ERIC Number: ED334955
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Abuses in Federal Student Aid Programs: Hearings Before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session (February 20, 26, 1990).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.
This document presents oral testimony and prepared statements on the subject of federal student loan programs identified as particularly vulnerable to fraud, waste, and abuse. Opening statements by the four Senators (Nunn, Kohl, Roth, and Levin) stress the seriousness of increasing student loan defaults and abuses by proprietary, for profit, trade schools. Oral testimony and exchanges with the Senators are then given for the following individuals: Franklin Frazier, Director, Education and Employment Issues of the General Accounting Office; David B. Buckley, Chief Investigator of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations; James B. Thomas, Inspector General, Department of Education; two students, an employee, and the president of the American Career Training School. Much of the document consists of exhibits pertaining to the American Career Training Travel School (Florida) investigation and related documents concerning proprietary trade schools including a statement by the National Association of Trade and Technical Schools. (DB)
Descriptors: Career Education, Correspondence Schools, Federal Aid, Fraud, Higher Education, Loan Repayment, Postsecondary Education, Private Schools, Proprietary Schools, Standards, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Student Recruitment, Trade and Industrial Education
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Guaranteed Student Loan Program