ERIC Number: ED309211
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Apr-2
Reference Count: N/A
The Reauthorization of Expiring Federal Elementary and Secondary Education Programs. Miscellaneous Programs. Volume 8. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document reports on the eighth of a series of hearings on the reauthorization of expiring Federal elementary and secondary education programs. Seven expert witnesses, including representatives of the Department of Education and professional and community organizations, gave testimony concerning a number of micscellaneous federal programs. The following positions were expressed: (1) increase funding to support building programs in the Virgin Islands through P.L. 95-561; (2) encourage the development and retention of high-caliber teachers through the Christa McAuliffe Teacher Training and Improvement Act; (3) provide literacy programs for limited English speaking immigrants through the Emergency Immigrant Assistance Act; (4) continue block grant funds for magnet school programs through the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act; (5) improve elementary science and mathematics teaching through Title II of the Education for Economic Security Act; and (6) support implementation of effective schools programs. Seven prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials are appended. (FMW)
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Hearings, Immigrants, Inservice Teacher Education, Literacy Education, Magnet Schools, School Effectiveness, Urban Education
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. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Location: Virgin Islands
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 2