ERIC Number: ED056825
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Hearings Before the Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity of the United States Senate, Ninety-Second Congress, First Session on Equal Educational Opportunity. Part 15--Education in Rural America. (Washington, D.C., September 1, 2, 3, 1971.)
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity.
Purposes of these hearings--held Sept. 1-3, 1971, in Washington, D.C.--were (1) to document the disparities between metropolitan and nonmetropolitan schools, (2) to present a picture of what rural education is like at the grass-roots level, and (3) to review some of the programs which have been designed to improve nonurban education. Witnesses included educators and researchers who have studied rural educational problems, public officials who have been involved with educational problems in nonmetropolitan areas and efforts to solve them, and persons who have been intimately involved in the rural education process in specific rural counties. In the document, a transcript of testimony is presented, along with 4 appendices containing correspondence, newspaper articles, and reports related to proceedings of the hearings. (LS)
Descriptors: American Indians, Ancillary School Services, Attitudes, Educational Finance, Educational Needs, Federal Programs, Information Seeking, Investigations, Poverty, Rural Education, Rural Urban Differences, School Organization, School Personnel, State Aid
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity.