ERIC Number: ED204591
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Hearings on Reauthorization of the Vocational Education Act of 1963. Part 2: Urban and Rural Vocational Education. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress. First Session on H.R. 66 (February 26 and March 3, 1981).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This second part of the congressional hearings held in Washington, D.C., in February and March 1981, to reauthorize the Vocational Education Act of 1963 contains 17 pieces of testimony on the special needs of vocational education in rural and urban areas. Persons giving testimony included representatives of the following institutions: Houston Independent School District; Tri-County Technical College in Pendleton, South Carolina; Center for the Study of Public Policy in Somerville, Massachusetts; Maine State Department of Education; Perry County Board of Education in Marion, Alabama; University of Chicago; City University of New York; and the state of Oklahoma. Reports are appended concerning conditions in rural America affecting vocational education policy, special for-industry state-subsidized job programs, the role of education in industrialization in the rural southeast, a national study of vocational education systems and facilities, why some school districts fail to apply for federal funds, and sex discrimination in job-hiring practices. (Part 1 of the hearings, which contains testimony on vocational education in different institutional settings, is available separately through ERIC--see note.) (MN)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Industrialization, Job Training, Needs Assessment, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Rural Education, Rural Schools, Rural Urban Differences, School Districts, School Role, Secondary Education, Sex Discrimination, State Programs, Urban Education, Urban Problems, Urban Schools, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Vocational Education Act 1963