ERIC Number: ED237336
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Feb-17
Reference Count: 0
Emergency Mathematics and Science Education Act. Report Together with Additional and Dissenting Views. House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session (February 17, 1983). Rept. 98-6, Part 1.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Amendments to H.R. 1310 (Elementary Mathematics and Science Education Act) and to the National Defense Education Act of 1958 are presented. Also presented is a summary of H.R. 1310, highlighting: elementary and secondary programs; postsecondary programs; background/need for the legislation; student preparation and achievement; foreign languages; underrepresentation of women and minorities; other needs in mathematics/science education; needs of industry and defense; and need for federal legislation. In addition, major provisions of the bill are presented, focusing on: part A (elementary and secondary programs)- authorizations, funds distribution, state/local shares, local/state use of funds, and general provisions; part B (postsecondary programs)- authorizations, National Teaching Scholarships, curriculum improvement and faculty development at institutions of higher education, summer institutes, and research; and part C (teacher initiative grants). Also included are costs estimates, a section-by-section analysis, general provisions of the National Defense Education Act, and additional and dissenting views of H.R. 1310. (JN)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers: National Defense Education Act; Proposed Legislation
Note: To accompany H.R. 1310 which on February 8, 1983, was referred jointly to the Committee on Education and Labor and the Committee on Science and Technology.