ERIC Number: ED265275
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight on the Federal Role in Education (Part 1). Hearing before the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (New Orleans, LA, February 14, 1985).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This report of a regional hearing on education considers the Federal role in education and, specifically, how Federal budget cuts will affect both school programs and major national problems such as declining productivity, inflation, social tensions, budget deficits, and challenged world leadership. Testimony was heard from representatives of the educational community from Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Alabama, West Virginia, California, Wisconsin, and Illinois. Those testifying discussed, in detail, the impact of various budget cuts on their states' educational programs and policies. Issues of taxes, teacher education, school lunches, educational equity, vocational training, migrant education, and other concerns were considered, with reference to the impact of proposed Federal cuts in educational spending. Transcripts of testimony as well as prepared statements, letters, and other supplemental materials are included. (CG)
Descriptors: Education, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Hearings, Lunch Programs, Migrant Education, Tax Allocation, Teacher Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.