ERIC Number: ED312071
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Hearings on H.R. 24, Child Nutrition and WIC Amendments of 1989. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session (February 8 and 28; March 2 and 23, 1989).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Hearings were held on the reauthorization of the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and the extension of the Child Nutrition and National School Lunch Acts. Testimony on WIC concerns: the importance of and need for the WIC program; state and federal funding of the program; program effectiveness; experiences of WIC consumers; ways to improve and expand the program; infant formula cost containment systems; program regulations; and other related concerns. Testimony on the child nutrition and school lunch legislation focuses on administrative reform of the program; the effects of cuts in funding for the nutrition programs; problematic aspects of program implementation; legislative recommendations; and a variety of child nutrition programs, including WIC and the Nutrition and Education Training, Summer Food, Child Food Care, CASH, and CLOC programs. (RH)
Descriptors: Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Government Role, Hearings, Nutrition, Program Administration, Program Costs, Program Effectiveness, Program Improvement
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 552-070-06594-6, $10.00).
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.