ERIC Number: ED193484
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Review of Education, Training and Employment Programs Administered by the Veterans' Administration. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Education, Training and Employment of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session (February 20 and March 6, 1980).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
This document consists of transcripts of testimony concerning veterans' training presented at Congressional hearings to review and discuss problems in four programs conducted by the Veterans' Administration. The programs covered are vocational rehabilitation for veterans who have a service-connected disability; the GI Bill, which provides educational benefits for veterans of Vietnam; educational and training assistance for dependents and survivors of veterans who died or were permanently disabled by service-related causes; and the post-Vietnam veterans' educational assistance matching funds program. Testimony is included from representatives of the Veterans' Administraton, veterans organizations, educational institutions, and others on administration and status of present programs and on the following pending legislation: (1) career development for Vietnam-era veterans; (2) broadening eligibility for the contributory educational assistance program; (3) providing for disbursement of unused education funds upon the death of a participant; (4) tutoring regulations; (5) increasing educational assistance and training allowances; and (6) promoting employment of Vietnam veterans through a job voucher program. (Copies of the bills and related documents are included.) (KC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.