ERIC Number: ED338323
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Improving Access to Preschool and Postsecondary Education. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Education and Health of the Joint Economic Committee. Congress of the United States, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session (December 14-15, 1988).
Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.
Joint hearings on the process of improving access to preschool and postsecondary education in the United States were convened to examine the economic significance of improved access to the nation. James H. Scheuer presided. These 2 days of hearings were the last of 11 days; information given on the previous days, which focused on what the country must do to produce a skilled and competitive workforce, is contained in the report, "The Education Deficit." The present document includes testimony and prepared statements from numerous witnesses, including representatives of the states of Maine and Washington, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, American Express, U S WEST, the New York State Bankers Association, Sky Chefs, Inc., the Brookings Institution, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the American Council on Education, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Community College of Philadelphia, George Washington University, Boston University, the National Association of Trade and Technical Schools, the Education Commission of the States, the University of Wisconsin, Towson State University, and the College for Human Services. Various submissions for the record cover such topics as the GI Bill, student loan defaults, the ascent of higher education, enrollment trends, AIDS, and the new service economy. (LB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Cost Effectiveness, Economic Impact, Educational Benefits, Educational Policy, Enrollment Trends, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Education, Public Policy, School Business Relationship
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: Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Congress 100th; GI Bill
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