ERIC Number: ED328595
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
The National Education Report Card Act of 1990. Hearing on S.2034 To Authorize the Creation fo a National Education Report Card to be Published Annually To Measure Educational Achievement of Both Students and Schools and to Establish a National Council on Educational Goals, before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities, Committee on Labor and Human Resources. Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session (July 23 and September 10, 1990).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities.
A Congressional hearing was held to consider: (1) the S.2034 To Authorize the Creation of a National Education Report Card To be consider: (1) the creation of a National Education Report Card to Schools and To Establish a National Council on Educatonal Goals, students and schools, and (2) the establishment of a National Council on Educational Goals. This document provides statements presented at this hearing concerning the National Education Report Card Act of 1990 (S. 2034). Prepared statements of D. P. Doyle and R. Mitchell are included. The introductory remarks of Senator J. Bingaman discuss educational assessment. S. Fuhrman of the Center for Policy Research in Education voices support for a National Council. Support for the national report card is provided by P. D. Forgione Jr., Connecticut State Department of Education. Statements by G. Ambach, Council of Chief State School Officers, and B. Honig, California Department of Education, are included. On September 10, 1990, the Subcommittee met again to discuss the formation of a National Council and the question of its independence from the political process. The following presenters' oral and prepared statements are provided: C. T. Cross, Office of Educational Research and Improvement; E. W. Clausen, American Association of School Administrators; M. C. Fricke, National School Boards Association; M. Waterman, National Parent Teacher Association; P. Kronkosky, Southwest Education Development Laboratory; and D. G. Stoner, Council for Educational Development and Research. A prepared statement from the National Education Association is also included. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Government Role, Hearings, National Programs, National Surveys, Public Policy
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, 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. Senate Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities.
Identifiers: Congress 101st; National Report Card; Proposed Legislation