ERIC Number: ED327114
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Feb-6
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on H.R. 3859, Washington Center Grant. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This hearing was held to obtain testimony on H.R. 3859, a bill to authorize assistance to the Washington Center for Internship and Academic Seminars. The Center operates a partnership program that enables colleges and universities to extend their campuses to Washington, D.C. The Center provides an academic program that combines seminars and course work with the hands-on experience of work and service in offices of Members of Congress, Federal agencies, and private organizations related to making of policy. The Center also provides students with housing in Washington, D.C. More than 15,000 college students from more than 700 colleges and universities have participated in the Center's programs. One of the Center's goals is to encourage qualified young people to enter public service. This hearing contains prepared statements by Representative William Ford, the President of the Washington Center for Internship and Academic Seminars, the Director of the Office of Federal Relations of California State University, the Executive Director of the American Association of University Women, the Executive Director of the National Commission on Public Service, and an alumnus of the Washington Center program. (JDD)
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Extension Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Policy Formation, Public Administration Education, Public Policy, Public Service, Public Service Occupations, Urban Extension
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.