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The Holmes Group records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-23.12

Scope and Contents

This collection contains reports of the Holmes Group. Tomorrow’s Teachers, 1986, describes the background of the Holmes Group, the problems they see in teacher education, and their goals. Tomorrow’s Schools, 1990, outlines the principles for the design of professional development schools which are collaborations between public schools and universities while the executive summary outlines the progress in 1992 of the program. Tomorrow’s Schools of Education, 1995, describes how the new professional schools will help education for both future educators and students. The Holmes Scholars Network, 1991-1993, contains lists of graduate scholars in education at Holmes Group schools. One Year On, 1989, is a recap of the progress on the Holmes Group. Also included is Tomorrow’s Schools: Executive Summary, a summary of the Tomorrow’s Schools report.

Dates

  • 1986 - 1995

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

The Holmes Group began in 1983 when 17 deans of colleges of education met to discuss research into other methods of teacher education. At a second meeting, they developed a two phase plan to improve standards for teacher education. The group expanded to become a consortium of 96 research universities. They addressed their concerns in three reports. In 1996, the group joined with various teacher organizations to create the Holmes Partnership whose agenda is to accomplish the goals identified by the Holmes Group. MSU’s Dean of the College of Education, Judith Lanier, as well as other professors in the College of Education, were involved in the original group.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet (, 6 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University

Property Rights: Michigan State University

Source

Creator

Title
The Holmes Group Records
Status
3 Ready For Cataloging
Author
S. Roberts
Date
November 2003
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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