ERIC Number: ED251296
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
H. R. 1310, Emergency Mathematics and Science Education Act. Hearings before the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (February 9, 16, 1983).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.
These hearings focused on House Resolution (H.R.) 1310, a legislative proposal incorporating H.R. 30 and H.R. 582. This proposed legislation has three main parts: (1) assistance to elementary and secondary levels of education to improve the quality of instruction and achievement; (2) postsecondary education assistance; and (3) a national policy on science and engineering manpower, and an engineering and science personnel fund for matching grants. Individuals presenting testimony and/or providing prepared statements for these hearings include: Carl Perkins; Paul Simon; William Goodling; Jon L. Mills; Craig Phillips; Joseph Pettit; Evelyn Handler (presenting views of the higher education community); James Gant (representing the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education); Maryly Peck; Jon Fuller (representing members of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities); Timothy Worth; Robert Gillespie; Richard Van Horn; David Florio (representing the American Education Research Association); Don Dimancescu; Robert Finnell; Jerry Jasinowski; Jack Geils (representing the American Society of Engineering Education); and Bill Aldridge (representing the National Science Teachers Association and other professional science teacher organizations). Included (in an appendix) is a letter from Bruce Christenson (president, National Public Television), a statement from the National Education Association, and additional material submitted for the record. (JN)
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Engineers, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Mathematics Education, Postsecondary Education, Science Education, Scientific Personnel
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.
Identifiers: Proposed Legislation