ERIC Number: ED334956
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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, Part 2: Licensing, Accreditation, Certification, and Eligibility (September 12, 13, October 5, 1990).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.
This document reports oral testimony and prepared statements of persons who testified at hearings on abuses in federal student aid programs. Witnesses included proprietary school owners, officials from accrediting bodies and other educational organizations. Their testimonies focused on the various problems and discrepancies occurring within the federally guaranteed student loan program, and specifically, the Triad system of state accreditation/certification involving self regulation by industry, eligibility conferred by the U.S. Department of Education on trade and proprietary schools, and the victimization of proprietary students by school owners. (LPT)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Certification, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Fraud, Higher Education, Private Agencies, Proprietary Schools, Standards, State Legislation, State Licensing Boards, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Student Recruitment, Students
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