ERIC Number: ED296536
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Children and Youth Education Act, and Office of Comprehensive School Health Education Act of 1987. Hearing on S. 303 and S. 1348 before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United State Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session (September 18, 1987).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities.
The document contains testimony presented in a 1987 Senate committee hearing on two education bills. The first bill, entitled the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Children and Youth Education Act, is designed to establish a discretionary grant program within the Department of Education to provide funds to local education agencies for programs for gifted and talented students. The second bill, the Office of Comprehensive School Health Education Act of 1987, seeks to establish an office of comprehensive school health education within the Department of Education and would authorize discretionary grants to state and local education agencies to provide comprehensive health education to students. Testimony and prepared statements from gifted and talented program coordinators and from organizations such as the American Heart Association, the National Education Association, the Council for Exceptional Children, and the National School Health Education Coalition are included. (JW)
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Gifted, Government School Relationship, Health Education, Hearings, Public Policy, School Districts, State Programs
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities.
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