ERIC Number: ED255188
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on Computer Education. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 3750, H.R. 1134, and H.R. 4628.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This hearing report covers three bills: (1) H.R. 3750, which would authorize grants to local educational agencies to purchase computer equipment; (2) H.R. 1134, which would provide funds to establish and operate model centers for computers in education; and (3) H.R. 4628, which would establish a government corporation to promote the development and distribution of high quality educational software. Following the text of the three bills, statements and testimony are included from the following individuals: Judy Anderson, East Consolidated School District, St. Paul, Minnesota, accompanied by Robert Pope, student, East Consolidated Elementary; Dorothy K. Deringer, Atari Learning Systems; Representative Thomas J. Downey (New York); Representative Albert Gore, Jr. (Tennessee), accompanied by Chancellor Joe B. Wyatt, Vanderbilt University; Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (New Jersey); Marc Tucker, Project on Information Technology and Education; Representative Timothy E. Wirth (Colorado). Prepared statments, letters, and supplemental materials are also included from Judy Anderson; the Association of American Publishers; Lewis M. Branscomb, International Business Machines Corp.; Dorothy K. Deringer; Thomas J. Downey; Albert Gore, Jr.; Edward P. Keller, National Association of Elementary School Principals; Ray Kline, General Services Administration; Frank R. Lautenberg; Representative Carl D. Perkins (Kentucky); Robert Pope; Marc S. Tucker; Representative Jim Weaver (Oregon); Timothy E. Wirth; and Joe B. Wyatt. (LMM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.