ERIC Number: ED341693
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
[Public Law 102-62 of the 102nd Congress Relating to the Education Council Act of 1991.]
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.
Three documents related to the passage of Public Law 102-62 are presented. The first document is the House of Representatives Report 102-104, a report of the Committee on Education and Labor regarding the establishment of a National Council on Education Standards and Testing. The Council would be established to determine whether standards for student achievement can be established for grades 4, 8, and 12, and whether an appropriate system of tests can be established to determine progress toward these standards. The second document, Report 102-110, is a conference report of June 12, 1991, of compromises and adjustments made to combine the proposed House bill with a Senate proposal to establish a National Education Commission on Time and Learning to study the school year and hours of instruction. The third document is the text of Public Law 102-62, June 27, 1991, known as the Education Council Act of 1991. This Act establishes: (1) a National Education Commission on Time and Learning; (2) a National Writing Project for teacher education in writing instruction; (3) a civic education program for elementary schools; and (4) the National Council on Education Standards and Testing. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Citizenship Education, Civics, Educational Assessment, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Grade 12, Grade 4, Grade 8, National Programs, National Standards, School Schedules, Standard Setting, Teacher Education, Testing Programs, Time Factors (Learning), Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.