ERIC Number: ED054243
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-Second Congress, First Session, on S. 195 and S. 683. Emergency School Aid, 1971. February 10, 25, 26; March 12, 17 and 18, 1971.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
The purpose of S. 195, the Emergency School Aid Act of 1971, is to provide financial assistance to meet the special needs incident to the elimination of minority group segregation and discrimination among students and faculty in elementary and secondary schools, and to encourage the voluntary elimination, reduction, or prevention of minority group isolation in elementary and secondary schools with substantial proportions of minority group students. There are authorized to be appropriated for carrying out this Act, not in excess of 500 million dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1971, and not in excess of 1 billion dollars for the succeeding years. The purpose of S. 683, the Quality Integrated Education Act of 1971, is to provide financial assistance to encourage the establishment and maintenance of stable, quality integrated schools throughout the Nation, serving students from all backgrounds; and to aid schoolchildren to overcome the educational disadvantages of minority group isolation. There are authorized to be appropriated to the Commissioner, for the purpose of carrying out this Act, 500 million for the period beginning with the enactment of this Act and ending June 30, 1972, and 1 billion dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.