ERIC Number: ED341331
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun-24
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965: New York, New York. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (New York, New York).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document presents testimony and statements from one of a series of Congressional field hearings intended to critically review all the programs associated with the Higher Education Act of 1965. Issues addressed in the testimony and prepared statements include: How the United States can maximize the number of students, including non-traditional students and first generation students, in postsecondary education; ways the United States can encourage more students to pursue graduate studies, including women and minorities in under-represented fields; methods of improving the financial aid system in order to reach the entire spectrum of middle America; methods to improve educational quality; and ways of allowing students to choose from the entire spectrum of postsecondary opportunities while minimizing loan defaults. The testimony and statements also include numerous observations concerning the status of higher education in the State of New York. Persons testifying included several presidents, chancellors, and other top officials from various New York universities and colleges, as well as representatives of the American Federation of Teachers, New York; the Board of Education, City of New York, and student representatives. Fifteen prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials are included. (GLR)
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Opportunities, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Enrollment, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, First Generation College Students, Grants, Hearings, Higher Education, Loan Default, Needs Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Student Financial Aid, Universities
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, 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: New York
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965