ERIC Number: ED313600
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Feb-13
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on H.R. 670, The School Completion and Incentives Act. Hearing 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 (Miami, Florida).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document presents witness testimony and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing. Statements are included from Representatives Claude Pepper, Carl Perkins, Charles Hayes, and Nick Rahall. Witnesses providing testimony include: (1) Joseph Fernandez, Superintendent of Dade County Public Schools, Florida; (2) Nan Rich, who describes Dade County's Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters; (3) Pat Tornillo, executive vice president, United Teachers of Dade County; (4) Larry Adams, vice president of economic development, Florida Power and Light Company; (5) T. Willard Fair, president and chief executive officer, Urban League of Greater Miami, Inc., Miami, Florida; (6) Nancy Peck, National Dropout Prevention Network, University of Miami Center for Dropout Prevention; (7) Francena Thomas, District Advisory Council on Dropout Prevention, Metro-Dade Police Department; (8) Marvin Dunn, director, Academy for Career Education, and associate professor, Florida International University; (9) Guarione Diaz, president and executive director, Cuban-American National Council; (10) Raul Martinez, executive director, Aspira Association; (11) Marci Lindemann, 1987 Teacher of the Year; (12) Barbara Gothard, director, corporate relations, Burger King Corporation; and (13) Charlotte Greenbarg, president, Dade County Council PTA/PTSA and first vice-chairperson, Dade County Commission on the Status of Women. Also included are statements from seven students: Mackie Barnes, Michael Oquendo, Ginette Louis, Luis Collazo, Sadilia Williams, Sharon Fuller, and Roy Carter. Prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials are included. (NB)
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearings, Potential Dropouts, School Holding Power
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.