ERIC Number: ED331452
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jun-20
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on TRIO Programs. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, 101st Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This report provides a transcription of the speeches and written statements presented at an oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor concerning two TRIO Programs: Talent Search, and Upward Bound. TRIO programs are designed to help students overcome class, social, and cultural barriers to higher education. Talent Search is an early intervention program to help high school students better prepare for college. Upward Bound is a college-based program of rigorous academic instruction, individual counseling, and tutoring for low-income high school students. Speakers before the subcommittee were: Joseph Bell, Director, Upward Bound and Student Support Services, Howard University, District of Columbia; A. Bradley Mims, Deputy Staff Director, Subcommittee on Postal Personnel and Modernization, District of Columbia; Theresa Micheletti, University of Montana, Upward Bound Program, Missoula, Montana; Karen Yvette Samuels, Girls Club of Memphis, Talent Search, Memphis, Tennessee; and Mike Rodriguez, California Polytechnic State University, Upward Bound Program, San Luis Obispo, California. Additional contributions of prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials presented at the hearing and contained in the report are from the National Council of Educational Opportunity Associations; and E. Thomas Coleman, a Representative in Congress from the State of Missouri. (GLR)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Financial Support, Government Role, Hearings, High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Individual Development, Low Income Groups, Minority Group Children, Program Effectiveness, Student Development, Transitional Programs
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.