ERIC Number: ED340587
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jun-14
Reference Count: N/A
Interagency Council on Science and Math Education. Hearing on S. 1951 To Promote Interagency Cooperation in the Area of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate. One Hundred First Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.
The transcript of the hearing that examined S. 1951, a bill to establish a Federal Interagency Council on Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education, is presented. The purpose of the bill is to promote cooperation and coordination among the dozen or so federal agencies that administer programs in science and math education. Witnesses include the following officials: (1) John Andelin, Office of Technology Assessment; (2) Christopher T. Cross, Office of Educational Research and Improvement; (3) Mark O. Hatfield, Senator from Oregon; (4) Sue Kemnitzer, former executive director, Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology; (5) J. Thomas Ratchford, National Science Foundation; (6) Richard E. Stephens, Department of Energy; and (7) Luther Williams, National Science Foundation. The text of S. 1951, the prepared statements of witnesses in order of appearance, a report on "Coordination of Programs on Mathematics and Science Education for the Department of Education, the National Science Foundation, and Other Agencies," and a letter to Senator Glenn from Christopher T. Cross dated June 14, 1990 are appended. (KR)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Agency Role, Coordination, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Higher Education, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Education, Science Achievement, Science Education, Scientific Literacy
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.