ERIC Number: ED122444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Student Suspensions. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Fourth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This publication is a comprehensive record of testimony and exhibits presented to the subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the U.S. House of Representatives during a hearing held October 9, 1975 on the subject of suspensions of children from school. Most of the testimony focused on discussion of a memorandum sent by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare to state education agencies and local school districts requiring that certain procedures be followed when school officials seek to suspend students. Major witnesses presenting testimony at the hearing included Martin H. Gerry, Deputy Directory of the Office for Civil Rights; John C. Pittinger, Secretary of Education for Pennsylvania; Marian W. Edelman, of the Children's Defense Fund; August W. Steinhilber, of the National School Boards Association; and Beatrice Gustafson, Coordinator of Pupil Serivces for the Fairfax County (Virginia) Public Schools. Testimony and exhibits are presented chronologically and indexed alphabetically by witnesses' names. (JG)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Note: Not available in hard copye to to small type in original document