ERIC Number: ED340280
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-May-24
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965: Chicago, Illinois. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
As part of a series of hearings on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965, the House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education convened a hearing in Chicago, Illinois, in order to hear the recommendations of those who work directly in higher education. The witnesses testified on students loans, the difference between grants and loans, efforts to simplify the financial aid process, improving access to minority students, the rising cost of postsecondary education and the difficulty middle class families have in paying for education, early intervention and retention efforts aimed at minorities, and equal access to education. Appearing were witnesses for the following institutions: Project Fame/Upward Bound, Illinois Association of Educational Opportunities Program Personnel, Chicago State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, First Congressional District Education Task Force, National-Louis University, The College Board, Illinois Medical Training Center, Taylor Business Institute, Ada S. McKinley Community Services, University Professions of Illinois, and City Colleges of Chicago. Their prepared statements and other prepared statements, including statements from four students, letters, and supplemental materials are also included. (JB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Grants, Hearings, Higher Education, Middle Class Parents, Minority Groups, Paying for College, School Holding Power, Student Loan Programs
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois (Chicago)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965