ERIC Number: ED074963
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Nothing But Praise: Thoughts on the Ties Between Higher Education and the Federal Government.
Pino, Lewis N.; Boulding, Kenneth
The Study Commission on Undergraduate Education and the Education of Teachers is charged by the U. S. Office of Education to concern itself with the reforming of undergraduate education as it relates to the education of teachers. Part of the process of reform is likely to involve the federal government's granting of money to institutions of higher education, to state agencies, or to schools. The essays in this book look at the relationship between the reform of federal systems and the reform of local systems. They suggest several principles: (1) Security in federal funding fields is likely to be related to the prestige of a field and its having arrived at a routinized and relatively secure method of winning information and advocating policy. (2) If the federal government is interested in encouraging institutions each to have a unified institutional mission and if it is interested in creating humane higher educational communities, then its procedures for funding ought to reflect and support that concern through the modification or abolition of the training-grant system. (3) As the federal government develops its interest in permanent institutional change, it must grant money in such a way that its funds tie into the full permanent governance systems of institutions so as to secure their long-term commitment to the goal for which funds are given. (Author/HS)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Planning, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Higher Education, Teacher Education, Undergraduate Study
The Nebraska Curriculum Development Center, Andrews Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508 (Free)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Study Commission on Undergraduate Education and the Education of Teachers, Lincoln, NE.