ERIC Number: ED331495
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Sep-27
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Select 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 report of a hearing on the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (U.S. Department of Education) focuses on programs that may help the plight of black males in the country's educational system, i.e., ways in which educational research and reform can address the problems of equal education, high dropout rates, poor student attitudes, low academic achievement, and the need for educational improvement for minority children generally. After an introduction and opening statement by Major R. Owens, Chairman, testimony and/or prepared statements and other materials from the following representatives from the field of education are presented: (1) W. Curtis Banks, Psychology Department, Howard University; (2) Steven Bossert, Bruce Hare, and William Pollard, Syracuse University; (3) Jomills Henry Braddock II, Director, Center for Research on Effective Schooling; (4) Norma Ewing, Chairperson, Special Education Department, Southern Illinois University; (5) Henry Frierson, Jr., Office of Educational Development, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; (6) Geneva Gay, Purdue University; Michael K. Grady, Prince George's County Public Schools; (7) Larry Hawkins, Institute for Athletics and Education, University of Chicago; (8) Barbara Holmes, Director, Education Commission of the States; (9) Shirley M. McBay, President, Quality Education for Minorities Network; (10) William Oliver, Criminal Justice Program, University of Delaware; and (11) Warren Simmons, Director of Equity Assurance Programs, Prince George's County Public Schools. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Blacks, Dropouts, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Government, Hearings, High Risk Students, Lower Class, Males, Minority Group Children, Public Agencies, Social Systems, Student Attitudes
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.