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ERIC Number: ED264830
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Computer Literacy Act of 1984. Report together with Minority Views [and] Computer Literacy Act of 1983. Report together with Additional Views. To accompany H.R. 3750.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
These two reports contain supporting material intended to accompany the Computer Literacy Acts of 1983 and 1984 (H. R. 3750). This bill was designed to promote the use of computer technologies in elementary and secondary schools by authorizing: (1) grants to local school districts, particularly in poor areas, to purchase computer hardware; (2) teacher training institutes to improve the technological skills of individuals who are engaged in or preparing to engage in teaching; and (3) a grants program for the evaluation and dissemination to schools of information educational computer hardware and software. The report of the Committee on Education and Labor (Part 1) includes the text of the 1984 bill; a summary; its legislative history; need for the legislation; provisions of the bill; cost estimates; and minority views on the Computer Literacy Act of 1984. The report from the Committee on Science and Technology (Part 2) includes the text of the 1983 bill; purpose of the bill; background and need for the legislation; a sectional analysis of the bill as amended; committee views; a legislative history; a budget analysis and projection; and additional minority views on the bill. (JB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.