ERIC Number: ED054244
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Hearings before the General Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Second Congress, First Session on H.R. 2266, H.R. 4847, and Other Related Bills. Emergency School Aid Act. Hearings Held in Washington, D.C., March 15-16, 1971.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
The purpose of the Emergency School Aid Act of 1971, H.R. 2266, is to provide financial assistance to meet the special needs incident to the elimination of racial segregation and discrimination among students and faculty in elementary and secondary schools, and to encourage the voluntary elimination, reduction, or prevention of racial 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 fiscal year. The purpose of H.R. 4847, 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 dollars 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. House Committee on Education and Labor.