ERIC Number: ED132732
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Eleven Factors Influencing Federal Education Legislation.
Andringa, Robert C.
The 11 variables, in order of importance, that have the greatest ultimate effect in shaping national legislation on education are the following: (1) personal judgment and values of usually no more than six to ten members of Congress and staff, (2) strong views of respected and trusted friends, (3) assumptions about the economy and budget, (4) public opinion and the popular media, (5) strong views and efforts of major interest groups, (6) descriptive information about federal programs, (7) congressional hearings, (8) General Accounting Office reports and other independent reports on programs, (9) policy research studies and reports, (10) administration views and lobby efforts, and (11) program evaluation studies. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Political Influences
Not available separately--see EA 009 029
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation, Inc., New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for Educational Leadership.