ERIC Number: ED121549
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Oct-9
Reference Count: N/A
Statement by Richard D. Salvatierra, Assistant National Director, LULAC National Education Service Centers, Accompanied by Mr. Roger W. Gomez, Legislative Assistant, LULAC National Education Service Centers before the Committee on Education and Labor, Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, October 9, 1975.
Salvatierra, Richard D.
In 1965 Congress passed the Higher Education Act which provided the Federal government a more significant role in determining the course of higher education. The LULAC's (League of United Latin American Citizens) National Education Service Centers (LNESC) firmly supports the extension of the Higher Education Act, as amended in 1972. LNESC particularly supports those aspects that have an impact upon Hispanic students and benefit the entire Hispanic community in gaining greater access to the opportunities provided by institutions of higher education. Therefore, LNESC strongly recommends that: (1) Title III be extended with a corresponding increase in authorization levels to expand the program and affect inflation; (2) the language in the new legislation insures that each minority group, including Hispanics, receives an adequate and fair share of the available monies to carry out their respective programs; (3) the authorization levels for Parts C and E of Title V which seeks to improve the present and long range needs of educational personnel be continued and expanded; (4) Title IX, Part B be extended and expanded beyond the present level of 7,500 fellowships; and (5) a U.S. Higher Education Council be established to assist Congress and the Office of Education in formulating plans and goals to effectively provide guidance and insight on the contemporary issues affecting higher education. (NQ)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: League of United Latin American Citizens, Washington, DC. National Education Service Centers.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965