ERIC Number: ED174762
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Departments of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare Appropriations for 1980. Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, 96th Congress, First Session. Part 5, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare: Education.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Appropriations.
The 1980 proposed budget for education is examined in hearings before a subcommittee of the House of Representatives' appropriations committee. Witnesses include Dr. Mary F. Berry, Assistant Secretary for Education, Dr. Ernest L. Boyer, Commissioner in the Office of Education, and others. The report begins with an education division overview. In this overview Dr. Berry reveals that the education budget is $12.2 billion, consisting of $6.8 billion for elementary and secondary level programs, $5 billion for postsecondary education, and $434 million for research, innovation, and other support activities. Dr. Boyer in his overview statement identifies four budget priorities: improving educational quality for disadvantaged students, promoting school desegregation, expanding access to postsecondary education, and promoting national concerns, such as basic skills and education-work relationships. The hearings address the following facets of the budget: elementary and secondary education; school assistance in federally affected areas; emergency school aid; library resources; special projects and training; occupational, vocational, and adult education; education of the handicapped; higher and continuing education; higher education facilities loan and insurance fund; educational activities overseas; student assistance; student loan insurance fund; health professions graduate student loan insurance fund; salaries and expenses; National Institute of Education; and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education. (CSS)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Basic Skills, Budgets, Career Education, Disadvantaged, Educational Finance, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditures, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Graduate Students, Handicapped Students, Health Occupations, Hearings, Higher Education, Insurance, Libraries, Postsecondary Education, Salaries, School Desegregation, Special Programs, Student Loan Programs, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Appropriations.
Identifiers - Location: United States