ERIC Number: ED244146
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Vocational-Technical Education Act of 1983. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on H.R. 4164 (November 1-3, 9, 1983).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document contains four Congressional hearings on H.R. 4164, the Vocational-Technical Education Act of 1983, to strengthen and expand the economic base of the Nation, develop human resources, reduce structural unemployment, increase productivity, and strengthen the Nation's defense capabilities by assisting the States to expand, improve, and update high-quality programs of vocational-technical education, and for other purposes. Witnesses provide recommendations, reactions, improvements, and suggestions relating to this bill, highlights of which include the focus on updating vocational education programs, the emphasis on high technology training programs operated in conjunction with industry, and the new authorizations for youth with special needs, adult training and retraining, and vocational guidance and counseling. The text of H.R. 4164 appears first. Testimony includes statements, prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials from individuals representing the American Association of Retired Persons; National Association of State Boards of Education; American Vocational Association; American Association for Counseling Development; Council of Great City Schools; Vocational Education Regions 9, 10, 11, and 12; Correctional Education Association; National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education; American Association of School Administrators; Full Access and Rights to Education Coalition; Vocational Education Equity Council; National Association of State Directors of Vocational Education; Association of Independent Colleges and Universities; National School Boards Association; National Association of Community and Junior Colleges; Council of Chief State School Officers; National Association of Home Builders; National Alliance of Business; Committee for Economic Development; International Reading Association; and representatives in Congress. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Cooperative Programs, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Industry, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Postsecondary Education, Productivity, Program Improvement, Retraining, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, State Programs, Technological Advancement, Unemployment, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers: Congress 98th; Productivity Improvement; Vocational Education Act 1983
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