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ERIC Number: ED168425
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Sep-28
Reference Count: N/A
Family Contribution Schedule for the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Program, 1978. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities of the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session on Examination on the Family Contribution Schedule for the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Program for Use in Academic Year 1979-80. September 28, 1978.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Human Resources.
This hearing before the U.S. Senate considered the proposed family contribution schedule for the Basic Educational Opportunity Grants Program. The schedule determines student eligibility for the Basic Grant program and establishes the degree of financial need for each Basic Grant applicant. After opening comments by Senator Pell, Leo Kornfeld, speaking for the U.S. Office of Education, briefly outlined the progress of the program during the five academic years it has been in operation and described the proposed changes in the family contribution schedule for the 1979-80 academic year. Statistical data and an excerpt from the "Federal Register" on the family contribution schedules are part of his presentation. Dallas Martin presented the positions of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators on the proposed schedule. John Phillips of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities offered some general observations about the essential nature and purpose of these proposals. Additional information includes communications on the schedule and statistical data on student funds. (SW)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Eligibility, Family Income, Federal Aid, Federal Regulation, Financial Support, Grants, Hearings, Higher Education, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Parent Financial Contribution, Position Papers, Program Administration, Statistical Data, Student Financial Aid
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Human Resources.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Basic Educational Opportunity Grants