A r c h i v e d I n f o r m a t i o n
U.S. Department of Education Strategic Plan, 1998-2002 - September 1997
The U.S. Department
All students should be able to:
- Read independently by the end of the third grade.
- Master challenging mathematics, including the foundations of algebra and geometry, by the end of the eighth grade.
- Be prepared for and able to afford at least two years of college by age 18, and be able to pursue lifelong learning as adults.
- Have a talented, dedicated, and well-prepared teacher in their classroom.
- Have their classroom connected to the Internet by the year 2000 and be technologically literate.
- Learn in strong, safe, and drug-free schools.
- Learn according to challenging and clear standards of achievement and accountability.
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