ERIC Number: ED254138
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-May
Reference Count: N/A
Hearings on Higher Education Civil Rights Enforcement. Joint Hearings before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor and the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (May 17, 18, and 25, 1983).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.
Hearings on the enforcement of civil rights legislation in higher education and the impact of policies and litigation on compliance are presented. Efforts to desegregate and enhance historically-black state colleges are addressed. Louisiana's civil rights consent decree is outlined, with attention to: governance, student access, student financial aid, student attrition, equal employment opportunity, college cooperative efforts, financial aid, and monitoring and reporting. Compliance activities in Virginia and efforts to enhance black institutions are also addressed, with attention to 1983 civil rights amendments designed to: improve general education and the curriculum, change teacher certification, increase the college and graduate-school entry rate of nonwhites, provide financial aid to nonwhite students transferring to four-year colleges, and promote faculty development. Also covered are: desegregation efforts at Kentucky State University, views of the U.S. Education and Justice departments concerning their civil rights enforcement efforts; and views of the Commission on Civil Rights. Supplementary materials include the 1981-1982 report of the Office of Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education, and correspondence of various government offices. (SW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Colleges, Civil Rights Legislation, College Desegregation, Compliance (Legal), Educational Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Federal State Relationship, Government Role, Hearings, Higher Education, Public Policy, Statewide Planning
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky; Louisiana; Virginia
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Civil Rights Act 1964 Title VI; Education Amendments 1972; Title IX Education Amendments 1972