ERIC Number: ED204592
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearings on Proposed Budget Cuts for 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 (March 4-5, 1981).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
These Congressional hearings, held in Washington, D.C., in March 1981, contain 24 pieces of testimony on the implications of the proposed budget cuts for vocational education. Government agencies and private organizations represented at the hearings included the West Virginia Department of Education; the Kaiser Aluminum Company of Charleston, West Virginia; the Massachusetts Department of Education; the Caterpillar Tractor Company of Peoria, Illinois; the First National Bank of Boston; the Golden Triangle Vocational Technical Education District; the Department of Education of Salem, Oregon; the Daniel International Corporation; Illinois Central Community College of Peoria, Illinois; the Northside Lumber Company of Philomath, Oregon; and the state departments of vocational education of Wisconsin, Mississippi, and New Mexico. Discussed at the hearings were such topics as the impact of federal budget cuts on various state vocational education programs; benefits of vocational education; impact of federal vocational funds; labor needs; training needs of special populations (older workers, urban residents, and the handicapped), and the effect of federal funding on secondary, postsecondary, and adult vocational education programs. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Budgets, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Benefits, Educational Finance, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Federal Aid, Federal State Relationship, Financial Support, Labor Needs, Needs Assessment, Older Adults, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Program Costs, Public Policy, Secondary Education, State Programs, Urban Areas, 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.