ERIC Number: ED199532
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on the Rehabilitation, Education, and Training Programs Administered by the Veteran's Administration--Nashville, Tenn. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education, Training, and Employment of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. House of Representatives. Ninety-Sixty Congress, Second Session (September 26, 1980).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
These Congressional hearings contain testimony given in Nashville, Tennessee, concerning the administration, execution, and effectiveness of four rehabilitation, education, and training programs relating to veterans and their dependents that are administered by the Veteran's Administration. Programs reviewed are Vocational Rehabilitation; the G.I. Bill, the Dependent's Education Program, and Post-Vietnam Era Veteran's Education Assistance. Focus is on how these programs are working at the local level in the Nashville, Tennessee, area and program problems as viewed at the grass roots level. Particular emphasis is placed on the problems of educational overpayments, payments of benefits to persons who do not qualify for them, and difficulties in collecting overpayments from veterans. Testimony provided by twenty-four individuals is included. These individuals include officials at the federal, state, county, and local levels who participate in the administration of veteran's rehabilitation, education, and training programs and representatives of local veteran's organizations, educational institutions, and groups. Organizations represented include the American Legion, the Veteran's Administration, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Disabled American Veterans, the Marine Corps League, Tennessee State University, and Aquinas Junior College. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Adult Education, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Program Administration, Program Costs, Program Effectiveness, Rehabilitation Programs, Student Financial Aid, Training, Veterans, Veterans Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
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.
Identifiers - Location: Tennessee (Nashville); United States
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: G I Bill