Notice to General Public and Reagan LIbrary Researchers on Closures


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Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

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RESEARCHERS: Please see a "Letter to Researchers" from the Archivist of the United States for a further update.



White House Office of Records Management Subject Files: Education (ED)

(12.5 linear feet; boxes 1-27)

File Code Description Research

Education  (11.5 ft.; boxes 1-24 & 3 OA Boxes)
This primary subject category contains material relating to the administration's policy toward bilingual edu­ca­tion, the role of education and religion, and concerns over declining educational standards.  Material concerning declining standards includes reports created by the Nation­al Commission on Excellence in Education, the implementation of the commission's recommenda­tions, Adopt-a-School programs, and adult liter­acy programs.  This primary subject category also encompasses the topics covered in the secondary education subject categories.


Buildings - Grounds - Libraries - Facilities  (0.2 ft.; Box 25)
This secondary subject category contains material relating to public, private, and university libraries, school facili­ties, and equal access legislation.


Scholarships - Fellowships - Grants  (0.4 ft.; Boxes 25-26)
This secondary subject category contains material relating to private and government-sponsored grants, scholarships, and fellowships. Material is also related to the Presidential Schol­ars Program administered by the President's Com­mission on Presidential Scholars, and the Eureka College Reagan Scholars Program. 


Teachers - Teaching Methods - Educational Programs  (0.4 ft.; Boxes 26-27 & 1 OA Box)
This secondary subject category contains material relating to teacher's concerns about education; merit pay and "Master Teacher" proposals; and teaching methods - particu­larly in math, science, and special education.


Research Availability:
Open - all records in the subject category have been processed and are available for research
Partial - some of the records in the subject category have been processed and available for research
None - no records in the subject category have been processed nor made available for research