ERIC Number: ED228076
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Hearings on Mathematics and Science Education. Part 1: Joint Hearings before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education and the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session (September 28-30, 1982).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Provided are transcripts of testimony presented at hearings on the status of mathematics/science education in the United States and testimony related to six bills to upgrade science/mathematics education, increase the supply of teachers, provide teacher training, and encourage training of students in high technology skills. These bills are H.R. 5742, 6656, 6674, 6775, 6950, and 7135. Testimony includes statements from representatives of government and industry, as well as science and mathematics educators concerned with the current crisis in science, mathematics, and technical education. Testimony focuses on all aspects of science/mathematics curriculum, instruction, teacher preparation and shortages, and other areas of concern. Prepared statements, letters, and supplemental material used during the hearings are provided in appendices. (JN)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Higher Education, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Program Improvement, Science Education, Science Instruction, Science Programs, Teacher Education, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Shortage, Technology
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers: Congress 97th
Note: Hearings on H.R. 5742, 6656, 6674, 6775, 6950, and 7135. Some pages are of marginal legibility.