ERIC Number: ED293639
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Jan-4
Federal Aid to Elementary and Secondary Education: A Side-by-Side Comparison of Current Law with H.R. 5, as Passed by the House of Representatives (The School Improvement Act of 1987) and by the Senate (The Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary Education Improvement Act of 1987). CRS Report for Congress. (Revised Edition).
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.
This report provides an overview of major differences between current law and the House and Senate versions of educational legislation (H.R. 5) expected to be considered early in the second session of the 100th Congress, as well as a side-by-side comparison of the current and proposed legislation. Program areas covered in both the overview and the comparison include: (1) education for the disadvantaged, including grants to local education agencies, state agency programs, Even Start, dropout prevention and secondary school basic skills instruction, and general provisions; (2) state education block grant; (3) bilingual education; (4) science, mathematics, and foreign language education; (5) adult education; (6) impact aid; (7) magnet schools; (8) gifted and talented education; (9) drug abuse education; (10) immigrant education; (11) Indian and Native Hawaiian education; (12) special programs, including effective schools, Ellender Fellowships, family-school partnership, the Excellence in Education Program, the Fund for the Improvement and Reform of Schools and Teaching, optional tests for educational excellence, parental choice open enrollment demonstration, rural education opportunities, Secretary's Fund for Innovation in Education, territorial assistance, women's educational equity; (13) administrative provisions, including audits, Center for Education Statistics, and National Assessment of Educational progress; (14) vocational education; (15) comprehensive child development program; (16) education and training of disabled persons; and (17) obscene telephone calls. (RH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.