ERIC Number: ED049918
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Environmental Quality Education Act of 1970, Hearings Before the Select Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives...H.R. 14753.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Contained in this document are the hearings held before the select subcommittee on education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, ninety-first Congress, leading to the establishment of the Environmental Quality Education Act of 1970. The bill, H.R. 14753, authorizes the United States Commissioner of Education to establish educational programs to encourage understanding of policies and support of activities designed to enhance environmental quality and maintain ecological balance. In addition, the purpose of the act is to demonstrate the use of new and improved curriculums in model educational programs and to evaluate the effectiveness thereof; to disseminate curricular materials and information for use in educational programs throughout the Nation; to provide training programs for teachers, other educational personnel, public service personnel, and community and industrial business leaders and employees and government employees at State, Federal, and local levels; and to provide for community education programs on preserving and enhancing environmental quality and maintaining ecological balance. Statements, letters, and supplemental material from more than 120 people were presented to the subcommittee chaired by John Brademas, Indiana. (BL)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Ecology, Educational Programs, Environmental Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Legislation, Natural Resources, Speeches
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (GPO-47-238-0-70-51)
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.