ERIC Number: ED317388
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Task Force on Women, Minorities and the Handicapped in Science and Technology: Executive Session. Report of the Proceedings (Washington, D.C., May 24, 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 verbatim transcript of the meeting. Co-Chairs Dr. Ann Reynolds and Mr. Jaime Oaxaca presided over the meeting. Discussions included: (1) An opening statement; (2) policy issues including the federal role in precollege education (Dr. Shirley Malcom), emphasis on specific actions for federal agencies (Dr. Mary Cutter), actions for industry (Dr. Harriet Jenkins), and a statement on racism, sexism, and discrimination against persons with disabilities (Dr. Alan Clive); and (3) a discussion on the style and format of the document to be produced by the subcommittee. (CW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Science, Disabilities, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary 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.