ERIC Number: ED340315
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun-14
Oversight Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965: Pleasant Hill, California. 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 field hearings across the nation on the reauthorization of the Higher Education of 1965, the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education met in Pleasant Hill, California, to hear testimony specifically on access to education for children of lower and middle class families in California. Discussed were the rising cost of higher education, restricted access due to increased cost, efforts to provide financing and assist students, and innovative programs in the public and private sectors that are providing postsecondary educational opportunities. Three panels of witnesses appeared. The first panel included a high school counselor, a parent, a director of foster services, a social worker, a high school student and a student from the local community college. The second panel included Gene Ross of Contra Costa Community College; Janis Linfield, of California State University; William R. Frazer, for the University of California; Jose Quintanar for Community College Educators of New Californians; Patricia Hurley, College of Marin; and Samuel Kipp of the California Student Aid Commission. The third panel included Linda and Ken Rawlings and Merrill Callow on the innovative "Otis Spunkmeyer Student Motivational Program"; Brian Murphy of San Francisco State University; Mary Duffy and J. Anthony Kline of San Francisco Conservation Corps; and Johnicon George, of the California Conservation Corps. Included are the prepared statements of all the witnesses. (JB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Bound Students, College Students, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Financial Needs, Financial Problems, Hearings, Higher Education, Labor Force, Middle Class, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Parent Financial Contribution, Paying for College, Student Financial Aid, 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
Audience: Policymakers; Community
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Location: California
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965