ERIC Number: ED319105
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jun-13
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Excellence Act of 1989. Hearing on S. 695 To Promote Excellence in American Education by Recognizing and Rewarding Schools, Teachers, and Students for Their Outstanding Achievements, Enhancing Parental Choice, Encouraging the Study of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, and for Other Purposes, before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities.
The proceedings are presented of the hearing before the Congressional Subcommittee on Education, Arts and the Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. They reveal both the strengths and limitations of the proposed Educational Excellence Act of 1989. The proposed act would promote excellence in American education by: recognizing and rewarding schools, teachers, and students for their outstanding achievements; enhancing parental choice; encouraging the study of science, mathematics, and engineering; and exploring the possibility of other means. Contents include policy statements, proceeding transcripts, letters, sample pamphlets, charts, tables, figures, and graphs prepared by subcommittee and committee members. Also presented is the testimony of professional educational organizational leaders; federal, state, and local government agency officers; secondary and postsecondary school board members and executive staff; and civic and business leaders, all of whom are either advocates and opponents of the act. (JAM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Excellence in Education, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education, School Restructuring
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities.