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What Kentuckians Gain by Improving the State's Education Standing, 1985 April

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 25
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Workplace education notes, 1985-1987

  • Box 2017ms012-06, folder 26
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Floppy disc: Director Help, undated

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Task Force on Education Reform, 1988-1992

Scope and Contents

The Task Force on Education Reform series consists of correspondence, minutes, and member lists from the task force's committees on curriculum, finance, and governance between 1988-1990.

Curriculum Committee, 1989-1992

Fiscal impact, 1991-1992

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Meetings, 1989-1990

Meeting number 9, 1989 December 7

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Meeting number 10, 1989 December 19

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Meeting number 11, 1989 December 28

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Meeting number 13, 1990 January 24

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Meeting number 14, 1990 February 1

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Meeting number 15, 1990 February 15

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Proposed jurisdictions, 1989 September 28

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 35
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Recommendations, 1990 February 23

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 36
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Revisions to task force bill, 1990 March 7

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 37
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Statement of principles, undated

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Finance Committee, 1989-1990

Consultants, 1989

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Correspondence and attachments from Legislative Research Committee, 1990 January 9

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 40
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Members, 1990 March

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Meetings, 1989-1990

Meeting number 1, 1989 July 27

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Meeting number 6, 1989 November 28

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Meeting number 7, 1989 December 15

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Meeting number 8, 1990 January 9

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Meeting number 11, 1990 March 7

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Preliminary Recommendations Concerning a New Structure for Kentucky's School Financial Systems, 1989 December 27

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Recommendations, 1990 February

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Reference material, 1989 December 19

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Staff continuing to work on education reform, 1990 May 2

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 52
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Governance Committee, 1988-1990

Members, 1988-1989

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Meeting minutes number 15, 1990 February 20

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Preliminary Models of Governance draft, 1989 October 20

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Recommendations, undated

  • Box 2017ms012-05, folder 7
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Meeting minutes, 1989 July

  • Box 2017ms012-04, folder 25-26
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