ERIC Number: ED333778
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jan-9
Reference Count: N/A
Condition of America's Schools and Colleges. Hearing Examining Whether the Nation Is Meeting Its Education Goals and To Review Proposals To Reauthorize the Higher Education Act, Focusing on Problems and Reforms in Elementary and Secondary Education, Strengths and Weaknesses of Higher Education, and Access to Student Federal Aid Programs, before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This report provides a transcription of the speeches and written statements presented at a Senate hearing concerning the state of crisis within American education. The hearing examines whether the nation is meeting its education goals and reviews proposals to reauthorize the Higher Education Act. It focuses on problems and reforms in elementary and secondary education, the strengths and weaknesses of higher education, and student access to federal aid programs. Testimony is provided by the following individuals: Hameen Diggins, an 8th grader at Shoemaker Middle School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Anikee Ajagunna, Senior, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey; Claiborne Pell, U.S. Senator from the State of Rhode Island; Roy Romer, Governor of the State of Colorado; Constance Clayton, Superintendent, Philadelphia Public Schools, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Floretta McKenzie, President, the McKenzie Group, District of Columbia; Michael Timpane, President, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York; James L. Bush, sponsor of the "I Have a Dream" program at the Mather School, Dorchester, Massachusetts; Chester E. Finn, Professor of Education at Vanderbilt and Director, Educational Excellence Network, District of Columbia; and Robert L. Albright, President, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, North Carolina. (GLR)
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearings, Higher Education, Needs Assessment, School Effectiveness
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 Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers: Congress 102nd; Higher Education Act 1980; Reauthorization Legislation