ERIC Number: ED317374
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Public Hearing: Report of the Proceedings of a Public Hearing of the Task Force on Women, Minorities and the Handicapped in Science and Technology (Atlanta, Georgia, March 2, 1988).
Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology, Washington, DC.
The Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology was established by the U.S. Congress in Public Law 99-383 with the purpose of developing a long-range plan for broadening participation in science and engineering. Public hearings were held in Albuquerque (New Mexico), Atlanta (Georgia), Baltimore (Maryland), Boston (Massachusetts), Chicago (Illinois), Kansas City (Missouri), and Los Angeles (California), between Fall 1987 and Spring 1988. The final report of the task force was produced in December, 1989. This document is the written verbatim transcript of the public hearing held in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 2, 1988. Co-Chairs Mr. Jaime Oaxaca and Dr. Ann Reynolds conducted the hearing. Speakers at this hearing included: (1) Dr. Thomas W. Cole; (2) Dr. Etta Falconer; (3) Dr. James O. Mason; (4) Ms. Karen Darling; (5) Mr. Jack Sabater; (6) Ms. Chandra French; (7) Ms. Carolyn Chestnutt; (8) Ms. Polly Anna Harris; (9) Ms. Iris M. Carl; (10) Mr. James G. Breene; (11) Ms. B. K. Krenzer; (12) Dr. Joe Johnson; (13) Mr. William Shackelford; (14) Mr. Bill Linder-Scholer; (15) Ms. Debbie Baldridge; (16) Dr. Charles Meredith; (17) Dr. Isabella Ann Finkelstein; and (18) Dr. Melvin R. Webb. A written statement by Congressman J. Roy Rowland (Georgia) is included. (CW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Science, Disabilities, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Equal Education, Females, Government Role, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Science and Society, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Technological Advancement, Technology
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology, Washington, DC.