ERIC Number: ED337566
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jul-30
Reference Count: N/A
H.R. 3098 A Bill To Improve the College Participation Rates of Groups Underserved by Institutions of Higher Education and for Other Purposes. 102d Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.
This document is the text of a Bill (H.R. 3098) proposed to improve the college participation rates of groups underserved by institutions of higher education. H.R. 3098 is also titled Hispanic Access to Higher Education Act of 1991. The Bill contains eight sections. Section 1 provides the short title and references of the Bill. Section 2 presents Congress's findings regarding the current status of education for Hispanic Americans. Section 3 states the Act's purposes: to establish early intervention programs, recruitment of teachers, collection of data, improvement of outreach programs, and encouragement of migrant students in higher education to serve as mentors to students in earlier grades. Section 4 details the establishment of an early outreach program to include grants and educational services. Section 5 authorizes a national survey of factors associated with minority participation in postsecondary education. Section 6 plans recruitment and training of teachers from groups underrepresented in higher education by way of loan forgiveness and repayment arrangements and a teacher corps program. Section 7 legislates improvement of special programs for students from disadvantaged backgrounds through information gathering and community-based organizations. Section 8 treats migrant student education with an expansion of services and the establishment of a national mini-corps of teachers. (JB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Preparation, Data Collection, Early Intervention, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Mentors, Migrants, Minority Group Teachers, Outreach Programs, Teacher Recruitment, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.