ERIC Number: ED331589
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on H.R. 4151, The Human Services Reauthorization Act of 1990. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session (Sioux City, Iowa, March 31, 1990).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
A hearing was held for the purpose of receiving testimony concerning the Human Services Reauthorization Act of 1990. The first panel provided testimony about: (1) the delivery of human services in northern Iowa that are funded through the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and the need for continued block grant funding; (2) CSBG funding of human service programs in east central Iowa and the way in which receipt of federal funds expand the functions of the Community Action Agency; (3) the reauthorization of the National Youth Sports Program and the program's success at Iowa's St. Ambrose University; and (4) allocation and use of CSBG funds in Iowa. The second panel provided testimony about: (1) the value of the Child Development Associates (CDA) Scholarship Program and problems with the program; (2) the reauthorization of Project Head Start and successes and needs of Head Start programs; (3) the Child Development Associate Credential; and (4) priorities and recommendations for improving Head Start. Additional materials submitted for the record include the testimony of the Governor of Iowa concerning the uses of CSBG funding in the state. (RH)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Community Action, Compensatory Education, Delivery Systems, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Human Services, Program Effectiveness, Program Improvement, State Federal Aid, State Programs, Teacher Education
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 552-070-08676-5, $3.00).
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: CDA; CDA Credential; Child Development Associate; Community Action Agencies; Community Services Block Grant Program; Congress 101st; Iowa; National Youth Sports Program; Project Head Start; Reauthorization Legislation
Note: Serial No. 101-98. For related committee report, see PS 019 275.