ERIC Number: ED340316
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jul-13
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965: Great Falls, Montana, 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 Act of 1965, the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education met in Great Falls, Montana, to hear testimony specifically on access to education for children of middle class farm families in Montana. In the course of the hearing witnesses touched on the proposed Middle Income Student Assistance Act, whether farms should be considered liquid assets, simplifying the aid application process, non-traditional students, and educating the future work force. Among the witnesses were James R. Craig, Montana State University; Stacey Hargesheimer, University of Montana student; Heather L. Martin, parent; Kay Norenberg of Montana Women Involved in Farm Economy; Elsie Redlin of the Montana Farmers Union; Mr. Sheilds, president College of Great Falls; and Audrey Thompson, Director of Admissions, College of Great Falls. The prepared statements of the witnesses are included. (JB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Bound Students, College Students, Educational Finance, Farmers, Financial Needs, Financial Problems, Hearings, Higher Education, Labor Force, Middle Class, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Parent Financial Contribution, Paying for College, Records (Forms), Rural Family, 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: Montana
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965