ERIC Number: ED342299
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965: Secretary Lamar Alexander. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (May 8, 1991).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education.
At this hearing, part of a series of hearings on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965, the Secretary of the Department of Education, Lamar Alexander, gave testimony designed to present the Bush administration's recommendations on reauthorization of the Act to the Congress. Before the Secretary's testimony the following congressional Represntatives offered brief comments: E. Thomas Coleman of Missouri; Joseph M. Gaydos of Pennsylvania; William F. Goodling of Pennsylvania; William J. Jefferson of Louisiana; Marge Roukema of New Jersey; and Thomas C. Sawyer of Ohio. The Secretary then presented the administration's recommendations, a short verbal presentation followed by submission of a written report. The primary recommendations included targeting grants to lowest-income students, promoting greater accountability from individuals and institutions, improving the integrity of student loan services, establishing higher loan limits, improving outreach, expanding merit scholarships, and increasing teacher opportunities. There followed a lengthy discussion between the secretary and members of the committee. The prepared statement of Ron de Lugo, delegate to Congress from the Virgin Islands, is included. (JB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Finance, Faculty Development, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Government Role, Hearings, Higher Education, 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
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965