ERIC Number: ED228419
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jul-1
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational and Adult Education Consolidation Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United State Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session, on S. 2325.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This congressional report contains testimony given in relation to the passage of the Vocational and Adult Education Consolidation Act (S. 2325). (The Vocational and Adult Education Consolidation Act is legislation designed to consolidate existing federal vocational and adult education programs, to simplify requirements for states and other recipients participating in federal vocational and adult education programs, and to authorize certain state and national programs for the development of vocational and basic skills for persons whose employment would sustain or improve workforce productivity and economic growth.) Included among those agencies and organizations represented at the hearing were the following: the U.S. Department of Education, the American Vocational Association, the Council for Exceptional Children, the National Council of State Directors of Adult Education, the National Association of State Directors of Vocational Education, the National Education Association, the Nevada Advisory Council for Vocational Education, the United Tribes Educational Technical Center, and the National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education. Also included in the report are an article on sex equity issues in the reauthorization of the Vocational Education Act and a report of the State Advisory Councils for Vocational Education Effectiveness. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Block Grants, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, National Programs, Needs Assessment, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Secondary Education, Skill Development, State Programs, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.